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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
15,887 members, 250 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

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

Score: 12.78

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
2,342 members, 35 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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

Score: 12.52

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
14,929 members, 342 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

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

Score: 11.78

4
22,564 members, 260 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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

Score: 9.45

5
10,552 members, 213 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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

Score: 9.06

6
5,709 members, 42 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 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
3,662 members, 61 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

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

Score: 8.32

8
23,883 members, 422 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

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

Score: 8.12

9
10,856 members, 173 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

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

Score: 8.09

10
3,067 members, 54 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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

Score: 8.05

11
25,064 members, 867 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

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

Score: 7.68

Explanations:

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

12
1,149 members, 18 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

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

Score: 7.66

13
6,470 members, 131 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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

Score: 7.19

14
7,352 members, 258 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

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

Score: 7.1

15
9,731 members, 497 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

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

Score: 6.94

16
28,106 members, 730 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

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

Score: 6.86

17
8,702 members, 118 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

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

Score: 6.52

18
11,395 members, 259 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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

Score: 6.28

19
705 members, 9 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: merrystar (1), cej1027

Score: 5.48

20
11,839 members, 247 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

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

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 5.48

21
1,704 members, 28 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

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

Score: 5.44

22
16,506 members, 1,091 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3), ahef1963 (9)

Score: 5.35

23
22,677 members, 324 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Score: 5.22

24
10,894 members, 221 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

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

Score: 5.08

25
7,401 members, 132 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

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

Score: 4.86

26
5,454 members, 71 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: mkbird (2), cej1027

Score: 4.85

27
3,081 members, 68 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

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

Score: 4.82

28
12,393 members, 355 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

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

Score: 4.81

29
12,071 members, 171 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

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

Score: 4.78

30
10,200 members, 493 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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

Score: 4.76

31
8,282 members, 265 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

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

Score: 4.69

32
2,213 members, 22 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: mkbird (3), cej1027

Score: 4.52

33
1,969 members, 43 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: merrystar (5), aulsmith (22)

Score: 4.52

34
9,323 members, 164 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

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

Score: 4.42

35
1,871 members, 33 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: merrystar (6), BonnieJune54 (23)

Score: 4.38

36
0 members, 0 reviews

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

Thumbs down: ahef1963

Score: 4.16

Explanations:

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

37
2,449 members, 52 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

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

Score: 4.16

38
6,971 members, 101 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (15), BonnieJune54 (18)

Score: 3.97

39
14,756 members, 524 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), cej1027

Score: 3.94

40
12,438 members, 359 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: merrystar (7), cej1027

Score: 3.94

41
17,263 members, 358 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8), cej1027

Score: 3.86

42
2,957 members, 33 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: merrystar (8), cej1027

Score: 3.86

43
6,633 members, 191 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: merrystar (9), ahef1963 (59)

Score: 3.75

44
8,291 members, 93 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (20), aulsmith (27)

Score: 3.65

45
15,325 members, 577 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12), cej1027

Score: 3.63

46
2,320 members, 16 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (12), cej1027

Score: 3.63

47
1,786 members, 39 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: merrystar (10), ahef1963 (71)

Score: 3.63

48
4,137 members, 78 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16), cej1027

Score: 3.48

49
5,707 members, 178 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (18), cej1027

Score: 3.42

50
2,507 members, 39 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (24), merrystar (39)

Score: 3.41

51
31,986 members, 445 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

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

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 3.38

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)

52
28,873 members, 1,367 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (20), cej1027

Score: 3.37

53
3,960 members, 115 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: merrystar (2)

Score: 3.36

54
8,620 members, 142 reviews
4.65 stars (4.65 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (21), cej1027

Score: 3.35

55
1,741 members, 23 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: merrystar (14), cej1027 (96)

Score: 3.35

56
11,515 members, 492 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (22), cej1027

Score: 3.33

57
1,376 members, 27 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: merrystar (16), cej1027 (91)

Score: 3.3

58
1,373 members, 12 reviews
4.63 stars (4.63 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (24), cej1027

Score: 3.29

59
3,950 members, 109 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25), cej1027

Score: 3.27

60
3,646 members, 55 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (26), cej1027

Score: 3.25

61
13,437 members, 299 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (27), cej1027

Score: 3.24

62
30,968 members, 576 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (28), cej1027

Score: 3.22

63
3,083 members, 80 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (30), cej1027

Score: 3.19

64
7,220 members, 111 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (31), cej1027

Score: 3.18

65
11,295 members, 154 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (32), ahef1963 (54)

Score: 3.16

66
9,297 members, 102 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (35), cej1027

Score: 3.13

67
2,239 members, 13 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (21), cej1027 (102)

Score: 3.13

Explanations:

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

68
9,097 members, 191 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (38), cej1027

Score: 3.09

69
4,330 members, 107 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (39), cej1027

Score: 3.08

70
28,228 members, 612 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (44), merrystar (48)

Score: 3.07

72
5,454 members, 230 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: merrystar (41), cej1027

Score: 3.06

73
5,097 members, 61 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: merrystar (42), cej1027

Score: 3.05

74
3,466 members, 56 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: merrystar (43), cej1027

Score: 3.05

75
6,365 members, 56 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: BonnieJune54 (27), cej1027 (95)

Score: 3.04

77
31,787 members, 599 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 3.03

Explanations:

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

78
24,021 members, 569 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (45), cej1027

Score: 3.03

79
3,555 members, 45 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: merrystar (45), cej1027

Score: 3.03

80
3,372 members, 49 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: merrystar (46), cej1027

Score: 3.02

81
2,517 members, 67 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: merrystar (47), cej1027

Score: 3.01

82
5,345 members, 96 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: merrystar (50), ahef1963 (64)

Score: 2.92

83
5,274 members, 133 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (63), cej1027

Score: 2.9

84
1,806 members, 67 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: mkbird (4)

Score: 2.83

85
17,902 members, 863 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (46), cej1027 (93)

Score: 2.82

86
14,483 members, 572 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (49), cej1027 (99)

Score: 2.78

87
6,111 members, 138 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: merrystar (53), cej1027 (94)

Score: 2.77

88
16,816 members, 373 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 2.75

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
13,253 members, 267 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

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

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 2.57

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.

90
9,805 members, 151 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

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

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 2.57

Explanations:

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

92
1,106 members, 20 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)

93
2,408 members, 54 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: merrystar (12)

Score: 2.15

94
6,606 members, 63 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (14), BonnieJune54 (17)

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 2.04

95
1,588 members, 37 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: merrystar (15)

Score: 2.03

96
1,260 members, 36 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: merrystar (17)

Score: 1.97

97
3,532 members, 35 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (18)

Score: 1.94

98
1,369 members, 27 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: merrystar (18)

Score: 1.94

99
761 members, 19 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: merrystar (19)

Score: 1.92

100
1,867 members, 22 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (24)

Score: 1.81

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Started by: cej1027 (September 2014)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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