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Laurie Calkhoven

Forfatter af Daniel at the Siege of Boston, 1776

56 Værker 2,968 Medlemmer 20 Anmeldelser 1 Favorited

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Værker af Laurie Calkhoven

Daniel at the Siege of Boston, 1776 (2010) 245 eksemplarer
I Grew Up to Be President (2011) 191 eksemplarer
Mae Jemison (You Should Meet) (2016) 170 eksemplarer
Will at the Battle of Gettysburg (2011) 131 eksemplarer
Awesome Ocean Records (2005) 121 eksemplarer
The Traveler's Tricks (2014) 103 eksemplarer
Military Animals With Dog Tags (2015) 102 eksemplarer
Jesse Owens (You Should Meet) (2017) 90 eksemplarer
Misty Copeland (You Should Meet) (2016) 87 eksemplarer
Fantastic Flight Records (2005) 59 eksemplarer
Duke Kahanamoku (You Should Meet) (2017) 41 eksemplarer
Roberta Gibb (You Should Meet) (2018) 32 eksemplarer
Just My Luck (Movie Novelization) (2006) 32 eksemplarer
Shirley Chisholm (You Should Meet) (2020) 19 eksemplarer
True Style (Perfect World) (2004) 12 eksemplarer
Dog's Best Friend (2018) 6 eksemplarer
Dog's Best Friend 1 eksemplar

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{My thoughts} – This is a nice leveled reader about a couple of fairies that are going to be in a music show. There are four fairies and out of the four only one, May doesn’t have her wings. This story is about how she helps her friend Luna in her time of need and then receives her wings for her ability to help others and show compassion.

I think it’s a nice leveled reader. The illustrations match the story well. The story itself shows children that when you help others selflessly there is the possibility that in the end you can be rewarded.

I recommend this book because I think it’s a simple enough reader that with a little help any child will breeze through the pages. I also recommend it because of its ability to teach the reader a good lesson in morale.
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Zapkode | Jun 1, 2024 |
A fun levelled-reader biography, targetted to younger readers. It's got a cool factor to it, has lots of informational callouts, it addresses the injustices experienced with a light touch, but is matter-of-fact. The book flirts with talking down to the audience at a couple of points but mostly is just good clean fun and celebrates a life well-lived. I'd recommend to readers who have a hard time finding something interesting, who are interested in athletic endeavor and the Olympics, who like swimming and the ocean, and who are on the cusp of wanting to learn about real people.… (mere)
MIsaacson | Jul 23, 2023 |
Note: I received a digital review copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley.
fernandie | Sep 15, 2022 |
In this young adult edition, the author explores how parents and families who have children with differences, such as Down syndrome, autism, schizophrenia, deafness, transgenderism, and much more can love and accept each other while facing extraordinary challenges. Includes Notes, Further Reading, Index
NCSS | Jul 23, 2021 |


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