Lucy’s Lovey

  Lucy’s Lovey By Betsy Devany Illustrated by Christopher Denise Lucy had 17 baby dolls all with very distinctive names such as Sparkly Baby, Cry Baby, Burper Baby, Bubba Bea, Squeaky Baby and many more. But her favorite baby by far was Smelly Baby.  Why, you might ask, would she name her such a distasteful […]

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Moo

Moo By Sharon Creech What happens when 12-year-old Reena and her family transfer from the crowds, noise and hectic pace of New York City to the farms, beaches and beauty of coastal Maine?  More than they ever expect! Shortly after settling into their new home, Reena’s mother volunteers Reena and her 7-year-old brother Luke to […]

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That Stinks! A Punny Show-and-Tell

That Stinks! A Punny Show-and-Tell By Alan Katz Illustrated by Stephen Gilpin When rainy weather forces Mrs. Mueller’s class to have to stay inside for recess, the teacher suggests an impromptu show-and-tell. “That stinks!” exclaims a student to everyone’s horror until you turn the page and see that his show-and-tell item is actually his pet […]

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The Perfect Dog

The Perfect Dog By Kevin O’Malley What kind of dog is “the perfect dog”?   One little girl thinks she knows the answer to this question until she starts looking at all of the different types of breeds with their varying characteristics. To make her decision, this little girl decides that she will compare the different […]

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