What to do when your mom or dad says… “We can’t afford it” Berry 1983 Joy Berry is a regular here at ALB. We have posted some of her stuff before here and here. Usually, these books are about a
Gale Sayers: Star Running Back May 1973 Submitter: I believe this is an awful book because I was a tween when the movie Brian’s Song, starring James Caan and Billy D. Williams, appeared on television, and I am now of retireable
Mikhail Gorbachev World Leaders Past & Present series Butson 1986 Submitter: Out of date and a B&W format. What could be more appealing in a YA book? I am loathe to buy hardcover contemporary biographies because they are out of
I Can Be An Architect Clinton 1986 Bonus points for putting a woman on the cover, but this book is too old to accurately describe the job of an architect. There are no computers shown, for one thing. It’s all
How Man Became Morris 1972 The artwork in this book is just nightmarish. The facial expressions are creeping me out, and the charcoal drawings seem too dark and dense for kids. I am not sure of the target age group.
I’ll Be the Horse If You’ll Play With Me Alexander 1975 Submitter: I’ll Be the Horse If You’ll Play With Me…..well the cover just says it all! While weeding our picture books I came across this 1975 gem. I did
Star Wars 20th Century-Fox Film Corp. 1979 In honor Star Wars Day, here are a couple of picture books. (One with an ACTUAL RECORD!) As a fan of the original trilogy, I do reject the second book, since Jar Jar
The Berenstain Bear Scouts Save That Backscratcher Berenstain 1996 Submitter: I am a school librarian at a public K-4 school. I recently decided to clean up and relabel some Berenstain Bear chapter books in hopes to get them circulating. I