Reviews and Blog Posts: Feelings

Wild things

by Clay Carmichael

DPL Rating:
4

This is the story of learning to trust and finding your family. Zoe is an orphan who basically raised herself, even before her mother died. She's sent to live with Uncle Henry, who is a famous heart surgeon turned withdrawn sculptor. He tries to relate to Zoe, but his moods...

Slob

by Ellen Potter

DPL Rating:
3

Owen is the fattest kid in school. It wasn't always that way, but things have changed for him recently. Owen has a lot to figure out. Luckily, he's got a near genius IQ, and a knack for inventing things, like a receiver that can pick up TV signals from the...

Oh no! Time to go! : a book of goodbyes

by Rebecca Doughty

DPL Rating:
4

What do you like best, saying hello or saying goodbye? There are many ways to do both, but saying goodbye is often harder than saying hello. Learn about the many ways to say goodbye, and how that sometimes a goodbye can also bring a new beginning.

Duck's not afraid of the dark!

by Ethan Long

DPL Rating:
0
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Duck is not afraid of the dark. Definitely not. But he likes to sleep with the light on. And there might be a monster under his bed. Can you help him out? Children will enjoy reading this book, not just because it is so funny but also because there is...

Martha in the middle

by Jan Fearnley

DPL Rating:
0

Martha is the middle child. Clara is so big and sensible. Ben is the cutesy-wootsey baby. What about Martha? Isn't she big and sensible AND cutesy-wootsey? When Martha decides to run away from home, a wise frog shows her that the middle can be the best. This story is sweet...

Ha ha baby!

by Kate Petty

DPL Rating:
0

This little baby is not going to smile or laugh today - he's grumpy. Grandpa dresses as a pirate, Grandma dresses as a princess, and brother is a cowboy. All of them are trying to make that baby smile. Big brother knows the secret. What would you try? Cute rhymes...

Taking a bath with the dog and other things that make me happy

by Scott Menchin

DPL Rating:
0
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Sweet Pea is feeling sad today, so she sets out to find what makes other people happy. Taking a bath makes her dog happy. Counting tree rings makes the old man in the park happy. Shoes make the centipede happy. All of these things remind Sweet Pea that there are...

Gilda Joyce, psychic investigator

by Jennifer Allison

DPL Rating:
0

Gilda Joyce is a 13-year-old with a vivid imagination. She involves herself in a number of careers, one of which is psychic investigator. As summer vacation approaches, Gilda finds herself with nothing much to do except spy on her neighbors. Then she has the brilliant brain-wave of inviting herself to...

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