"My favorite book is Tower to the Sun by Colin Thompson...


September 05, 2001

"My favorite book is Tower to the Sun by Colin Thompson. It is about a boy whose grandfather is the richest man in the world. The sky is so cloudy no one can see the sun. So the richest man in the world built a giant balloon. They sailed on it for three days and two nights, but on the fourth day, it would go no farther. So the richest man in the world used all his money and built a tower to the sun. And it worked."- Ali Myers, Lutherville Elementary

"I read Song of the Trees by Mildred D. Taylor. This is an exciting story about a family who lives in Mississippi on land with lots of trees. The oldest daughter, Cassie, talks to the trees; they are her friends. One day Cassie's daddy is away and a man buys some of the land to cut down the trees and sell them. The forest will not be the same." - Shannon Harrison, Jacksonville Elementary

"I liked The Care and Feeding of a Grinch by Max the Dog (really by Bonnie Worth) because it had cool stuff like a flying sled with no reindeer." - Calvin Yelnats, Cedarmere Elementary

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