The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? By Mo Willems 2012 I love Pigeon! These books are fun little soliloquies to read aloud. They retain their humor over multiple readings, which is probably why they’re so popular. In this book, the Duckling politely asks the reader for a cookie and gets one. Pigeon goes on a rant … Continue reading The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?
A Doll’s Magic, Free to Renew – NYTimes.com Watch. Connect. Read.: World Read Aloud Day is on March 6 tags: world read aloud day Erin E. Stead and Chris Raschka: A Caldecott Conversation tags: erin stead The Latest Passing Fad tags: libraries library journal bookless Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are … Continue reading Links January 26 2013
Unusual Creatures: A Mostly Accurate Account of Some of Earth’s Strangest Animals By Michael Hearst “Artwork, Diagrams, and Other Visuals” by Arjen Noordeman, Christie Wright, and Jelmer Noordeman. 2012 This book reminded me of the science books Klutz Press put out in the ’90s, such as The Explorabook. It has that same fun yet informative … Continue reading Nonfiction Monday: Unusual Creatures
Watch. Connect. Read.: Video of the Day: Teacher-Librarians at the Heart of Student Learning tags: teacher-librarian education Video Sunday: Steampunk rodentia — @fuseeight A Fuse #8 Production tags: Betsy Bird How Can Teachers Prepare Kids for a Connected World? | MindShift Participatory learning! tags: mindshift Participatory learning 15 iPad Skills Every Teacher and Student should … Continue reading Friday Links
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The True Meaning of Smekday By Adam Rex 2007 This book is really funny satire for middle schoolers. It’s one of those books where if I wrote down all the funny parts here, I would write down most of the book! Gratuity “Tip” Tucci has written the winning essay for a national writing … Continue reading The True Meaning of Smekday
Olivia and the Fairy Princesses Ian Falconer 2012 Olivia is sick of fairy princesses and ballerinas. At a birthday party, all the girls (and some of the boys) dressed as sparkly fairy princesses. Olivia wears an Anna Wintour-style striped shirt and matador pants. During the dance recital tryouts, everyone–including some boys–tries out … Continue reading Olivia and the Fairy Princesses by Ian Falconer