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Cybils Countdown – Easy Reader Finalists

The winners of the Cybils awards will be announced in just a couple more days!  My daughter is in first grade right now, and though she prefers to check out early chapter books for herself, easy readers are really her … Continue reading

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Cybils Easy Reader Finalists

I read all of the Cybils easy reader finalists that I could get my hands on for the Armchair Cybils (hosted as always by the lovely Amy of Hope is the Word) and I thought I should maybe tell you … Continue reading

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Mostly Picture Book Cybils Finalists

I’m realizing that the Cybils awards will be announced next week already, and I’d better try to catch up with my reviewing before then. Here’s one Easy Reader and three Picture Book finalists. I’ve not really been making an effort … Continue reading

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Rabbit and Robot: The Sleepover

Rabbit & Robot: the Sleepover by Cece Bell. Rabbit is planning a sleepover with his friend Robot. He has made a list of everything that he plans for them to do together. This list both appears in the text and … Continue reading

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Penny and Her Song

Penny and Her Song by Kevin Henkes Henkes creates another winning little mouse character, this time in a short-chaptered easy reader book. Penny comes home from school with a Song, a song that fills her up and demands to be … Continue reading

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Puff Flies and Queen Ella’s Feet.

Puff Flies by Sally Grindley. Illustrated by Valentina Medicino. Queen Ella’s Feet by Sally Grindley. Illustrated by Sandra Aguilar. I’m always on the lookout for easy readers that work for my smart dyslexic boy. He needs books that introduce new … Continue reading

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Crab Cab

So the boy can read a little bit on his own right now, with much effort. He’s not too much interested in putting out the effort, however – the books at his level are nearly universally unappealing to him. He … Continue reading

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Hiro Dragon Warrior

Hiro Dragon Warrior by Bobbie JG Weiss and David Cody Weis. Pictures by Robbie Short. It might not be perfect for every child, or even every little boy, but here is a book that is, according to my son, exactly … Continue reading

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The Secrets of Droon

The Secrets of Droon. Book 1: The Hidden Stairs and the Magic Carpet. Book 2: Journey to the Volcano Palace. by Tony Abbott. Read by Oliver Wyman This occupies the small but growing niche of long series of short chapter … Continue reading

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