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Freya Hooper
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We've moved One Great Book is no longer on Blogger We can officially be found at www.onegreatbook.com You can still use this site to access my past blogs, but all my new books are at my official address .  In a few weeks all my old posts will have moved ove...

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Delightful Early Chapter Book
I had a chance to look at one of Cornilia Funke's early chapter books recently.  I love her middle grade fiction, so it was nice to see what she is doing for the younger crowd. This book reminded me of something I would have read as a child, but thankfully ...

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Funny Early Chapter Book
I love to find great early reader chapter books.  Kids are getting excited about their new skill and when they can practice on stories that entertain and delight, it just leaves them with a wonderful impression about books.  That always puts a smile on my f...

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A Picture Book to Stop Summer Boredom
I usually use Friday to bring out a book I have profiled in the past that is still fun and relevant for your kids.  But this week I had so many picture books in the pipeline, that I decided to devote Friday to another picture book that I absolutely adored. ...

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Caldecott Contender
I have a dismal track record of picking Caldecott winners, the Oscars for Picture Books.  Now the Newbery is a different story, but the Caldecott just shows me no mercy.  So while I will tell you that the book I am profiling today should probably be on the ...

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Fabulous Picture Book for Kids
Let us not forget the picture book this summer!  My "big kids" still pull picture books down from the shelf to peruse and frankly, I think they get the humor on a whole new level now. I just love it when I find a picture book that makes me giggle and that I...

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Books to Keep Kids Reading Over the Summer
Friday is here again and for Flashback Friday I have a book that I just loved when I first read it.  It was one of those stories that my son begged me to read because he couldn't stop talking about it and frankly I felt the same way after I finished.  Despi...

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A Book For Kids About Making Assumptions
Summer continues and more good books are available to keep your kids reading.  The book I am profiling today is an insightful look at fitting in and more importantly about making assumptions about people.  If you have a child who will be going to a new scho...

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Summer Reading for Kids
Summer fun continues this week with a book that explores the immigrant experience.  But don't worry, I haven't gotten too serious on your kid's beach vibe.  While this book will prove extremely enlightening for your children, it is also full of humor and la...

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Great Summer Reads for Kids
The fun continues with more summer reads that will get your kids excited about books over the break!  Today I have one that teaches us about Wonder Woman when she was just a teen, trying to manage friends and please her mom.  Perhaps she was a little more t...
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