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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Children's Books Site! These are the top ten articles that your Children's Books Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. The Candy Shop Wars – Book Review
What if a new candy shop moved in to your small town? What if the candy was magic? Would you do anything to get some?
2. Riddle of the Prairie Bride - Book Review
At the train station in Kansas, Ida Kate and her widowed father are waiting anxiously to welcome a mail-order bride and her baby. They have read all the letters she sent them and feel like they already know her. But when she comes she is a bit different - what does that mean?
3. Fever 1796 – Book Review
On August 16, 1793, the serving girl, Holly, is late for work...she dropped dead in the middle of the night. Philadelphia was the location of a yellow fever epidemic. It was the worst epidemic in US history. In three months it killed nearly 5000 people, 10% of the city’s population.
4. A Season of Comebacks - Book Review
Molly Burrows is a ten-year-old living in the shadow of her older sister – the famous, amazing Allie!
5. Amelia Earhart - Sky Pioneer
She forged the way for women in aviation stating “Women should do for themselves what men have already done.” She encouraged women toward greater individuality, liberation and freedom of thought and action!
6. Wilma Unlimited - Book Review
This is the true story of Wilma Rudolph and how she triumphs over overwhelming odds. She became the first American woman to win three gold medals at a single Olympics.
7. Josefina Story Quilt – Book Review
On a wagon heading west Faith wants to bring her pet hen, Josefina. Pa says NO- “She’s too old to lay eggs, and too tough to eat.” None of the neighbors want Josefina, what will happen to her if they leave her behind?
8. The Old Woman Who Named Things – Book Review
An old woman has outlived all her friends so she names her belongings to keep from getting lonely.
9. Too Safe for Strangers
In the book, Bobby and Mandee share information about bad strangers and how to be safe. Reading this book with your children, and learning the techniques in this book can foil an abduction attempt and save your child’s life.
10. Tangled-Kingdom of Color – Book Review
A Disney Tangled “ready to read” Level 1 book to enjoy! What colors does Rapunzel find in the kingdom?
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