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Hoops by Robert Burleigh
Hoops
by Robert Burleigh (Goodreads Author)
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Hoops is a great picture book that is written in poetry form. The first thing that pops out are the beautiful pictures and bright colors. The words are surrounded by black boxes and are scattered throughout the pages in different places. Robert Burle ...more
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African Acrostics by Avis Harley
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I am so glad that I found this book. Every kid I have ever known loves to write acrostic poems. They choose to do acrostics every chance they get. I have seen young kids do mothers day poems, birthday cards, and choice assignments as acrostics. This ...more
Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
" In my review I wrote that I am thinking about using this book as a read aloud in my classroom, but the thought of using an audio book to do the readin ...more "
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Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
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I really enjoyed reading Out of the Dust, but the whole time I wondered if students liked it. There were definitely some points that I think kids would find boring and not clear.

Personally, this is the first type of book like this that I have ever r
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Rosa by Nikki Giovanni
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There are so many picture books written about the civil rights movement. I would actually guess that children in our country are taught more about civil rights than anything else. This book Rosa is a wonderful addition to any curriculum about black h ...more
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Looking Back by Lois Lowry
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This book is an amazing find for my classroom. At my school the 4th graders read Number the Stars by Lois Lowry and the 6th graders read The Giver by Lois Lowry. I cannot wait to share the book Looking Back: A Collection of Memories with my 5th grade ...more
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Hana's Suitcase by Karen Levine
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Hana’s suitcase is a book I have wanted to read for a while, but never got around to. Last year I actually had the good fortune to listen to the amazing words of Fumiko Ishioka the Tokyo Holocaust education center curator (she came to my school). Hea ...more
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A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park
" Karen I loved your description of plot development and the details of what kept bringing you back into the book. I think that would be a challenge for ...more "
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Freedom Summer by Deborah Wiles
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Freedom Summer is one of the best pictures I have read about the changing climate in America after the civil rights act was passed. This historical fiction picture book was written in a slight poetic style. The relationship between the two boys gives ...more
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