Pdf ebook: Strictly No Elephants

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Summary: “A sunny, smart, tongue-in-cheek tale.” —The New York Times Book Review “Sweet and affirming.” —Kirkus Reviews “With a gentle message of incl

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  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1481416480
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
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Description: “A sunny, smart, tongue-in-cheek tale.” —The New York Times Book Review “Sweet and affirming.” —Kirkus Reviews “With a gentle message of inclusion and helping others, this title reaches beyond a mere friendship story.”—School Library Journal “Heartening.”—Booklist In this bestselling and internationally beloved picture book, the local Pet Club won’t admit a boy’s tiny pet elephant, so he finds a solution—one that involves all kinds of unusual animals. Today is Pet Club day. There will be cats and dogs and fish, but strictly no elephants are allowed. The Pet Club doesn’t understand that pets come in all shapes and sizes, just like friends. Now it is time for a boy and his tiny pet elephant to show them what it means to be a true friend. Strictly No Elephants has been sold around the world and is heralded as a pitch-perfect book about inclusion. Imaginative and lyrical, this sweet story captures the magic of friendship and the joy of having a pet.


Pdf ebook: On Sudden Hill

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Summary: Birt and Etho are best friends, they play on Sudden Hill, making marvellous contraptions out of cardboard boxes. But then a new boy, Shu, wants to join in

  • Author : Linda Sarah
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1471119300
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Views: 645
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Description: Birt and Etho are best friends, they play on Sudden Hill, making marvellous contraptions out of cardboard boxes. But then a new boy, Shu, wants to join in too. Birt isn't sure that he wants Shu to join them. Eaten up with jealousy, he goes home and refuses to come out to play. Until Etho and Shu come to his house with the most marvellous cardboard contraption so far... A compelling, poignant story about accepting someone new, with text by Linda Sarah and illustrations by Benji Davies, creator of The Storm Whale. Also by Linda Sarah: The Secret Sky Garden, illustrated by Fiona Lumbers Tom's Magnificent Machines, illustrated by Ben Mantle Also by Benji Davies: The Storm Whale Grandad's Island The Storm Whale in Winter Grandma Bird


Pdf ebook: Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed

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Summary: Can one child's good deed change the world? It can when she’s Ordinary Mary—an ordinary girl from an ordinary school, on her way to her ordinary house

  • Author : Emily Pearson
  • Publisher: Gibbs Smith
  • ISBN: 1423614313
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 34
  • Language: English
  • Views: 536
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Description: Can one child's good deed change the world? It can when she’s Ordinary Mary—an ordinary girl from an ordinary school, on her way to her ordinary house—who stumbles upon ordinary blueberries. When she decides to pick them for her neighbor, Mrs. Bishop, she starts a chain reaction that multiplies around the world. Mrs. Bishop makes blueberry muffins and gives them to her paperboy and four others—one of whom is Mr. Stevens, who then helps five different people with their luggage—one of whom is Maria, who then helps five people—including a man named Joseph who didn’t have enough money for his groceries—and so on, until the deed comes back to Mary. It’s a feel-good story that inspires and celebrates a world full of ordinary deeds! Emily Pearson is the co-author of Fuzzy Red Bathrobe: Questions from the Heart for Mothers and Daughters. Emily and her two children live in Salt Lake City, Utah. This is her first children’s book.


Pdf ebook: Strictly No Crocs

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Summary: Three hungry crocodiles are on a mission—to eat all of the guests at Zebra's birthday party! Emerging readers will love this carefully leveled story, com

  • Author : Heather Pindar
  • Publisher: Lerner Publications ™
  • ISBN: 1541549937
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1957
  • Downloads: 1957
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Description: Three hungry crocodiles are on a mission—to eat all of the guests at Zebra's birthday party! Emerging readers will love this carefully leveled story, complete with full-color illustrations and a reading comprehension quiz.


