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Wild About Books
Audience: Preschool - 2nd Grade
A rhyming book about a librarian who drives her bookmobile into the zoo, this story is filled with lively illustrations for the young animal lover. The pictures are bright, dynamic, and engaging, and the rhymes are clever. Younger kids will enjoy the illustrations and the sound of the rhymes, while older picture book lovers can be exposed to new vocabulary as they enjoy the story.
Date read: 7/6/2009
Audience: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
Twelve year old Lidie moves from warm, sunny Brazil to New York to join her father and brother where they are making a new life on the racetrack. She struggles to adjust to speaking English and navigating a different culture. Lidie's well-intentioned father and brother slowly realize that she isn't the little girl they left behind five years before. Lidie's love of horses gives her strength, and things look up after she befriends a new filly in for training named Wild Girl. Lidie and this horse share many things in common, and their journey is told in parallel form in the book.
Date read: 8/27/2009
Audience: K - 3rd Grade
A true story of the wild horses of the American West, the moors of England,and the Australian Outback. In this book, you will learn all about how horses were introduced into the regions and what became of them. It is a perfect book for any horse lover.
Similar books: Mustangs and Wild Horses by Gail B. Stewart
Wild Horses by John Bonnett Wixo
Wild Horses I Have Known by Hope Ryden
Date read: 6/29/2009
Audience: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
Eleven-year-old Zoe doesn't trust anybody. Her father left long ago. Her mother couldn't even take care of herself, much less Zoe. o when her mother dies and Zoe comes to live with her newly-discovered Uncle Henry, she doesn't trust him either. Dr. Henry Royster is a former surgeon and a well-known metal sculptor. When Zoe comes to his farm outside a small town in South Carolina, she finds a fiery temper and quick intelligence to match her own, and someone who appreciates her sarcastic humor without taking offense. Uncle Henry's thorny temper covers a generous and caring heart, but Zoe isn't used to trusting anyone. She prefers roaming the woods around his farm, and reaching out to a feral cat who sleeps under the house. This coming-of-age novel has many eccentric characters, and a few surprises for Zoe and the reader.
Similar books: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Awards nominated: Rebecca Caudill Award Nominee 2012
Date read: 4/25/2011
Wind in the Willows
Audience: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
This classic story is about the friendship and adventures shared by Toad, Mole, Badger, and Rat. Enjoy a trek to the Wild Wood, a quick trip in Toad's motor car, and many cosy scenes where the friends enjoy each other's company.
Date read: 12/9/2010
Small Friends, Big Adventure
I loved this book because it shows amazing friendship.
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