Kristin Kachel

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The covers of my favorite childhood books. A collection created for INFO-5843.

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    In The Year Of The Boar And Jackie Robinson
    (HarperCollins Publishers, 1984) Bao Lord, Bette; Simont, Marc
    In 1947, a Chinese child comes to Brooklyn, where she starts to feel at home and to make friends when she discovers baseball and the Brooklyn Dodgers.
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    Frindle
    (Aladdin Paperbacks (Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division), 1996) Clements, Andrew; Selznick, Brian
    When he decides to turn his fifth grade teacher's love of the dictionary around on her, clever Nick Allen invents a new word and begins a chain of events that quickly moves beyond his control.
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    Matilda
    (Scholastic Inc., 1988) Dahl, Roald; Blake, Quentin
    A neglected child prodigy attempts to drive out the abusive headmistress at her school.
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    The Kid Who Invented The Popsicle and Other Extraordinary Stories Behind Everyday Things
    (Puffin Books (Penguin Putnam Inc.), 1997) Wulffson, Don
    Brief factual stories about how various familiar things were invented, many by accidents, from animal crackers to the zipper.
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    The Usborne Book of Fairy Stories
    (Usborne Publishing Ltd, 1993) Hawthorn, Philip; Cartwright, Stephen
    A collection of short stories about fairies, pixies, and other magical beings.
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    Our Solar System
    (Morrow Junior Books (William Morrow and Company, Inc.), 1992) Simon, Seymour
    Describes the origins and characteristics of the sun, planets, moons, asteroids, meteoroids, and comets.
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    The Stinky Cheese Man And Other Fairly Stupid Tales
    (Scholastic Inc., 1992) Scieszka, John; Smith, Lane
    A collection of fairy tale parodies.
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    The Magic School Bus Gets Baked In A Cake: A Book About Kitchen Chemistry
    (Scholastic Inc., 1995) Beech, Linda; Enik, Ted
    The students in Ms. Frizzle's class want to throw her a surprise birthday party, but when they realize they're missing a birthday cake, they decide to bake one themselves.
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    Monkey-Monkey's Trick
    (Random House, Inc., 1988) McKissack, Patricia; Meisel, Paul
    A greedy hyena's tricks on Monkey-Monkey eventually backfire when his victim finds out how he is being deceived.
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    Bunny's New Shoes
    (Western Publishing Company, 1987) Calmenson, Stephanie; McCue Karsten, Lisa
    When Maxine outgrows her shoes, she hopes to get a mismatched pair like her favorite TV character.
The art on each book cover is (c) its respective artist/photographer.