Pdf ebook: Remarkables

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Summary: “Breathtaking.” —School Library Connection “Enchanting art.” —Publishers Weekly Journey meets Pearl in this transcendent picture book about a m

  • Author : Lisa Mantchev
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1481497189
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 40
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1590
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Description: “Breathtaking.” —School Library Connection “Enchanting art.” —Publishers Weekly Journey meets Pearl in this transcendent picture book about a mermaid finding her forever home, created by the author of Strictly No Elephants, Lisa Mantchev, and The Bear and the Piano author-illustrator David Litchfield. When a boy is out swimming and looking for fish, he meets a mermaid instead. She is all alone. He welcomes her to his home and his circus family. Though she misses the ocean, she feels she has found a new family and home. With lyrical text and luminous artwork, Remarkables is a story of friendship and finding home. What a remarkable place the world is.


Pdf ebook: Twisty-Turny House

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Summary: Cats and dogs will never get along, right? WRONG. Author of Strictly No Elephants Lisa Mantchev and bestselling illustrator EG Keller explore an unexpected

  • Author : Lisa Mantchev
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1534438483
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 40
  • Language: English
  • Views: 954
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Description: Cats and dogs will never get along, right? WRONG. Author of Strictly No Elephants Lisa Mantchev and bestselling illustrator EG Keller explore an unexpected friendship in this funny and sweet picture book. The upstairs cats and downstairs dogs in a tall, twisty-turny house are kept apart because their humans assume dogs and cats won’t get along. But when an opportunity presents itself, the bolder cat goes through a door that is left open. Will there be hissing, barking, and chasing—or an unexpected friendship?


Pdf ebook: The Big Umbrella

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Summary: “A subtle, deceptively simple book about inclusion, hospitality, and welcoming the ‘other.’” —Kirkus Reviews “A boundlessly inclusive spirit...

  • Author : Amy June Bates,Juniper Bates
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 153440659X
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1164
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Description: “A subtle, deceptively simple book about inclusion, hospitality, and welcoming the ‘other.’” —Kirkus Reviews “A boundlessly inclusive spirit...This open-ended picture book creates a natural springboard for discussion.” —Booklist “This sweet extended metaphor uses an umbrella to demonstrate how kindness and inclusion work...A lovely addition to any library collection, for classroom use or for sharing at home.” —School Library Journal In the tradition of Alison McGhee’s Someday, beloved illustrator Amy June Bates makes her authorial debut alongside her eleven-year-old daughter with this timely and timeless picture book about acceptance. By the door there is an umbrella. It is big. It is so big that when it starts to rain there is room for everyone underneath. It doesn’t matter if you are tall. Or plaid. Or hairy. It doesn’t matter how many legs you have. Don’t worry that there won’t be enough room under the umbrella. Because there will always be room. Lush illustrations and simple, lyrical text subtly address themes of inclusion and tolerance in this sweet story that accomplished illustrator Amy June Bates cowrote with her daughter, Juniper, while walking to school together in the rain.


Pdf ebook: Finding Beauty

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Summary: You are beautiful from the top of your head to the tip of your toes--but beauty is far more than something you can have. It's also something you have to fi

  • Author : Talitha Shipman
  • Publisher: Beaming Books
  • ISBN: 1506466524
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1117
  • Downloads: 1117
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Description: You are beautiful from the top of your head to the tip of your toes--but beauty is far more than something you can have. It's also something you have to find. In other people. In nature. In acts of kindness. In math, and art, and music, and sports. In this beautiful inspirational book for girls, author-illustrator Talitha Shipman turns the concept of beauty inside out, transforming girls into beauty-seeking adventurers charging out into the world with confidence and ambition to find beauty and make beauty wherever they go.


