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Kirby Larson

3.99 of 5 Votes: 5
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Duke (2013)
4.03 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Interesting story about a boy during World War II who is worried about not doing enough to help his pilot dad come home safe. After he volunteers his dog, he regrets the decision and tries various things to get him back. Meanwhile he has school, and new friends, and chores to fig...
Hattie Ever After (2013)
3.79 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: As much as I liked the first book about Hattie (Hattie Big Sky), the setting of this book (San Francisco in 1919 vs Montana a year earlier) was much more appealing to me. As much as I loved Hattie's spunk and the details written into this historical fiction (I learned Campbell's...
The Friendship Doll (2011)
3.89 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: The Friendship Doll is about a large doll sent from Japan to the United States as an ambassador of friendship. This book is based on a true historical event as in 1927 fifty-eight friendship dolls were actually sent to the United States. The tale of this specific doll, Miss Kanag...
The Fences Between Us: The Diary of Piper Davis, Seattle, Washington, 1941 (2010)
4.06 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I enjoy listening to the Dear America series and this one is no exception. It's an interesting choice to tell the story of the Japanese internment through the eyes of a white minister's daughter. Piper does get close to the internees as her father ministers to them and they move ...
Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival (2008)
4.38 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This is the story of a cat and a dog who survive Hurricane Katrina together and eventually end up getting adopted together. I thought that this was a great information picture book for younger readers to educate them about Hurricane Katrina. The illustrations were also very wel...
Dear America: The Fences Between Us: The Diary Of Piper Davis: Seattle, Washington, 1941 (2010)
4.06 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: kick out Jap German Italians Chinese of Seattle, aliens yellow menace, brother Hank AZ to Enterprise, better to give than receive, tree known by its fruits, last names at Boeing, early 42 FDR executive order 9102 bad for Americans 1 week take what carry as Jews wearing stars Camp...
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