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A Hundred Horses

Eleven year old Nell leads a very busy life full of classes and clubs that she hates. Now she is being forced to spend her spring break in the country with an aunt she can’t remember and two small cousins she doesn’t even want to get to know. On top of that, a suitcase containing a special project has been stolen by someone riding a big black and white horse. Somewhere between...


Follow this and additional works at: BYU ScholarsArchive Citation Author Lauren Gibaldi Illustrator Reviewer Cynthia Frazier Rating Dependable Level

Beauty’s Daughter: The Story of Hermione and Helen of Troy

Building on ancient Greek myth, Carolyn Meyer recounts the story of King Menelaus and Queen Helen of Sparta, the most beautiful woman in the world. Hermione, their daughter, describes the pain of the desertion and abandonment of her mother, when Helen sails to Troy with her new lover, Prince Paris, and takes her other child, Pleisthenes, and all her husband’s gold with her...

Bob and Flo: Penguin Friends at Preschool

: Rebecca Ashdown Reviewer: Cynthia Frazier Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publication Year: 2015 ISBN: 9780544444300 Number of Pages: 27 Interest Level: Toddler, Preschool Rating: Excellent Review On

Caddy's World

Caddy 's World Cynthia Frazier Follow this and additional works at; http; //scholarsarchive; byu; edu/cbmr - Book Review Review Caddy and her three friends Alison, Ruby, and Beth have been

Dare the Wind: The Record-Breaking Voyage of Eleanor Prentiss and the Flying Cloud

Fern Illustrator: Emily Arnold McCully Reviewer: Cynthia Frazier Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux Publication Year: 2014 ISBN: 9780374316990 Number of Pages: 31 Interest Level: Outstanding Rating

Forgotten Bones: Uncovering a Slave Cemetery

ScholarsArchive Citation Author Lois Miner Huey Illustrator Reviewer Cynthia Frazier Rating Outstanding Level Intermediate, Young Adult Publisher Millbrook Press ISBN 9781467733939 Book Review

Green Green: a Community Gardening Story

‘Green green, fresh and clean’ describes the country where smiling children play in lush grass while birds sing and butterflies flit from flower to flower. ‘Brown, brown dig the ground’ describes what happens as bulldozers encroach as the city grows and tall buildings are built. Soon there is not much left of the green space but a garbage filled weedy empty lot. But with an idea...

Hauling a Pumpkin: Wheels and Axles vs. Lever

Noah is visiting a pumpkin patch and wants to get a large pumpkin. But he finds that it is too heavy for him to lift! His mom takes the opportunity to teach Noah about using tools to help lift and move the pumpkin. First he learns about using a lever. The handle of a shovel is the arm of the lever. When putting the shovel next to a log, the arm turns on a fulcrum as it is moved...

If You're Reading This

Everyone said that Mike’s dad was a hero and that he died fighting for his county, but that didn’t make being fatherless an easy thing to live with. About eight years later, just before Mike's sixteenth birthday, the first letter appears in the mailbox. It begins, “Dear Michael, If you’re reading this . . .” The letters are like a conversation with the man who had died when he...

Lost Cat

by an authorized editor of BYU ScholarsArchive. For more information , please contact 1 Title: Lost Cat Author: C. Roger Mader Reviewer: Cynthia Frazier Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publication


Owning a dog is not always easy, but in this story about Patch and his boy they are “buddies through thick and thin.” Three delightful short stories show Patch’s encounter with a prickly bush when chasing rabbits, sleeping outside in the dog house when he has fleas, and failing miserably in a contest of dog tricks even when he could do the tricks perfectly in practice. In each...

Scary Tales #1: Home Sweet Horror

Mr. Finn and his two children Liam and Kelly, and their dog Doolin have moved to upstate New York to start a new job. The family, still suffering the effects of the death of their wife and mother eighteen months before, has purchased an old house; a fixer-upper. The dilapidated house is full of weird creaks and groans, but that doesn't explain the screams, doors slamming shut by...


Frazier: Sidekicked Cynthia Frazier Follow this and additional works at; http; //scholarsarchive; byu; edu/cbmr - Sidekicked Book Review Review When Andrew Bean was a baby it was discovered that