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Yoshi's Feast by Kimiko Kajikawa
Yoshi's Feast
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This book is really funny. A great read aloud as it has sounds which make students want to dance along. Yoshi and his neighbor Sabu have a feud. They finally solve it in a peaceful way. Not a bad message for young and old alike.
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The Trumpeter of Krakow by Eric P. Kelly
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Shen of the Sea by Arthur Bowie Chrisman
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The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney
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Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful book. So glad it won the Caldecott Medal. It reads well in storytime. Children can read it to you with small prompting..."What is the lion doing?" Thank you Mr. Pinkney.
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All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon
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So glad this won the Caldecott Honor. The message of connectedness resonates strongly with me and many of the children I read it to this week. There is a lovely mix of sense of physical place and universal place. This will be one I will come back to ...more
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Everything Is Miscellaneous by David Weinberger
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David Weinberger is one of those rare individuals who can pull together bits of knowledge from areas most of us would consider dissimilar and show an intricate web of connection. While I picked the book up because of my fascination with the subject, ...more
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Deep Branding on the Internet  by Marc Braunstein
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I gained a great deal of insight from reading this book. With a copyright date of 2000, there are many references which are outdated at this point. That is going to be the case with any book which chooses the internet as its subject. Things are chang ...more
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Writing the Artist Statement by Ariane Goodwin
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Frog and Toad Are Friends by Arnold Lobel
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Nothing less than brilliant. I paired this book with A Tadpole Grows Up by Pam Zollman to teach a lesson in fiction and nonfiction. The laughter was explosive. Students who have limited English ability and who have never spoke up in class, were talki ...more
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Are You Ready to Play Outside? by Mo Willems
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I read this book to a class last week. They absolutely loved it. Willems knows how to use the unexpected to delight his readership. I found myself almost choked up at portrayal of the friendship between Gerald and Piggie. It is humorous for sure, but ...more
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