Tag Archives: Gibbons

My Father’s Dragon (My Father’s Dragon Trilogy)

Rating: (62 reviews) Author: Ruth Stiles Gannett Publisher: Yearling Amazon.com My Father’s Dragon–a favorite of young readers since the 1940s and a Newbery honor book–captures the nonsensical logic of childhood in an amusingly deadpan fashion. The story begins when Elmer Elevator (the narrator’s father as a boy) runs away with an old alley cat to […]

The Relatives Came

Rating: (29 reviews) Author: Cynthia Rylant Publisher: Aladdin Book Description In a rainbow-colored station wagon that smelled like a real car, the relatives came. When they arrived, they hugged and hugged from the kitchen to the front room. All summer they tended the garden and ate up all the strawberries and melons. They plucked banjos […]

Rotten Ralph

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Jack Gantos Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description Rotten Ralph is a cat that brings no end of trouble to his owner Sarah and her family, but she still cares for him. The reader follows Ralph from one escapade to another, and while his pleasure is usually at the expense of the […]