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Dora’s Backpack : Dora the Explorer

Dora returns library books by traveling a predetermined, challenging route.
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Dora plans and then takes the proper steps to return books to the library.

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Dora’s Treasure Hunt : Dora the Explorer

A good children's book shows how to do things, and Dora plans well.
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Dora & friends use a definite plan of action to reach treasure.

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What’s Your Story?

Great children's books pay close attention to moral conflict and theme.
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Bauer explains how sensible planning –with detailed discussion on the development of character, plot, perspective, dialogue, and figurative language– is essential in preparing and revising a work of fiction.

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How the Cat Swallowed Thunder

The best kids books show cause and effect.
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This could be a Rudyard Kipling "Just So" story titled, How the Cat Got its Purr.

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November Boots

Great children's books show rather than tell.
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A boy seeks rain puddles to splash in, but Nature has her own agenda.

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Snowflake Bentley

Perseverance and numerical record keeping with images are important to science.
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Wilson Bentley's lifelong fascination with, and sensible study of, snowflakes eventually earned him the respect of scientists.

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Little Miss Late

Little Miss Late is always hurrying, but never on time.
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Miss. Late misses out a lot by being late, except with Mr. Lazy.

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The Little Match Girl

The Little Match Girl is a children's book that tells children life is bad, give up.
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A poor impoverished child sells matches all day on a freezing New Year's Eve but, overcome by cold, we are told of her last visions and of her journey to Heaven.

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Corduroy

The Corduroy teddy bear is shown on this children's boo cover.
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Teddy bear, Corduroy, tries to improve himself to earn the love and care of a little girl.

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Second Grade Rules, Amber Brown

cover image / children's book / Second Grade Rules
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Eventually, Danziger's narration brings untidy second grader, Amber Brown, around to winning the tidy desk award.

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