Found 6 Results.

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80

Very Last First Time

"Very Last First Time" shows an Inuit girl's resilience in a frightening place.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Eva braves the caverns beneath coastal ice to collect mussels.

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71

D.W. The Picky Eater

Better children's books show reason winning over prejudice.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

DW realizes, after all sorts of poor behavior, that she cannot reject food before trying it.

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63

Ringtail

The children's book image shows a a raccoon plunging into water.
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Through entertaining verse, and well made collage images, children can understand a day in the life of a ravine raccoon —including a hunt among the humans' buildings.

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48

Fantastic Mr. Fox

cover image / children's book / Fantastic Mr. Fox
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Nasty and rich, three farmers fanatically pursue a thieving fox as it escalates its thievery to benefit its family and community.

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46

The Lamp, the Ice, and the Boat Called Fish

children's book / cover image / The Lamp, the Ice, and the Boat Called Fish
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Martin tells part of the true story of the crew of the explorer vessel Karluk surviving on barren ice and islands north of the Arctic Circle, for almost a year (1913-1914).

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19

The Little Red Hen

children's book - cover image - The Little Red Hen - Hader
Plot-ThemeShort Review

Distorting a classic, Red Hen's lazy housemates do not help make bread or cake, never know she is nearly eaten by a fox, and then for no good reason start to help.