" 'Finding Buck McHenry' by Alfred Slote is about a boy...

Book Reviews

January 10, 2001

" 'Finding Buck McHenry' by Alfred Slote is about a boy named Jason Ross, who believes that the school custodian is really a famous baseball player from the old Negro Leagues -- African-American baseball teams that existed from 1920 to the late 1940s, when African-Americans were finally contracted to the major and minor leagues."

-- Alana Matthews

Linthicum Elementary

"I like the book 'The Pyramids' by Anne Millard. It tells you about the pyramids in ancient Egypt and about the slaves who built them and the gods they worshiped. It is very interesting."

-- Rafe Arlotti

Northfield Elementary

"My favorite book is 'Buster Catches a Cold' by Hisako Madokoro. I liked the book because Buster reminds me of my uncle's dog, Kong. Buster is cute and lovable. Buster learned that he should listen to his mother and not go out in the rain."

-- Courtney Higgins

Our Lady of Hope / St. Luke Elementary

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