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Lisa rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Squirrel and John Muir by Emily Arnold McCully
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A story about a young girl that spends most of her time outside exploring nature. Her father opened the first hotel in the Yosemite. I recommend this book for older students.
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Just Add One Chinese Sister by Patricia McMahon
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This is a great book about an American family that adopts a Chinese little girl. The books allows several family members to convey their feelings about this new addition.
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Sleeping Cutie by Andrea Davis Pinkney
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I love to read this book to my grand babies when they have trouble sleeping. The text and imagery takes the reader on a wonderful night time journey.
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Thanks to the Animals by Allen J. Sockabasin
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Another wonderful story about a child being raised by a group of animals. This book has great references to the Indian names for the animals in this story.
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The Giant and the Beanstalk by Diane Stanley
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This is a story about Jack in the beanstalk told from the giant's view. I love the way Stanley brought in other nursery rhymes into this classic story.
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Pigsty by Mark Teague
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This is an excellent book about organization and why it is important to keep your room clean. If you don't the pigs will move in- and this will led to trouble.
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Suddenly! by Colin McNaughton
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A pig is going about his daily activities unaware that he is being chased by a hungry wolf. The play on the word SUDDENLY makes this a funny read.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
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I love to use this book when I am teaching the life cycle of the butterfly. There are several activities you can use with this book.
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Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman
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This book is about a bird's journey to find his mother. I like to use this book when teaching about animals and their babies.
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The Night of the Fireflies by Karen B. Winnick
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A great book to integrate with Science. It is a great story about fireflies.
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