Inspiring, Quiet Optimism: The Gardener

Monday, July 24, 2006.

The GardenerAuthor: Sarah Stewart
Illustrator: David Small
Published: 1997 Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374325170

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This inspiring story of accepting what is and quietly making a difference is told through a series of letters written by a young girl who is sent to New York City to stay with her uncle as a result of the Great Depression. The generous illustrations and cleverly written letters convey the story effectively enough to keep me choked up from cover to cover.

Literary Digest: The Incredible Book Eating Boy

Wednesday, May 9, 2007.

The Incredible Book Eating BoyAuthor: Oliver Jeffers (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers
Published: 2006 Harper Collins (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0007182317

Brilliantly built upon book covers and maps, this irreverent introduction to reading is a story kids can sink their teeth into.

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Friday, October 13, 2006.

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