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Dubois Elementary School

120 South Lincoln Ave
Springfield, IL 62704


October 15, 2012

7. AN UNDONE FAIRY TALE by Ian Lender (Simon & Schuster).

A beautiful princess is trapped in a tower, and her stepfather, the king, gives incredible challenges to any knight who comes to rescue her. But wait! The reader is moving too quickly through the book for Ned, the man making the pictures for the story, to keep up!

8. THE RACE OF THE CENTURY by Barry Downard (Simon & Schuster).

In this modern retelling of the classic fable, “The Tortoise and the Hare,” Tom Tortoise and Harry Hare set off in what the residents of Critterville are calling “the race of the century.” Accompanied by humorous photo collages and told in a quirky, fun way, Tom Tortoise still proves that slow and steady wins the race.

9. THE INVISIBLE MOOSE by Dennis Haseley (Dial).

As soon as a shy boy-moose gets the courage to talk to the most beautiful girl-moose in the woods, she is captured by an evil wild-animal trapper! The boy-moose is determined to find her, and he cleverly comes up with a way to get to New York City from Canada without being seen.