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Book Review: Harriet the Spy

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Harriet's in trouble when her classmates read about themselves in her secret notebook. When they start a Spy Catchers' Club--and guess who's not invited to join--Harriet turns to her nanny for help. Kids might not like the idea of Harriet writing about them, but they'll certainly enjoy reading what she has to say about everybody in her world!

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How Boys Communicate

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How and Why Boys Use Humor to Communicate

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The Gift of Sarcasm

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How To Teach Your Child Appropriate Behavior

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Serious Learning in Playful Moments

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How Laughter Plays An Important Role In The Learning Process

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Review: Flat Stanley

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Flat as a pancake, smashed by a bulletin board, Stanley uses his new shape to gain attention, but he soon learns the downside of being different. Jeff Brown's sophisticated humor keeps adults entertained, while kids identify with Stanley's feelings and enjoy his adventures. The illustration style, though dated, is expressive and funny.

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Review: And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street

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Young Marco weaves a tall tale about a Roman charioteer, an elephant, a zebra, and a menagerie parading down the title thoroughfare in this, the first of Dr. Seuss's many classics. The simple story is an indictment of stern, soul-crushing adults who stifle creativity, but it stands on its own two hooves as a colorful flight of fancy for kids.

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Review: Officer Buckle and Gloria

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The students at Napville School snooze through Officer Buckle's safety speeches until his new police dog, Gloria, joins the act. Gloria's acting talents suddenly make Officer Buckle the talk of the town. This zany book, illustrated in vibrant color, tickles funny bones while teaching gentle lessons about safety and teamwork.

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Book Review: Oggie Cooder #1

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Reluctant readers have a quirky new friend.

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Book Review: Attack of the Growling Eyeballs: Who Shrunk Daniel Funk? Book 1

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Boy humor should appeal to reluctant readers.

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Book Review: The Willoughbys

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Dark humor may not be to everyone's taste.

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