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August 23, 2009

"Henry and Mudge and the Best Day of All"

Cynthia Rylant

The best day is Henry's birthday. In the morning, Henry has to tempt Mudge, his dog, to wake up. Finally, Mudge wakes up and Henry says, "It's my birthday, we will have crackers."

Henry's birthday is great. There are games with super cool prizes. You must read this book.

Reviewed by Michelle, 3rd grade

Helmers Elementary

Valencia

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"Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle"

Betty MacDonald

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle helps to cure kids. She helps kids think that work is fun. She can help children because she knows everything about children.

Once she helped Alan eat more slowly and Dick to be grateful, Robert to put his toys away and Mary to not talk back all the time.

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle lives with her dog, Wag, and her kitten, Lightfoot. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle says that she was married to a pirate. She also says that she lives in an upside-down house. To find out more, read the book.

Reviewed by Brianne, 4th grade

Monterey Hills School

South Pasadena

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"It's All Greek to Me" (Time Warp Trio)

Jon Scieszka

Three kids go back in time in the summer. They go back to the time of the Greek gods and meet them! Read the book to find out what the kids will do next.

Reviewed by Phillip, 8

Glenoaks Elementary

Glendale

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"The Fantastic Mr. Fox"

Roald Dahl

A fox has a wife and three children. Every day, Mrs. Fox would tell Mr. Fox to bring home one turkey or two chickens. Mr. Fox would bring whatever Mrs. Fox wanted.

There are three people who own three farms. They try to catch the fox. They even dig tunnels. Do they catch the fox? Read this exciting book and find out!

Reviewed by Lydia, 9

Third Street School

Los Angeles

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