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Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter
4.02
Adeline Yen Mah tells the story of her emotional childhood in the book Chinese Cinderella. Shortly after Adeline was born her mother passed away. Her ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
The Diary of a Young Girl
4.07
The diary of Anne Frank is a great book for young readers because they are able to connect to the characters and gain a better understanding for what ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
The Dot
4.32
This is a great book to help encourage and empower students. A shy child might benefit from this book. This book is about a child who says that they c ...more
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Jan 19, 2010
 
The Night Before the Night Before Christmas
4.16
This book has many examples of rhyming words. It has a good view of what the true meaning of Christmas is. This book would probably be a better book t ...more
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Jan 19, 2010
 
The Scrambled States of America
4.18
Just like Laurie Keller's second booka bout the "Scrambled States" this would also be great to use when teaching geography. I really enjoyed this book ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
Wemberly Worried
4.21
This is a great short book for the beginning of the school year. New students to a class might be able to relate to Wemberly's story. Wemberly Worried ...more
Jan 12, 2010
Jan 12, 2010
 
Auntie Claus and the Key to Christmas
4.14
Sofie's brother Chris decides that there is not such thing as Santa and that the only way to prove it is to be on the bad boy and girl list. When he t ...more
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Apr 26, 2010
 
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin LutherKing Jr.
4.40
This illustrations in this book are fantastic. When introducing a class to Dr. Kings famous "I have a dream" speech this book would be a great resourc ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
4.28
This is a good book to compare and contrast with The Three Little Pigs. You could also have the students do a response to literature with this book by ...more
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Apr 26, 2010
 
Dirt on Their Skirts: The Story of the Young Women who Won the World Championship
3.72
This book would not only be a good social studies source but you could also show clips from the movie A League of their Own before or after reading th ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
Measuring Penny
4.09
This book is very similar to Mapping Penny's World. You could use this book to integrate social studies and math. After reading this book you could di ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
Fancy Nancy's Favorite Fancy Words: From Accessories to Zany
4.15
This is a great book. It has a lot of words that will help to broaden a child's vocabulary. This book is also great to use when learning or reviewing ...more
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Apr 26, 2010
 
Stargirl (Stargirl, #1)
3.73
I absolutely loved this book. This is a great book for young readers who are struggling with be different in a world where we are expected to act and ...more
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Apr 13, 2010
 
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
4.17
This is a great book to use when teaching literacy, or when focusing on the letter B. This book is also good with sequencing. You could even make your ...more
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Apr 26, 2010
 
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
4.15
This would be a good book to have in your class library. A lot lessons could be aligned with this book. This could be a great book to recommend to a s ...more
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Apr 26, 2010
 
I Wanna Iguana
4.16
I Wanna Iguana is a great book full of examples of persuasive letters. It works really well to open up a mini lesson on this topic. I read this book t ...more
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Mar 02, 2010
 
Puff, the Magic Dragon
4.16
Puff the Magic Dragon would be a good book to read to younger students. The best part about this book is that you can use the song and instead of read ...more
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Jan 19, 2010
 
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
4.28
I would read this book to pre-k through first grade students. It is very funny and the students love it! For a fund activity, students could make thei ...more
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Apr 26, 2010
 
Love, Stargirl (Stargirl, #2)
3.79
This book I found myself going back and forth from liking it to not liking it the whole time. I would not suggest reading it right after Stargirl beca ...more
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Apr 13, 2010
 
Oh, Freedom!: Kids Talk About the Civil Rights Movement with the People Who Made It Happen
4.52
I really enjoyed the children perspectives that were shown throughout this book. I feel as though this would make it easier for young learners to rela ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
The Snow Day
3.81
This is a good book to use during a unit on seasons. The Snow Day does not have a lot of text so it would be a very short read. Young students could p ...more
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Jan 19, 2010
 
The Doorbell Rang
4.11
This is a great way to introduce fractions or multiplication. You could even bring in cookies or brownies to do the activity from the book with your c ...more
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Apr 26, 2010
 
Auntie Claus
4.14
Auntie Claus is Santa's sister. Her niece Sofie starts to question the magic of Christmas. Sofie follows Auntie Claus to the North Pole and learns tha ...more
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Apr 26, 2010
 
I am America
3.97
Although this is a short book I believe it could easily be integrated into a classroom setting. After reading this book the class could make their own ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
Arthur's Baby (Arthur Adventure Series)
4.05
Many students really enjoy the Arthur books. You could suggest this one to them. The girls especially like this Arthur book because of the new charact ...more
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Apr 26, 2010
 
Spaghetti and Meatballs for All!
4.13
This is a good book to read when introducing perimeter and area. This book also helps students make real world connections to area and perimeter. I wo ...more
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Apr 26, 2010
 
Owen and Mzee: The Language of Friendship
4.16
Sequel to the first Owen and Mzee book! Just as good as the first one, a must read. This book would also be good for friendship. Good to read during t ...more
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Apr 26, 2010
 
I Love Saturdays y Domingos
3.96
This is a great book that incorporates English and Spanish. I would suggest for everyone to have books like this in their classroom! This book also ta ...more
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Apr 26, 2010
 
The Scrambled States of America Talent Show
3.93
This book was very entertaining! I really enjoyed this book and it could easily be tied to a geography lesson. I think that students of all ages would ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
 
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom
4.34
This book tells the story of Harriet Tubman, a remarkable woman. The book does a great job of highlighting her amazing story. This could easily be use ...more
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Nov 29, 2010
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