Friday, September 7, 2012

Book Review: Katie Woo Rules the School by Fran Manushkin

Published by: Capstone Kids
Released on: August 2012
Ages: 5-7
Source: book from publisher to review
Series: Katie Woo
4 stars: We Enjoyed It!
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Katie Woo is a spunky, sassy, and stylish schoolgirl that readers will fall in love with. These early chapter books are perfect for explaining life changes, family celebrations and growing up. Award-winning author Fran Manushkin outdoes herself with these fun, lighthearted stories.

Focused around school activities
4 stories in 1 book
Katie Woo is an Asian American girl in first grade
Katie Woo has 24 individual titles published in this series -quoted from Goodreads

A fun read with super cute illustrations. This was our first Katie Woo book to read, and now I can see why this series is so popular with younger readers. This particular book is a great collection of 4 short stories about Katie and her daily adventures. Written in an engaging chapter book style made it easy to follow along and enjoyable for my daughter. Once she starts learning how to read on her own, this will be a book she'll easily be able to sit and read by herself. With it's cute illustrations and short paragraphs on each page, Katie Woo fans will be sure to enjoy this new release. 

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