The Realms of the Gods (The Immortals, Book 4)

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Perfect for: Kids who like classic stories. I have no idea how that book even got on my daughter’s shelf. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Whether you are a mom or a dad, this story of a mother and her son will strike a chord with you, and you may find yourself saying to your own children, “I’ll love you forever, I’ll like you for always, as long as I’m living my baby you’ll be.” In this story, a mother sings those words to her own son each night even after he’s an adult.

Voltron Force, Vol. 2: Tournament of Lions

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In Egypt, Tintin and Snowy discover a tomb crowded with mummified Egyptologists and stashes of opium-filled cigars. Even after controlling for other attributes of communities, schools, principals, classes, and students, that might confound this relationship, the gap is 44 points. Features Bruno, a wildly inventive boy, and his new... Their environment and interaction with images in picture books have a profound impact on this development and are intended to inform a child about the world. [118] Children’s literature critic Peter Hunt argues that no book is innocent of harbouring an ideology of the culture it comes from. [119] Some critics claim that an author’s ethnicity, gender and social class inform their work. [120] Scholar Kimberley Reynolds suggests books can never be neutral as their nature is intended as instructional and by using its language, children are imbedded with the values of that society. [121] Claiming childhood as a culturally constructed concept, [122] Reynolds states that it is through children’s literature that a child learns how to form their behaviour and to act as a child should by the expectations of the culture they are a part of.

Under Wildwood (Wildwood Chronicles Book 2)

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Firefly's goal is to bring readers beautifully produced books written by experts at reasonable prices. This was an extremely violent period of history and Jinks describes the brutality of the frequent battles and sieges between the Cathars in the south of France and the French lords. (13 - 17 years) • A Very Unusual Pursuit: 1 City of Orphans Trilogy pb 9781743313060 $14.99 An atmospheric fantasy adventure set in Victorian London. Very useful, although things can get a little out of control when a sneeze can literally blast your head off!

Tom Swift and His Wizard Camera

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Whether it’s falling in love with a boy from school or saving him from certain doom, you can be sure Spider-Girl will be there in the midst of it all. YA readers Shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize Best Fiction for Teens Award 2015 A touching and beautifully observed story about friendship and overcoming family difficulties. Find Time Stops for No Mouse at your local library. Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton. Books that are written for today's youths, representing contemporary times, based on real-world situations are called realistic fictions.

Baseball Great

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I haven’t read these to our kiddos yet because we monitor what type and how much “magic” they get right now while they’re still very impressionable. Circulated in samizdat for years — in which form it influenced George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four — this dystopian novel extrapolates from the rhetoric of communists who advocated extending Taylorism, Fordism, and other (capitalist) scientific-management techniques beyond the factory into all spheres of life.

Daniel X: Demons and Druids

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His mother, though, tells him that if he runs away she will run after him. Large print, simple text and illustrations. We offer a full line of popular figures from iconic classics to contemporary heroes and villains. A Pretty and Splendid Maiden's Mirror, an adaptation of a German book for young women, became the first Swedish children's book upon its 1591 publication. [1] :700, 706 Sweden published fables and a children's magazine by 1766.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

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Milne, have been pointed out as being primarily male, with the exception of the character Kanga, who is a mother to Roo. [107] Even animals and inanimate objects are usually identified as being male in children's books. [101] The near-absence of significant female characters is paradoxical because of the role of women in creating children's literature. [101] Some of the earliest children’s stories to be referred by critics to contain feminist themes are Louisa May Alcott ’s Little Women and Frank L.

The Count of Monte Cristo

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As children grow, they enjoy playful interaction with other children. Judging his idea as the basis for a huge science fiction franchise and having studied at the Spaceballs School of Marketing, Carter went on to release a massive amount of Photon products. Some characters seem to have been around forever while others are part of a new "classics" wave. Night Monkey laughed and said, “Don’t be daft, Night Monkey and Day Monkey’s worlds are as different as. .. night and day!

Johnny and the Dead (Johnny Maxwell)

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After a bit of thought about the matter, I’ve got two from my son’s bookshelf that deserve a calling-out: - The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein. A mother reflecting on her love for her child, and imagining each milestone with beautifully illustrated watercolor pictures, will draw you in. When boys don't read enough, they can get left behind in life. While mysteries keep you guessing until the end, in suspense novels often you know who the bad guy is up front.

13 at Camp Somerset

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Winner of the CBC Award for Older Readers 1990. Gradually, as Andy comes to understand more about this family, we also understand so much more about Vietnam, its recent history and its people. Engines of Instruction, Mischief, and Magic: Children's Literature in England from Its Beginnings to 1839. How does fantasy differ from science fiction and fairy tales? OK, this next one will shock you and I hate to say it because I dearly loved the trilogy in my early teens, and it had some great ideas in it, but I have to nominate the FOUNDATION Trilogy by Isaac Asimov.