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Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
4.11
I first heard about this book over at Heavy Medal blog as they are narrowing down their mock Newbery list. I must not have been paying close attention ...more
Dec 2012
Dec 30, 2012
 
Unspoken: A Story from the Underground Railroad
4.29
Unspoken might be one of my my top 2 favorite picture books of 2012. Cole's style in this book is reminiscent of Brian Selznick's. The reader is drawn ...more
Dec 2012
Dec 02, 2012
 
Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass
4.14
One of our 5th grade history standards includes understanding the reality of the slavery situation. Words Set Me Free would be a wonderful addition to ...more
Nov 2012
Nov 29, 2012
 
Blackout
4.12
wondering - what was this blackout like? What caused it?

thinking - similar to wondering / post-its with thoughts at selected stopping points / final t
...more
Aug 2011
Aug 23, 2011
 
The Journey That Saved Curious George: The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H.A. Rey
4.07
I just read this book to my language arts classes. If you are looking for a wonderful nonfiction text for a short read aloud (probably grades 4 - 8), ...more
Mar 2013
Mar 06, 2013
 
How the Sphinx Got to the Museum
3.86
great for sequencing

also great for vocabulary
Aug 2011
Aug 16, 2011
 
Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down
4.26
None
Aug 2011
Aug 16, 2011
 
Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell
4.22
None
Dec 2013
Dec 28, 2013
 
The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever
4.17
None
Dec 2013
Dec 28, 2013
 
On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein
4.21
None
Dec 2013
Dec 28, 2013
 
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
4.16
None
Dec 2013
Dec 28, 2013
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