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You can’t take a balloon into the Museum of Fine Arts

You can’t take a balloon into the Museum of Fine Arts

You Can’t Take a Balloon into the Museum of Fine Artsby Jacqueline Preiss Weitzmann and Robin Preiss Glasser was published in 2002.  It is a wordless story of the adventures of two children and their grandparents and is a great tour of the city. As the story starts off, the little girl can’t take her green balloon into the museum, so her grandmother...

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Sleds on Boston Common

Sleds on Boston Common

Sleds on Boston Common: A Story from the American Revolution by Louise Borden was first published in 2000.  It tells the story of Henry, a young boy trying to live a normal life in Boston in December of 1774.  The last royal governor, General Thomas Gage has closed the harbor and there was little work for the men on Long Wharf which had been the busiest pier in...

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Make Way for Ducklings

Make Way for Ducklings

 Whether climbing to the top of a building or going on a balloon ride, the view is always better from up in the sky and you get to avoid the traffic!  Mr. and Mrs. Mallard were looking for a place to live, “but every time Mr. Mallard saw what looked like a nice place, Mrs. Mallard said it was no good.”  After a long and fruitless search, the ducks decide...

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