This is another fun book to introduce to students that can help get them excited about reading. This main character is a young student, just like theThis is another fun book to introduce to students that can help get them excited about reading. This main character is a young student, just like the students that will be in my classes and so it will be a great way for students to connect with the text. (upper elementary)...more

FUNNY book! And this is a great book to introduce to the male students in your class. A funny book like the Horrible Harry books, are a great way to gFUNNY book! And this is a great book to introduce to the male students in your class. A funny book like the Horrible Harry books, are a great way to get students excited about reading....more

All magic school bus books are wonderful to use in the classroom. What a fun way to engage children in the learning process! By bringing them on an adAll magic school bus books are wonderful to use in the classroom. What a fun way to engage children in the learning process! By bringing them on an adventure with Miss Frizzle's class and 'experiencing' things as they happen all around....more

This book is so powerful. The imagery is vivid, but some parts may be a bit hard for students. I do not think that is a reason to hold this book backThis book is so powerful. The imagery is vivid, but some parts may be a bit hard for students. I do not think that is a reason to hold this book back from students though. The glimpse into history by a child their own age can really help a student connect with history. People are what make history interesting, not facts and dates....more

This is a great book to use in any elementary grade to teach students the importance of the way we all treat each other. A reminder that we are all thThis is a great book to use in any elementary grade to teach students the importance of the way we all treat each other. A reminder that we are all the same, no matter who looks like what or who has what things. A good reminder for any time of the year too....more

This is obviously a book to read with older students, but it is full of powerful lessons. A book you should not pass up on with students. It is writteThis is obviously a book to read with older students, but it is full of powerful lessons. A book you should not pass up on with students. It is written well, the writing paints a vivid picture in the mind of the reader....more

What a wonderful book to use in lower grades. This book is full of rhyming, and while you read, you can have students be engaged by listening for wordWhat a wonderful book to use in lower grades. This book is full of rhyming, and while you read, you can have students be engaged by listening for words that rhyme....more

This is a great book to use in a younger classroom. A great idea is after reading the book, you can do an extension, a shared or interactive writing lThis is a great book to use in a younger classroom. A great idea is after reading the book, you can do an extension, a shared or interactive writing lesson. This way you can show students how to involve literature in more ways than just reading it....more

This book was so exciting to read. Use this book in the classroom to teach about the traditional fantasy genre, use it to introduce a new culture, orThis book was so exciting to read. Use this book in the classroom to teach about the traditional fantasy genre, use it to introduce a new culture, or just use it because the writing structure within is so well put together!...more

Well written books like this one are the kind of informational books teachers should have lining the walls of their classrooms. A well written biograpWell written books like this one are the kind of informational books teachers should have lining the walls of their classrooms. A well written biography does not have to be boring, as shown here. In fact it can excite learning! This book does!...more

I don't care what has been said about this book, it is written so well, it is a wonderful book to use to teach students. The lessons to be learned areI don't care what has been said about this book, it is written so well, it is a wonderful book to use to teach students. The lessons to be learned are priceless....more

This is a wonderful book to use in young grades to help build vocabulary! There are a number of words that children may not know, but can learn througThis is a wonderful book to use in young grades to help build vocabulary! There are a number of words that children may not know, but can learn through context clues....more

This book is one of my favorites, maybe because I can identify. Shopping is addicting. This is a fun book full of problems we all run into, but she soThis book is one of my favorites, maybe because I can identify. Shopping is addicting. This is a fun book full of problems we all run into, but she solves them by shopping of course!...more

This is a wonderful book to incorporate into the classroom. This book tells stories from history, but not just any stories. This book has found how yoThis is a wonderful book to incorporate into the classroom. This book tells stories from history, but not just any stories. This book has found how young people have had and impact on in history. A great way for students to connect with what has happened in the past and a way to make boring history come to life!...more

All the Harry Potter books are a great read for any student that is looking for an escape into a magical world. The language of these books pulls theAll the Harry Potter books are a great read for any student that is looking for an escape into a magical world. The language of these books pulls the reader into the story as the story unfolds around the reader. This is wonderful writing, it shows us what is happening, not simply just telling us what happens to Harry Potter...more

This book shows that everybody is a person, and though we may think someone is different, if you get to know him or her, they are not much different fThis book shows that everybody is a person, and though we may think someone is different, if you get to know him or her, they are not much different from everyone else. This is a great book for upper elementary school students because it can show students that it is okay to befriend that classmate that seems weird because that person may become a very close friend. This is a text that students can connect with....more