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Satori Smiles Children's Book List

Type: Preset list created by cej1027

Description: http://satorismiles.com/childrens-book-list/

Members: 6 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
17,400 members, 268 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (2), aulsmith (2), ahef1963 (5), merrystar (20), cej1027

Score: 12.74

Explanations:

aulsmith (2): I suspect many children miss a lot of the romantic mysticism of this book. I certainly did. But it's never too early to fall in love with Mole and Rat.… (more)

2
2,543 members, 37 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (1), aulsmith (1), ahef1963 (3), cej1027

Score: 12.49

Explanations:

aulsmith (1): Get the 1939 ed. not the one with the ants and the anti-war lectures that White added to The Once and Future King.

3
16,335 members, 366 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (3), aulsmith (4), ahef1963 (6), merrystar (21), cej1027

Score: 11.74

4
24,723 members, 275 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (4), ahef1963 (4), aulsmith (9), cej1027

Score: 9.42

5
11,600 members, 222 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), merrystar (13), aulsmith (13), cej1027

Score: 9.03

6
6,156 members, 47 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (6), ahef1963 (13), aulsmith (16), merrystar (22)

Score: 8.51

Explanations:

aulsmith (16): This is rather preachy. I'm not sure if current children would like it, but I'm a sucker for boarding school stories.

7
4,090 members, 64 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (7), ahef1963 (14), aulsmith (17), merrystar (23)

Score: 8.32

8
25,953 members, 450 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: merrystar (4), BonnieJune54 (12), ahef1963 (34), cej1027

Score: 8.08

9
11,762 members, 184 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: merrystar (3), BonnieJune54 (22), ahef1963 (29), cej1027

Score: 8.06

10
3,381 members, 57 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (8), ahef1963 (17), aulsmith (20), merrystar (24)

Score: 8.05

11
1,261 members, 21 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (9), ahef1963 (23), merrystar (25), aulsmith (28)

Score: 7.66

12
27,014 members, 912 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), aulsmith (11), cej1027

Score: 7.65

Explanations:

aulsmith (11): Just be prepared for your child to become a vegetarian for a while.

13
7,216 members, 140 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (10), merrystar (26), ahef1963 (32), cej1027

Score: 7.15

14
8,128 members, 261 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (11), merrystar (27), ahef1963 (33), cej1027

Score: 7.07

15
10,610 members, 505 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: mkbird (1), ahef1963 (57), cej1027

Score: 6.91

16
30,430 members, 791 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (14), merrystar (28), ahef1963 (42), cej1027

Score: 6.83

17
8,391 members, 120 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (15), merrystar (29), ahef1963 (58), cej1027 (86)

Score: 6.52

18
12,362 members, 287 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (8), ahef1963 (11), merrystar (30)

Score: 6.28

19
2,178 members, 47 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: merrystar (5), aulsmith (22), cej1027 (107)

Score: 5.77

20
13,143 members, 263 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (5), aulsmith (6), ahef1963 (10)

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 5.48

21
806 members, 9 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: merrystar (1), cej1027

Score: 5.45

22
1,830 members, 29 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (19), aulsmith (23), merrystar (31)

Score: 5.44

23
17,605 members, 1,137 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3), ahef1963 (9)

Score: 5.35

24
24,996 members, 352 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (13), ahef1963 (36), cej1027

Score: 5.19

25
11,853 members, 234 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (19), merrystar (32), cej1027

Score: 5.05

26
8,145 members, 141 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (30), merrystar (33), cej1027

Score: 4.83

27
3,301 members, 72 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (19), merrystar (38), cej1027 (92)

Score: 4.82

28
6,018 members, 76 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: mkbird (2), cej1027

Score: 4.81

29
13,231 members, 371 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (34), merrystar (35), ahef1963 (50)

Score: 4.81

30
13,232 members, 191 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (33), merrystar (36), ahef1963 (53)

Score: 4.78

31
11,127 members, 505 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: merrystar (34), ahef1963 (37), cej1027

Score: 4.73

32
9,067 members, 281 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: merrystar (37), ahef1963 (41), cej1027

Score: 4.65

33
2,773 members, 41 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (24), merrystar (39), cej1027 (116)

Score: 4.63

34
2,471 members, 25 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: mkbird (3), cej1027

Score: 4.49

35
9,937 members, 174 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (31), ahef1963 (56), cej1027 (101)

Score: 4.42

36
2,013 members, 36 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: merrystar (6), BonnieJune54 (23)

Score: 4.38

37
2,765 members, 58 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: merrystar (49), ahef1963 (69), cej1027 (103)

Score: 4.16

38
0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: aulsmith (5), BonnieJune54 (16), cej1027

Thumbs down: ahef1963

Score: 4.12

Explanations:

ahef1963 (0): I simply can't bear the amount of ill-treatment of animals that is in this book. It's brutal.

