Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Various and Sundry

DEE AND ME by Amy Schwartz. Holiday House, 2013.

Sometimes it is tough to be the little sister. Dee is bossy and does not play with her sister when she has other friends nearby. Eventually, though, the two sisters find a way to work things out.

SANTIAGO STAYS by Angela Dominguez. Abrams, Appleseed, 2013.

Santiago refuses to budge even when tempted with all sorts of treats. Why does Santiago stay?

TEDDY BEAR PATTERNS by Barbara McGrath with illustrations by Tim Nihoff. Charlesbridge, 2013.

Six colors of teddy bears (they look like gummy bears) can be arranged in all sorts of ways: by color for start. And then those colors can be combined to make all types of patters with two, three, four, five, and even six colors. Perfect book for math skills on patterns.

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