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D Is for Drum: A Native American Alphabet
3.77
This alphabet book contains four line poems for each letter as well as a few paragraphs of detailed informational text on the side of the page. Each l ...more
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Nov 28, 2010
 
115
Food and Recipes of the Native Americans
3.17
Nancy, a Seminole Indian girl, wonders what Native Americans ate before English settlers came to North America. “Did they eat hamburgers, pancakes, an ...more
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Nov 28, 2010
 
104
The Scrambled States of America Talent Show
3.94
This was a very entertaining book! There were several comedic moments, however Debbie mentioned that the book feeds on stereotypes and I will agree. W ...more
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Nov 28, 2010
 
101
Hooray For Diffendoofer Day! (Dr Seuss)
4.09
This is a fantastic book! I like it 10 times more once I read the informational part about how it is based on the original drawings and verses from Dr ...more
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May 06, 2010
 
119
First to Fly: How Wilbur and Orville Wright Invented the Airplane
3.87
This is a really great book that explores the lives of Orville and Wilbur Wright as well as the invention of the airplane. Beautiful paintings and pho ...more
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Nov 30, 2010
 
76
Where the Wild Things Are
4.23
This is a childhood favorite of my husband's and he took me to go see the movie as soon as possible! I would not recommend doing a compare/contrast wi ...more
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May 05, 2010
 
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Black and White
3.75
This appears on the title page: "Warning: This book appears to contain a number of stories that do not necessarily occur at the same time. Then again, ...more
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Apr 24, 2010
 
116
Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message
4.19
This Reading Rainbow Book contains an ancient message from the Iroquois and is authored as well as illustrated by Iroquois. This is the first picture ...more
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Nov 28, 2010
 
117
Powwow
3.00
Coombs is a member of the Wampanoag tribe and the Native American Developer at The Children’s Museum, Boston. Her knowledge of Powwows is evident in t ...more
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Nov 28, 2010
 
113
A Wizard from the Start: The Incredible Boyhood and Amazing Inventions of Thomas Edison
3.63
This is a picture book of Edison’s life and inventions, and has great illustrations. Some of Edison’s quotes are mentioned throughout the book. It wou ...more
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Nov 28, 2010
 
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The Wretched Stone
3.97
This is a really great book to use when you want children to notice the importance of pictures. Take a picture walk first and watch their reaction whe ...more
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May 01, 2010
 
27
The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According To Susy)
3.96
This is a great book to begin studying the genre of biographies!! This is a biography of Mark Twain according to his daughter Susy and there is a narr ...more
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Apr 24, 2010
 
79
Build a Burrito: A Counting Book in English and Spanish: (Bilingual)
4.03
This is such a cute counting book! With numbers and words in both English and Spanish, this is great for English Language Learners and those who want ...more
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May 05, 2010
 
59
The Little House
4.27
This is the first time I have read this 1943 Caldecott Medal winner. The story centers around a little house in the country who is curious about the c ...more
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May 01, 2010
 
106
Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter
4.00
This was a really neat book that talks about Rumpelstiltskin's daughter and her ingenious way of "making gold." This is a great book to incorporate so ...more
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Nov 28, 2010
 
105
The Doorbell Rang
4.09
This is a great book to use when discussing scarcity, supply and demand in social studies. It brings a real life example to students and makes these c ...more
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Nov 28, 2010
 
41
The Giraffe Who Was Afraid of Heights
3.74
I really enjoyed this tale of animals who overcome their fears by helping each other. This is a great way to remind children that we are all different ...more
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Apr 24, 2010
 
69
Red Butterfly: How a Princess Smuggled the Secret of Silk Out of China
3.86
I really enjoyed this book and there are numerous ways to use it in the classroom. This is a folktale about how silk was smuggled out of China and is ...more
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May 01, 2010
 
103
Flat Stanley (Flat Stanley, #1)
3.81
This is a really great way to get social studies in with language arts! With social studies, you can focus on the locations that Stanley is mailed to ...more
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Nov 28, 2010
 
38
Hook
3.43
This is the story of an chick who is found and raised by chickens. The chick turns out to be an eagle and his chicken family help him figure out where ...more
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Apr 24, 2010
 
70
Keep Your Ear on the Ball
4.07
This is a really great story about a new kid in the class who looks like every other kid but is blind. This would be good to read if you have students ...more
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May 01, 2010
 
84
Ghosts in the House!
3.98
This is a story about a little girl who is really a witch and likes to catch ghosts. She then washes them in the washing machine and finds various use ...more
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May 05, 2010
 
107
Growing Vegetable Soup
3.83
This is such a cute book! It incorporate language arts, social studies and math. The social studies concept addressed is the use of natural resources. ...more
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Nov 28, 2010
 
53
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
4.28
A favorite amongst teachers and children, this is truly a great book! It makes you think about different perspectives and is really great for children ...more
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May 01, 2010
 
63
Jumanji
3.99
This is a really great book of fantasy coming to life. This would also be great to read to children and have them compare/contrast with the movie. Ano ...more
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May 01, 2010
 
72
Sheep Take a Hike
3.86
I decided to read this after reading Sheep in a Jeep and doing a science lesson around force and motion. I guess you could use this book to introduce ...more
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May 05, 2010
 
110
Incredible Inventions
3.85
This book contains a series of poems about various inventions. This is a great way to connect literacy and social studies. This book could be used dur ...more
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Nov 28, 2010
 
91
Hunches in Bunches
3.85
I love Dr. Seuss! I thought it would be neat to do an author study and use some of his not as popular classics. It would be neat to compare/contrast t ...more
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May 05, 2010
 
28
Ackamarackus
3.10
This is a really cute book with six fables that always have two morals at the end. The stories are filled with alliteration and are quite silly. This ...more
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Apr 24, 2010
 
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Sheep on a Ship
3.77
I decided to read this after reading Sheep in a Jeep and doing a science lesson around force and motion. I couldn't find a way to incorporate it in th ...more
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May 05, 2010
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