Pdf ebook: Someday, Narwhal

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Summary: “Kids will love this tiny little protagonist who dares to dream big.” —Booklist “The little narwhal from Strictly No Elephants gets her own story

  • Author : Lisa Mantchev
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1481479717
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 40
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1722
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Description: “Kids will love this tiny little protagonist who dares to dream big.” —Booklist “The little narwhal from Strictly No Elephants gets her own story…Equally good as a stand-alone or for fans of the first book.” —School Library Journal In this charming companion to the award-winning picture book Strictly No Elephants, a tiny narwhal discovers that sometimes the difference between staying home and a big adventure is a group of loving friends. Red front door. Potted plant. Umbrella stand. Piano. Red front door. Potted plant. Umbrella stand. Piano. That’s what the world looks like from inside Tiny Narwhal’s fishbowl. It’s not very exciting. She dreams of the world beyond: endless blue sky, tall buildings, a bridge. But Tiny Narwhal hasn’t any feet and doesn’t know the street names. And what if it’s cold outside? What this little narwhal does have, though, are good friends. With the help of her boy and his friends, plus a penguin, bat, and giraffe, Tiny Narwhal finally feels brave enough to go on an adventure. Someday, Narwhal features the same adorable cast of pets and sweet, lyrical language as Lisa Mantchev’s beloved Strictly No Elephants.


Pdf ebook: Sister Day!

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Summary: From the author of Strictly No Elephants comes an adorable picture book that tells the timeless tale of a little girl who’s on a mission to convince her

  • Author : Lisa Mantchev
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1481437968
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1840
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Description: From the author of Strictly No Elephants comes an adorable picture book that tells the timeless tale of a little girl who’s on a mission to convince her big sister to play with her! For Lizzie, the perfect afternoon is one spent playing with her big sister, Jane. But it’s tough being the little sister. Jane is always busy with activities and play dates. And so she hatches the perfect plan to show Jane just how much she loves her. Each day of the week Lizzie works hard sketching and planning, waiting until Saturday when she can reveal her grand surprise to Jane: it’s Sister Day, a celebration of imagination and sisterhood. This sweet and whimsical story perfectly captures the special bond between sisters.


Pdf ebook: Hands Say Love

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Summary: Hands touch, hold, and hug. Hands feed, give, and share. Hands create, mend, and heal. Hands say love! Every day, our hands show the most important people

  • Author : George Shannon
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • ISBN: 0316257699
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1945
  • Downloads: 1945
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Description: Hands touch, hold, and hug. Hands feed, give, and share. Hands create, mend, and heal. Hands say love! Every day, our hands show the most important people in our lives how we care about them, from parents helping children learn to walk to families playing and working together to friends waving hello and good-bye. This perfect read-aloud for toddlers celebrates the many hands-on moments we share and reminds us that even the simplest gesture can be a profound expression of love.


Pdf ebook: The Perfectly Perfect Wish

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Summary: “Directly personal and visually dramatic.”—Booklist “Carries a deeper and more important message about considering others’ circumstances in light

  • Author : Lisa Mantchev
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1534406204
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Views: 384
  • Downloads: 384
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Description: “Directly personal and visually dramatic.”—Booklist “Carries a deeper and more important message about considering others’ circumstances in light of one’s own privileges that many kids may benefit from hearing.” —BCCB “A satisfying storytime read-aloud about the gift of giving and sharing.” —School Library Journal From the author of Strictly No Elephants comes a sweet picture book that explores themes of selflessness and empathy when a girl has the chance to make just one wish. In the grass, a girl finds an extraordinary thing that gives her…just…one…wish. She asks her those around her what they would wish for in her shoes, but nothing seems quite right. What will her perfect wish be? In this pitch-perfect picture book, Lisa Mantchev takes the concept of a magic wish and uses it to explore real world empathy, kindness, and good will.


Pdf ebook: Gaston

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Summary: A bulldog and a poodle learn that family is about love, not appearances in this adorable doggy tale from New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio

  • Author : Kelly DiPucchio
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1442451033
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 40
  • Language: English
  • Views: 945
  • Downloads: 945
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Description: A bulldog and a poodle learn that family is about love, not appearances in this adorable doggy tale from New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and illustrator Christian Robinson. This is the story of four puppies: Fi-Fi, Foo-Foo, Ooh-La-La, and Gaston. Gaston works the hardest at his lessons on how to be a proper pooch. He sips—never slobbers! He yips—never yaps! And he walks with grace—never races! Gaston fits right in with his poodle sisters. But a chance encounter with a bulldog family in the park—Rocky, Ricky, Bruno, and Antoinette—reveals there’s been a mix-up, and so Gaston and Antoinette switch places. The new families look right…but they don’t feel right. Can these puppies follow their noses—and their hearts—to find where they belong?


