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Finding Home by Sandra Markle
Finding Home
by Sandra Markle (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2011
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This is an inspiring story about a mother koala who sacrifices to save her baby. Many students will be able to make personal connections since they all have somebody that cares for them and loves them dearly.
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Once Upon a Cat by L. Savryn
Once Upon a Cat
by L. Savryn
read in April, 2011
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This is the longest picture book I've read so far! Within the book, there are several short stories within it. This book is suitable for advanced elementary school readers, there is a lot of text and I would give it to a student who is getting ready ...more
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Two Dog Biscuits by Beverly Cleary
Two Dog Biscuits
by Beverly Cleary
read in April, 2011
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Beverly Cleary has been my all time favorite children's author. This story is about two twins who got dog biscuits from their neighbor and are looking for dogs in the park to give it to. Finally, the twins decide to give their dog biscuit to a cat. T ...more
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Donald Says Thumbs Down by Nancy Evans Cooney
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This is a great story to read to students when talking about bad habits. It may not necessarily be that the student's are sucking their thumbs in class, but this book can be used as a tool stir up discussions about other bad habits that we have. It w ...more
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The Tub People by Pam Conrad
The Tub People
by Pam Conrad
read in April, 2011
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This is a fun story about how bath-toys comes to life when people are not around. It reminds me of the movie Toy Story and how all of those toys came to life as well. In this story, the tubtoy(child) gets sucked into the drain and gets split up from ...more
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Frog by Susan Cooper
Frog
by Susan Cooper (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2011
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This is a story about a young boy who does not know how to swim. He is out at the pool with his entire family (who all swim very well) and he is feeling left out. Then, a small frog comes into the pool and the whole family tries to catch him. Little ...more
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Clarice Bean, Guess Who's Babysitting? by Lauren Child
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I love love LOVE the illustrations in this book. It combines real life pictures with animated characters and objects. It's a sweet story about a girl and her uncle coming to babysit her and her siblings (plus an old grandfather) because her mom is aw ...more
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"Slowly, Slowly, Slowly," said the Sloth by Eric Carle
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Eric Carle is one of the most famous childrens' authors and this is a great book for younger elementary students. The illustrations correspond greatly with his text. It is an easy read with lots of repeating lines which is helpful for beginning reade ...more
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It's a Secret! by John Burningham
It's a Secret!
by John Burningham
read in April, 2011
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This is a creative story about a young girl named Marie Elaine who decides to follow her cat one night as he goes to a secret party. They end up on a rooftop where many cats gather to celebrate and have a party. I don't think it has a lot of depth fo ...more
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