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Barefoot : Escape on the Underground Railroad

children's book / cover image / Barefoot - Escape on the Underground Railroad
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Was "Barefoot's" escape from slavery assisted by Nature?

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Outside Over There

children's book / cover image / Outside Over There
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A fearful, family togetherness is regained, when Ida's hornpipe helps her recover her baby sister from kidnapping by grotesque, Grim-Reaper, goblin-babies.

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Something to Remember Me By

children's book / cover image / Something to Remember Me By
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A granddaughter has many happy memories of her grandmother, who frequently gave her keepsakes that become precious to her when she became an adult.

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A Visit to William Blake’s Inn:
Poems for innocent and experienced travellers.

William Blake's Inn — No good can come of misrepresenting another man's ideas.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Willard's poems offer a bit of Blake's style, but entail flights of imagination more befitting Alice in Wonderland than William Blake.

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33

Disney’s Pocahontas

children's book / cover image / Disney's Pocahontas - Korman
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In tedious narrative, Pocahontas is 'one with Nature', while Europeans are gold-seeking, city-loving louts, except for handsome John Smith.

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The Cat in the Hat Comes Back

children's book / cover image / The Cat in the Hat Comes Back
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The typical Seuss-rhymes found in this work entertain, but use goofiness and magic with no clear direction.

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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

children's book / cover image / If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
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A boy offers a mouse a cookie, which prompts further demands: for milk, a napkin, etc. forming a chain of other rationalistic steps that ends with the mouse being thirsty and asking for milk and a cookie.

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30

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

children's book / cover image / Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
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Weather in the town of "Chew&Swallow" is always food, but food 'hurricanes' drive them elsewhere.

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Good Night Moon

children's book / cover image / Good Night Moon - Margaret Brown
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"Good night _______" is said to a number of dull, inanimate features found in illustrations of a dull and dim room.

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Millicent And The Wind

children's book / cover image / Millicent And The Wind - Munsch
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Lonely Millicent finds a companion and protector in The Wind, but is not happy until a real playmate is blown to her.

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