Search Results: "I Can Do It Books"


BOOK REVIEW

POTTY TIME by I Can Do It Books
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2011

"Despite a message of empowerment, this text's amateur illustrations and funky navigation makes it a wet blanket. (iPad storybook app. 2-3)"
An "I can do it book" that just doesn't do it when it comes to celebrating kids and their success with potty training. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I CAN DO IT! by Jana Novotny Hunter
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2006

"Her cute and cuddly guinea pigs are just right for settling the nerves of new nursery-schoolers. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A day at nursery school is very busy for one small guinea pig. Read full book review >

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I CAN DO IT MYSELF! by Diane Adams
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: March 1, 2009

"The interplay between art and text will work well for the group reader who can enjoy the spontaneous giggles that will erupt at storytime or for one-on-one in-the-lap fun. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Emily Pearl is just big enough to terrorize the household with her can-do attitude: "And if just for one second her mom tries to help, / Emily says, ‘I can do it myself!' " As in this simple refrain, approximate and exact rhymes roll rhythmically along while Hayashi's watercolor, pen and colored-pencil art tells the real story. Read full book review >

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I CAN DO IT MYSELF! by Dana Regan
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 24, 2011

"A quick (the read-aloud section clocks in at just under two minutes) but, overall, satisfying read. (iPad storybook app. 3-5)"
A simple, rhyming text provides readers a glimpse of a confident little girl's routine at home. Read full book review >

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I CAN DO IT TOO! by Karen Baicker
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2003

"The support of her family and congenial companions has the very finest of effects, and best of all, at the end of it all, is our little heroine's unspoiled and generous display of encouragement for one even smaller than she. (Picture book. 1½-4)"
Is there anything so heady or contagious as the shiny, new confidence of a child who has freshly mastered the everyday, but oh-so-difficult? Read full book review >

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I CAN DO IT MYSELF by Valorie Fisher
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 8, 2014

"Ultimately, haphazard structure undermines a visually engaging presentation. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A series of colorful, photographed spreads provides visual instruction and documentation of various tasks and skills for child readers to master. Read full book review >

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YOU CAN DO IT! by Betsy  Lewin
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"A winner of an early reader. (Early reader. 5-7)"
Channeling the can-do attitude of a certain little engine, Lewin's alligator comes out on top with some help from his friend and despite the bullying of another gator. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

People Have Problems and I Can Do Something About It by Ron Hullett
NON-FICTION
Released: July 14, 2016

"A slim, personal debut that extols a pragmatic, hands-on Christianity."
Hullett offers a brief message of encouragement to Christians to act out the charity of their faith. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOU CAN DO IT by Tony Dungy
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 8, 2008

"The stilted text, however, indicates that Dungy's it lies in coaching, not in writing, all good intentions aside. (Picture book/religion. 5-8)"
This earnest effort from the well-known NFL coach is based on Dungy's childhood experiences in his own tightly knit Christian family. Read full book review >

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MISS HARPER CAN DO IT by Jane Berentson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 4, 2009

"Conveys all of the tedium of ordinary life, but without any of the insight."
A lackluster debut chronicling a year in the life of a Tacoma schoolteacher whose boyfriend is stationed in Iraq. Read full book review >

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I CAN DO THIS by Satoe  Tone
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 3, 2012

"Head-scratching storyline aside, it's a beautiful book. Here's hoping Tone will continue to create stunning visual scenery and leave the writing to someone else. (iPad storybook app, 2-6)"
Bad writing sinks this perplexing story about a misfit bird. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"A slim volume full of much-needed love and medicine. (15 b&w photos, 6 color illustrations throughout)"
Poems, paintings and reflections chronicle a cancer survivor's experiences and lessons of her first year battling the illness. Read full book review >