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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. Book Gifts for Kids and Teens
Do you need to get a gift for a child who loves to read? Here is a few shopping ideas and not just from the mega bookstore.
2. A Quiet Place - Book Review
Sometimes a boy needs a quiet place away from the bustle and noise of everyday.
3. A is for Abigail- Amazing American Women
Do you have a daughter who is too busy to read? I once had that daughter, she played basketball, soccer, kick-back, volley-ball and every sport imaginable, but she didn’t want to sit still to read.
4. Norma Jean- Jumping Bean – Book Review
Norma Jean is a kangaroo; she’s the best jumper ever. But she never stops jumping and sometimes it’s not fun to play with a jumping bean!
5. Gratefully Yours – Book Review
What will become of Hattie after her parents and brother are burned in a New York tenement fire?
6. Smoke Jumpers - Book Review
What does a smoke jumper do? Where do they work? How do they do it? Smoke jumpers work together as a team to fight forest fires.
7. The Rag Coat – Book Review
Minna and her family lived in the Appalachian Mountains where her papa worked in the coal mines. When he got sick with the miner’s cough he couldn't work much, and then she couldn't go to school.
8. The Life and Times of Clara Barton - Book Review
Clara Barton was known as the Angel of the Battlefield. At that time in history, (the eighteenth century) a woman was expected to marry. Clara Barton defied these conventions. She didn’t marry, was educated and worked. She did a man’s job and demanded a man’s wage.
9. The Acorn People - Book Review
Can acceptance change the way we feel about differences?
10. Balto – Book Review
Balto is the lead dog of his sled team. In the worst storm ever he is the only hope for the sick children miles away in Nome, Alaska.
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