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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. List of Magic Tree House Books
List of Magic Tree House books. Enjoy time with Annie and Jack traveling to the past or the future.
2. Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch – Book Review
Mr. Hatch is a quiet man who doesn’t smile. He works in a shoelace factory and eats his lunch all alone. Do you know someone who feels all alone?
3. Across the Alley - Book Review
Willie and Abe are neighbors, but they don’t play together. Abe is Jewish and Willie is black.
4. 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.
5. Meet the Ponies of Ponyville – Book Review
Meet the ponies of Ponyville: Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie and all the rest of the little ponies.
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 Puzzle of the Paper Daughter – Book Review
Julie helps her mother in their "Gladrags" shop in San Francisco. One day she unpacks a bag of old Chinese clothing that were donated to the shop by her best friend Ivy, grandmother and finds something very interesting tucked deeply inside the pocket lining.
9. 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.
10. Breakout! – Book Review
On an island in the middle of San Francisco Bay sits the toughest prison in the world – Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. Is an escape possible?
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