Pdf ebook: Kitten and the Night Watchman

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Summary: Winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award and the Margaret Wise Brown Prize SELECTED AS A BEST BOOK OF 2018 BY THE BOSTON GLOBE, KIRKUS REVIEWS, PUBLISHERS WEEKL

  • Author : John Sullivan
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1481461923
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 40
  • Language: English
  • Views: 834
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Description: Winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award and the Margaret Wise Brown Prize SELECTED AS A BEST BOOK OF 2018 BY THE BOSTON GLOBE, KIRKUS REVIEWS, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, AND BOOKPAGE “Empathetic, poetic, and a joy to look at, cute kitty and all.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “This quiet, understated book contains a wealth of emotions.” –The Horn Book (starred review) “[Illustrator] Yoo sets a lovely mood, taking readers from sunset to dawn through washes of orange, pink, and blue, the watchman’s compassionate demeanor assuring them that all’s well.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) “Yoo’s textured, serene artwork in beautiful saturated tones perfectly complements Sullivan’s lines and conveys a beauty in the night and the construction site that readers might otherwise miss.” —Booklist (starred review) “This soft, gentle story is a perfect bedtime story for lovers of trucks and construction equipment, cats, and nighttime wanders.” —BCCB (starred review) A stray kitten changes the way the watchman sees nighttime in this tender book based on a true story, illustrated by Strictly No Elephants artist Taeeun Yoo. The night watchman hugs his wife and kids and drives to work. All night he is alone. Every hour he makes his rounds. He sees the stars twinkling. He hears the sounds of the night: ki-DEE ki-DEE ki-DEE shhhhheeeeeEEEERRRROOOOooooommmmmm Woof! Woof! Woof! Meeeoooow. When he is joined by a stray kitten, the night suddenly seems different. Has the kitten found a new home? Kitten and the Night Watchman is inspired by the true story of author John Sullivan meeting a stray cat while working as a night watchman. The cat, Beebe, was John’s companion for seventeen years.


Pdf ebook: Jinx and the Doom Fight Crime!

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Summary: “An exuberant picture book…Fabulously fun artwork…Fighting crime definitely takes imagination.” —The Wall Street Journal “This tale offers the

  • Author : Lisa Mantchev
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1481467026
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1579
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Description: “An exuberant picture book…Fabulously fun artwork…Fighting crime definitely takes imagination.” —The Wall Street Journal “This tale offers the refreshing twist of sibling friendship that parents will applaud. Jinx and the Doom will captivate readers with their irresistible fun.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Jinx and her little brother, the Doom, are pretty typical kids—except when they turn into superheroes and fight crime—in this relatable celebration of siblings and imagination by the author of Strictly No Elephants. A typical day for Jinx and the Doom looks like this: wake up, eat breakfast, brush teeth—then FIGHT CRIME! These rambunctious kids used to fight each other, until one day they realized that they could use their powers for good instead of evil. So now they protect the planet! Defend the innocent! And then stop to have lunch. Bright cut-paper, comic book–style illustrations highlight the power of imagination and the joy of having a sibling to play with.


Pdf ebook: The Elephant's New Shoe

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Summary: This sweet true story stars a tiny, orphaned elephant who was given another chance.

  • Author : Laurel Neme
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
  • ISBN: 1338633481
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Number of Pages: 40
  • Language: English
  • Views: 345
  • Downloads: 345
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Description: This sweet true story stars a tiny, orphaned elephant who was given another chance.


