Welcome to "Mr. Flores Reads!", a website dedicated to my students, past and present, and readers everywhere
! Here you will find my reviews of "all the books I've ever read", as well as articles about teaching, reading, and movies
made from children's books! If you want a break from reading, check out a few games
. You can also find out more about e-books
(electronic books), find out more about me
, or contact me
about a particular book.
You can search for books using the search box
above or browse by tags
. When you find a book you like, you can click on the "Find more books" image (like the one at left)
to find more books similar to the one you like! I'm adding reviews all the time, so be sure to check back often
. I hope you enjoy my site!
My Pig Amarillo
"How do you say goodbye to a special friend? If that friend is a pig in Guatemala, there is a special way on a special day. Pablito got a pet pig from his grandfather, and he grew to love this pig very much. But one day when Pablito returns home, the pig is gone. How would you feel if this happened…"
"With a main character named Cinders and three lazy step-siblings, I am sure you can guess what will happen…"
Mouse & Lion
"You may already know this story from some dude named Aesop, but you have never heard it told this way. This…"
"Most fairy tales end with some kind of "they lived happily ever after", but not this book. This…"
Change of Focus
Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Where have I been? Recently, I dug deep into the "front" pages of my site. I discovered so much had happened since the last time I had visited to do any work on it. It was like arriving to a vacation cabin after a couple years and finding that it had become infested with bugs and broken windows!