Oh, Freedom!
4.60
This book is wonderful for teaching the Civil Rights movement. There are actual interviews from people who were involved in segregation and how everyt...more
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Feb 09, 2011
 
Bad Day at Riverbend
4.10
This book would be great for children because they can relate to the message. The book is about how a city is being taken over by a "grease". However,...more
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Aug 25, 2010
 
Across the Alley
4.26
I love this book. It is about two boys who can't be seen together during the day because of their different races, but they are best friends so they p...more
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Dec 07, 2010
 
Maus, I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History (Maus, #1)
4.34
This would be a great book for your students to learn about the Holocaust. It is a graphic novel so it would definitely grab your students attention....more
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Apr 12, 2011
 
Keep Love in Your Heart, Little One
4.29
This is a beautiful book about a fathers love for his son. The book rhymes and is beautifully written. Children could really learn from this writing c...more
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Nov 30, 2010
 
Seaman's Journal: On the Trail with Lewis and Clark
4.14
I read this book to my students during PTLS! It is about the Lewis and Clark journey, however, it is written through the eyes of Lewis's dog Seaman. T...more
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Apr 12, 2011
 
Stellaluna
4.20
I really enjoyed this book when I was little. It is about a bat who thins he loses his mom and lives with birds, but doesn't fit in. Then, he finds hi...more
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Dec 06, 2010
 
Hedgie's Surprise
4.03
So cute! This story is about Henny who wants to have chicks, but Tomten keeps eating her eggs. Then, Henny and Hedgie decide to stop him by tricking h...more
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Dec 05, 2010
 
The Diary of a Young Girl
4.06
This is such an amazing book especially because it was her actual diary. I think this would make a great book club for students because this is a diar...more
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Apr 12, 2011
 
Franklin's Class Trip
3.94
In this book, Franklin and his class go to the museum and Franklin is afraid of the dinosaurs. If my class were going on a field trip to a museum, I m...more
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Oct 31, 2010
 
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse
4.18
A mouse loves her teacher until he gets mad at her for not listening and she gets mad right back at him. This book shows Lilly being creative by makin...more
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Dec 06, 2010
 
The Gingerbread Boy
3.75
This is a funny book about a gingerbread boy who runs away from everyone so they do not eat him and then a fox tricks him and eats him anyway! It is a...more
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Dec 06, 2010
 
So You Want to Be President?
3.91
This would be a great book to read to your students if you are learning about the Presidents. It makes fun of the Presidents and tells you random funn...more
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Apr 12, 2011
 
My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
4.22
This is a great book for children to see Martin Luther King, Jr. life growing up as a child. By reading this, children can relate to him because the b...more
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Feb 12, 2011
 
Velma Gratch and the Way Cool Butterfly
3.86
This is a book about a girl who wants to be remembered like her two older sisters and finally is when a butterfly lives on her finger. It has a clear...more
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Dec 07, 2010
 
The Cats In Krasinski Square
4.05
I loved this book! It is a great book about World War II where children can see how life was like back then through the eyes of a child. The book was...more
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Apr 12, 2011
 
Milkweed
3.98
A wonderful young adult novel about the horrible times during the Holocaust. This would be a great book to read during a Holocaust unit in 5th grade b...more
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Feb 25, 2011
 
The Story Of Ruby Bridges
4.36
This is a book I would read in my class to show children that segregation is a terrible thing and that it was everywhere. Also that Ruby Bridges is a...more
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Feb 04, 2011
 
Little Tad Grows Up
4.14
This book is about a little tadpole who gets very sad when he starts losing his tail and getting legs. Tad decides he hates growing up until he uses h...more
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Dec 06, 2010
 
The Dot
4.33
This book inspires students to accomplish things they do not think they are capable of doing. In the story, the teacher gave her student confidence by...more
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Oct 30, 2010
 
Duck! Rabbit!
4.13
This book is so neat! It is about one person who thinks the drawing is a duck and the other person thinks it is a rabbit and they go back and forth tr...more
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Dec 05, 2010
 
Ben and the Emancipation Proclamation
4.00
Ben is a slave who is learning how to read and is trying his hardest to keep it a secret. This would be an informative book to read to your students b...more
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Apr 12, 2011
 
A Kiss Goodbye  (Chester the Raccoon (Kissing Hand) #3)
4.03
A raccoon family has to move because people are coming to cut down their tree and Chester is really sad until he meets a new friend at his new home. T...more
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Dec 06, 2010
 
If Mom Had Three Arms
3.90
Wow! There are many ways you could use this book in the classroom. It is a rhyming book about a boy who imagines things his mom could do with 3+ arms!...more
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Nov 30, 2010
 
Giraffes Can't Dance
4.22
Gerald was told he couldn't dance, but one of his friends gave him reassurance that he can do anything. When he danced again with confidence, everyone...more
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Oct 30, 2010
 
Stone Soup
4.25
This book is about a boy who tricks a woman into making him stone soup. It is great for making predictions and has a good beginning, middle, and end f...more
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Oct 31, 2010
 
King of the Playground
3.74
This book is about a boy who gets bullied on the playground by another boy, but the boys end up becoming friends. Both characters in this book use the...more
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Nov 30, 2010
 
Just in Time for Christmas
3.38
A book about a big family who makes cream candy every year and looks forward to eating it for months before Christmas. This would be a good book to re...more
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Nov 25, 2010
 
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin LutherKing Jr.
4.40
I love this book! It shows how amazing Martin Luther King, Jr. was and how his legacy came about. This would be a good book to read to educate childre...more
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Feb 04, 2011
 
Louisiana Purchase
5.00
I read this book to my fourth graders as an introduction lesson to the Louisiana Purchase. It is a neat book because it has quick facts and it asks st...more
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Apr 12, 2011
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