Pdf ebook: No se permiten elefantes (Strictly No Elephants)

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Summary: En este exitoso e internacionalmente aclamado libro ilustrado, el club local de las mascotas no permite la entrada del elefantito de un niño, así que él

  • Author : Lisa Mantchev
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1534488235
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1577
  • Downloads: 1577
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Description: En este exitoso e internacionalmente aclamado libro ilustrado, el club local de las mascotas no permite la entrada del elefantito de un niño, así que él encuentra una solución que involucra a toda suerte de animales inusuales. Hoy es día del club de las mascotas. Habrá gatos y perros y peces, pero no se permiten elefantes. El club de las mascotas no entiende que las mascotas pueden ser de todos los tamaños y las formas, al igual que los amigos. Ahora llegó el momento de que un niño y su elefantito les demuestre lo que significa ser un amigo de verdad. No se permiten elefantes se ha vendido por todo el mundo y es celebrado como un libro perfecto sobre el tema de la inclusión. Imaginativo y lírico, este dulce cuento atrapa la magia de la amistad y la dicha de tener una mascota.


Pdf ebook: The Girl with Big, Big Questions

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Summary: "Why can't people live on the moon?" "Can I be president when I grow up?" "What makes a person good?" These are just some of the questions that bubble fort

  • Author : Britney Winn Lee
  • Publisher: Beaming Books
  • ISBN: 1506474063
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Views: 652
  • Downloads: 652
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Description: "Why can't people live on the moon?" "Can I be president when I grow up?" "What makes a person good?" These are just some of the questions that bubble forth from one little girl with twinkling eyes and a curious mind. When the girl finds that her big questions make some people uncomfortable, she stops. But then she learns that her questions can solve problems and that asking questions is how we learn and grow. Celebrate the spirit of curiosity and the joy of learning with this lively picture book about a persistent girl and her quest for knowledge. From the author and illustrator of The Boy with Big, Big Feelings.


Pdf ebook: Not Norman

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Summary: "A sweet story that could be used as a springboard to discussion of the pitfalls of making snap judgments about pets — or people." — School Library Jou

  • Author : Kelly Bennett
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press
  • ISBN: 0763656992
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Views: 467
  • Downloads: 467
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Description: "A sweet story that could be used as a springboard to discussion of the pitfalls of making snap judgments about pets — or people." — School Library Journal Norman the goldfish isn’t what this little boy had in mind. He wanted a different kind of pet — one that could run and catch, or chase string and climb trees, a soft furry pet to sleep on his bed at night. Definitely not Norman. But when he tries to trade Norman for a "good pet," things don’t go as he planned. Could it be that Norman is a better pet than he thought? With wry humor and lighthearted affection, author Kelly Bennett and illustrator Noah Z. Jones tell an unexpected — and positively fishy — tale about finding the good in something you didn’t know you wanted.


Pdf ebook: Dragon Was Terrible

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Summary: We all know dragons are terrible, but this one is especially terrible. He scribbles in books. He steals candy from baby unicorns. He even burps in church.

  • Author : Kelly DiPucchio
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
  • ISBN: 1466896183
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 40
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1817
  • Downloads: 1817
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Description: We all know dragons are terrible, but this one is especially terrible. He scribbles in books. He steals candy from baby unicorns. He even burps in church. Seriously, who does that? Dragon, that's who. The king, the knights, and the villagers are desperate to take down this beast once and for all. But sometimes it's up to the unlikeliest of heroes to tame a dragon this terrible.


Pdf ebook: My Friend Maggie

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Summary: A sweet and heart-tugging story about bullying, friendship, and fitting in, perfect for readers of Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon Paula and Maggie have been f

  • Author : Hannah E. Harrison
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 0735228418
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 40
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1679
  • Downloads: 1679
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Description: A sweet and heart-tugging story about bullying, friendship, and fitting in, perfect for readers of Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon Paula and Maggie have been friends forever. Paula thinks Maggie is the best—until mean girl Veronica says otherwise. Suddenly, Paula starts to notice that Maggie is big and clumsy, and her clothes are sort of snuggish. Rather than sticking up for Maggie, Paula ignores her old friend and plays with Veronica instead. Luckily, when Veronica turns on Paula, Maggie’s true colors shine through. This moving friendship story has all the heart and emotion of The Giving Tree and Kevin Henkes's Chrysanthemum. The gorgeous artwork and important message make this a book to treasure. It’s truly a classic in the making.


Pdf ebook: Danza!