39
7,967 members, 109 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (15), BonnieJune54 (18)

Score: 3.97

40
15,907 members, 538 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), cej1027

Score: 3.91

41
13,503 members, 375 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: merrystar (7), cej1027

Score: 3.91

42
18,740 members, 381 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8), cej1027

Score: 3.83

43
3,253 members, 34 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: merrystar (8), cej1027

Score: 3.83

44
7,037 members, 192 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: merrystar (9), ahef1963 (59)

Score: 3.75

45
9,033 members, 96 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (20), aulsmith (27)

Score: 3.65

46
1,945 members, 38 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: merrystar (10), ahef1963 (71)

Score: 3.63

47
16,275 members, 606 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12), cej1027

Score: 3.6

48
2,592 members, 18 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (12), cej1027

Score: 3.6

49
4,627 members, 89 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16), cej1027

Score: 3.45

50
6,274 members, 180 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (18), cej1027

Score: 3.39

51
4,440 members, 125 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: merrystar (2)

Score: 3.36

52
34,307 members, 461 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (15), BonnieJune54 (21), cej1027

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 3.35

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I don't think this is a good book for children. Twain's satire is too cynical for most children to get, not to mention the difficulties this book presents when put in historical context.… (more)

53
1,938 members, 24 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: merrystar (14), cej1027 (96)

Score: 3.35

54
30,896 members, 1,407 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (20), cej1027

Score: 3.34

55
9,349 members, 150 reviews
4.65 stars (4.65 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (21), cej1027

Score: 3.32

56
12,651 members, 508 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (22), cej1027

Score: 3.3

57
1,531 members, 27 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: merrystar (16), cej1027 (91)

Score: 3.3

58
1,457 members, 13 reviews
4.63 stars (4.63 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (24), cej1027

Score: 3.26

59
4,474 members, 113 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25), cej1027

Score: 3.24

60
4,035 members, 58 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (26), cej1027

Score: 3.22

61
14,637 members, 310 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (27), cej1027

Score: 3.2

62
33,342 members, 608 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (28), cej1027

Score: 3.19

63
3,443 members, 88 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (30), cej1027

Score: 3.16

64
12,616 members, 159 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (32), ahef1963 (54)

Score: 3.16

65
7,981 members, 119 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (31), cej1027

Score: 3.15

66
2,487 members, 14 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (21), cej1027 (102)

Score: 3.13

Explanations:

aulsmith (21): Some of these are a slog. Skipping around seems best.

67
10,393 members, 110 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (35), cej1027

Score: 3.09

68
30,114 members, 648 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (44), merrystar (48)

Score: 3.07

69
9,948 members, 195 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (38), cej1027

Score: 3.06

70
4,687 members, 111 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (39), cej1027

Score: 3.05

72
6,964 members, 58 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (27), cej1027 (95)

Score: 3.04

73
6,123 members, 247 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: merrystar (41), cej1027

Score: 3.03

74
5,651 members, 64 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: merrystar (42), cej1027

Score: 3.02

75
3,738 members, 58 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: merrystar (43), cej1027

Score: 3.01

77
34,209 members, 621 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: merrystar (11), ahef1963 (76), cej1027

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 3

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Only if you want your children immersed in Christian allegory.

78
25,376 members, 585 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (45), cej1027

Score: 2.99

79
4,027 members, 46 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: merrystar (45), cej1027

Score: 2.99

80
3,801 members, 53 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: merrystar (46), cej1027

Score: 2.99

81
2,752 members, 69 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: merrystar (47), cej1027

Score: 2.98

82
5,946 members, 98 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: merrystar (50), ahef1963 (64)

Score: 2.92

83
5,775 members, 134 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (63), cej1027

Score: 2.87

84
1,958 members, 69 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: mkbird (4)

Score: 2.83

85
18,872 members, 886 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (46), cej1027 (93)

Score: 2.82

86
15,630 members, 600 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (49), cej1027 (99)

Score: 2.78

87
6,747 members, 140 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: merrystar (53), cej1027 (94)

Score: 2.77

88
18,371 members, 396 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (30), ahef1963 (43), cej1027

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 2.72

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I think this is a difficult book for a child. Maybe late teens if the kid has already developed a taste for Dickens.

89
1,834 members, 38 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: merrystar (56), cej1027 (115)

Score: 2.68

90
14,256 members, 283 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (28), ahef1963 (77), cej1027

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 2.54

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I found this heavy going as an adult and don't think I would have liked it any better as a child. It's pretty didactic.

91
10,759 members, 169 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (29), ahef1963 (75), cej1027

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 2.53

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): This was a good adventure story, but the geology is rather lame.

93
1,210 members, 23 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (10)

Score: 2.25

Explanations:

aulsmith (10): This might be too old. I mean the Metropolitan Opera isn't even in that building anymore. But the idea of the kids going off on their own and having adventures in New York City is great.… (more)

94
2,626 members, 55 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: merrystar (12)

Score: 2.15

95
7,170 members, 67 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (14), BonnieJune54 (17)

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 2.04

96
1,756 members, 39 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: merrystar (15)

Score: 2.03

97
1,350 members, 34 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: merrystar (17)

Score: 1.97

98
3,947 members, 36 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (18)

Score: 1.94

99
1,510 members, 29 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: merrystar (18)

Score: 1.94

100
820 members, 21 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: merrystar (19)

Score: 1.92

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Started by: cej1027 (September 2014)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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