I am a sucker for a wonderful animal story. This is a GREAT book about a bait dog, that happens to be a pit bull, which turns out to be a wonderful family pet. A real tear-jerker book. Worth Reading, Animal Lovers, Stories, Book Worth, Pets, Dogs Lovers, Larry Levine, Families, Oogie
Little Women-In picturesque nineteenth-century New England, tomboyish Jo, beautiful Meg, fragile Beth, and romantic Amy come of age while their father is off to war.
Caldecott Honor artist Brian Selznick's has 284 pencil drawings and actual photos (an old train engine falling from upper story to street below, Harold Lloyd in "Safety Lost", film stills) basing his story on facts. Automatons who could draw pictures, write poems, and sign the maker's name Maillardet, really existed, neglected in a museum.