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Summary: Award-winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh tells the story of Amalia Hernández, dancer and founder of El Ballet Folklórico de México. Publishe

  • Author : Duncan Tonatiuh
  • Publisher: Abrams
  • ISBN: 168335110X
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1419
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Description: Award-winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh tells the story of Amalia Hernández, dancer and founder of El Ballet Folklórico de México. Published in time for the 100th anniversary of Hernández’s birth, Danza! is the first picture book about the famous dancer and choreographer. Danza! is a celebration of Hernández’s life and of the rich history of dance in Mexico. As a child, Amalia always thought she would grow up to be a teacher, until she saw a performance of dancers in her town square. She was fascinated by the way the dancers twirled and swayed, and she knew that someday she would be a dancer, too. She began to study many different types of dance, including ballet and modern, under some of the best teachers in the world. Hernández traveled throughout Mexico studying and learning regional dances. Soon she founded her own dance company, El Ballet Folklórico de México, where she integrated her knowledge of ballet and modern dance with folkloric dances. The group began to perform all over the country and soon all over the world, becoming an international sensation that still tours today. Duncan Tonatiuh’s picture books have been honored with many awards and accolades, including the Pura Belpré Award, the Robert F. Sibert Award, and the New York Times Best Illustrated Book Award. With Tonatiuh’s distinctive Mixtec-inspired artwork and colorful drawings that seem to leap off the page, Danza! will enthrall and inspire young readers with the fascinating story of this important dancer and choreographer.


Pdf ebook: Dictatorland

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Summary: The dictator who grew so rich on his country's cocoa crop that he built a 35-storey-high basilica in the jungles of the Ivory Coast. The austere, incorrupt

  • Author : Paul Kenyon
  • Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd
  • ISBN: 1784972150
  • Genre: History
  • Number of Pages: 432
  • Language: English
  • Views: 305
  • Downloads: 305
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Description: The dictator who grew so rich on his country's cocoa crop that he built a 35-storey-high basilica in the jungles of the Ivory Coast. The austere, incorruptible leader who has shut Eritrea off from the world in a permanent state of war and conscripted every adult into the armed forces. In Equatorial Guinea, the paranoid despot who thought Hitler was the saviour of Africa and waged a relentless campaign of terror against his own people. The Libyan army officer who authored a new work of political philosophy, The Green Book, and lived in a tent with a harem of female soldiers, running his country like a mafia family business. And behind these almost incredible stories of fantastic violence and excess lie the dark secrets of Western greed and complicity, the insatiable taste for chocolate, oil, diamonds and gold that have encouraged dictators to rule with an iron hand, siphoning off their share of the action into mansions in Paris and banks in Zurich and keeping their people in dire poverty.


Pdf ebook: How to Get Your Teacher Ready

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Summary: Learn how to get your teacher ready for back to school…from the first dayl to graduation! The kids are in charge in this hilarious classroom adventure--f

  • Author : Jean Reagan
  • Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • ISBN: 0553538276
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Views: 825
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Description: Learn how to get your teacher ready for back to school…from the first dayl to graduation! The kids are in charge in this hilarious classroom adventure--from the creators of the New York Times bestseller How to Babysit a Grandpa. This humorous new book in the beloved HOW TO . . . series takes readers through a fun and busy school year. Written in tongue-in-cheek instructional style, a class of adorable students gives tips and tricks for getting a teacher ready—for the first day of school, and all the events and milestones that will follow (picture day, holiday concert, the 100th day of school, field day!). And along the way, children will see that getting their teacher ready is really getting themselves ready. Filled with charming role-reversal humor, this is a playful and heartwarming celebration of teachers and students. A fun read-a-loud to prepare for first day jitters, back-to-school readiness or end of year celebrations.. The fun doesn't stop! Check out more HOW TO... picture books: How to Babysit a Grandpa How to Babysit a Grandma How to Catch Santa How to Get Your Teacher Ready How to Raise a Mom How to Read to a Grandma or Grandpa


