Thursday’s Tale: Cinderella and the Furry Slippers by Davide Cali

This is a modern twist on the classic Cinderella fairy tale. Cinderella, per usual, spends her days cleaning and doing her stepmother’s and sisters’ hair. She sees the prince in a magazine and dreams coming to save her. When she finds out he’s having a ball, she calls up a …

Good Morning, Superman! by Michael Dahl

Good Morning, Superman! is a really cute book. A little boy is getting ready for the day and everything he does is mirrored by something Superman does. For example, as the little boy gets dressed, Superman reveals his costume. The boy eats his breakfast, gathering his strength, as Superman flies …

On Our Way to Oyster Bay by Monica Kulling

Good points: Excellent introduction to Mother Jones and her cause. To be honest, I had never heard of her before and found her fascinating. Told from a kid’s point of view, allowing children to relate Takes others’ problems, like child labor, and reminds us that Americans have dealt with the …

Armstrong by Torben Kuhlmann

I loved Armstrong!! The little mouse’s story is exciting and fascinating. It’s filled with perfect little details that mirror human thoughts about space but from a mouse’s perspective. For example, none of his mouse friends believe the moon is made of stone – they of course think it’s cheese. Armstrong …