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Where The Wild Things Are

Sendak, M., & Sendak, M. (1963). Where the wild things are. New York: Harper & Row.

Caldecott Medal, 1964

Interest Level: K-3

Reading Level: 3.4… 310 more words

Easy Reader

My Drive-Thru Read

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear

Written by Lindsay Mattick

Illustrated by Sophie Blackall

Grade Level: K-3

Awards: 2016 Caldecott Medal… 356 more words

Book Review

What Books Can Do

This week continues the Stay-Cation theme to provide ideas for those who cannot take an extended family vacation. For information regarding Stay-Cation please check archives. … 1,424 more words


Book Review: Where the Wild Things Are

Today my son and I read Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. Winner of a Caldecott Medal, the pictures are amazing. The boundary between fantasy and reality becomes blurred throughout this book, with the illustrations cleverly adding to the thematic elements. 194 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review: Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale

There is no greater sign of praise from a young audience at the end of a read aloud than the words: again, again. Every time I read… 333 more words

Book Reviews

Waiting by Kevin Henkes

Kevin Henkes’ book Waiting (2015, Greenwillow Books) is one of the books I picked up at The Storybook Shoppe about a month ago. A 2016… 407 more words

Children's Picture Book

Grandfather's Journey

Say, A. (1993). Grandfather’s Journey. Boston: MA. Houghton Mifflin Company.


A Japanese American man tells the story of his grandfather’s journey to America.  He describes all the things that his grandfather saw while in the United States.  62 more words