Rainbo Book Reviews logo

Review of "The John Hancock Club" by Louise Borden

The John Hancock Club
by Louise Borden

Margaret K. McElderry
Hardcover
$16.99 Suggested Retail Price

Sean's teacher has just been teaching his third grade class about John Hancock and his famous signature on The Declaration of Independence. The teacher says that when they have learned cursive writing well enough, they will be invited to join The John Hancock Club. Sean and his friends all work hard to learn to write longhand, as we used to call it. It's a fun story for children in the early grades who will recognize themselves in many ways.


Rainbo Electronic Reviews published this review in our May, 2008 issue.



See our reviews of recent works from Margaret K. McElderry that you might enjoy:

Smile, Principessa!
by Judith Ross Enderle, Stephanie Jacob Gordon
Margaret K. McElderry
ISBN: 978-1-4169-1004-6

First there was Bina, and then came Pasquale, and Papa was taking pictures of them every day! It's an amusing story of a growing family and how the parents felt that both of their children were so wonderful that Papa wants to enter their pictures in a photo contest! The pastel and pencil illustrations add to the charm and humor of this story…[more]

Don't Say That Word!
by Alan Katz
Margaret K. McElderry
ISBN: 978-0-689-86971-6

Written in a style that's a cross between Dr. Seuess and third grade limericks, we have the story of Michael who comes home and tries his best to asnwer his mother who had asked him about his schoolday…[more]




See our current Children's Books reviews.