Pdf ebook: Arthur and the Forgetful Elephant

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Summary: "Maybe I can help!" exclaimed Arthur. At least he hopes he can. But how? What does this forgetful elephant need? Arthur doesn't know, but he's determined t

  • Author : Maria Girón
  • Publisher: Presbyterian Publishing Corp
  • ISBN: 161164996X
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 48
  • Language: English
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Description: "Maybe I can help!" exclaimed Arthur. At least he hopes he can. But how? What does this forgetful elephant need? Arthur doesn't know, but he's determined to find out as he and the elephant share a playful and colorful day. Arthur and the Forgetful Elephant explores memory loss from the perspective of both those who forget and those around them. With spare writing and poignant art, this story reminds us that compassion and togetherness can make even elephant-sized problems seem a little smaller.


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Summary: A friendship unlike any other! After retiring from the circus, Tarra became the first resident of the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee. When other elephants

  • Author : Carol Buckley
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 069815374X
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
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Description: A friendship unlike any other! After retiring from the circus, Tarra became the first resident of the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee. When other elephants moved in and developed close friendships, only Tarra remained alone—until the day she met a stray mixed-breed dog named Bella. From then on, the two were inseparable. Color photographs of Tarra and Bella at home in the Elephant Sanctuary deftly illustrate this inspiring story of inter-species companionship.


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  • Author : Rowboat Watkins
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
  • ISBN: 1452162336
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 40
  • Language: English
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Description: Most marshmallows are born into marshmallow families, play with marshmallow friends, and go to marshmallow school where they learn to be squishy. Most marshmallows read a book before bed and then fall asleep to dream ordinary marshmallow dreams. Is this book about most marshmallows? It isn't. Because Rowboat Watkins knows that just like you, some marshmallows have big dreams, and just like you, these marshmallows can do anything they set their minds to. This sweet and silly book is an inspiring reminder that by being true to ourselves each of us can be truly extraordinary.


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Summary: A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as "red" suffers an identity crisis in this picture book by the New York Times–bestselling creator of My Heart Is Like a

  • Author : Michael Hall
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • ISBN: 0062371800
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 40
  • Language: English
  • Views: 320
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Description: A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as "red" suffers an identity crisis in this picture book by the New York Times–bestselling creator of My Heart Is Like a Zoo. This funny, heartwarming, colorful picture book about finding the courage to be true to your inner self can be read on multiple levels, and it offers something for everyone. Funny, insightful, and colorful, Red: A Crayon's Story is about being true to your inner self and following your own path despite obstacles that may come your way. Red will appeal to fans of Lois Ehlert, Eric Carle, and The Day the Crayons Quit, and makes a great gift for readers of any age! Red has a bright red label, but he is, in fact, blue. His teacher tries to help him be red (let's draw strawberries!), his mother tries to help him be red by sending him out on a playdate with a yellow classmate (go draw a nice orange!), and the scissors try to help him be red by snipping his label so that he has room to breathe. But Red is miserable. He just can't be red, no matter how hard he tries! Finally, a brand-new friend offers a brand-new perspective, and Red discovers what readers have known all along. He's blue!


Pdf ebook: Kindness Rules! (A Hello!Lucky Book)

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Summary: Manners don’t come naturally to everyone! But did you know that elephants are known for their impeccable etiquette? It’s true! This hilarious guide to

  • Author : Hello!Lucky
  • Publisher: Abrams
  • ISBN: 1683354567
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 24
  • Language: English
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Description: Manners don’t come naturally to everyone! But did you know that elephants are known for their impeccable etiquette? It’s true! This hilarious guide to good manners offers many fun teaching moments for kids and their parents—it covers all the basics for the preschool set, from saying “please” and “thank you” to sharing and being kind to others. Filled with bright, adorable illustrations in Hello!Lucky’s inimitable style, young children will love learning about manners with this delightful, sturdy board book.


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Summary: A New York Times bestseller! “These days, it seems more important than ever for books to show young people how to act with thoughtfulness, civility, and

  • Author : Pat Zietlow Miller
  • Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
  • ISBN: 1250304601
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1868
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Description: A New York Times bestseller! “These days, it seems more important than ever for books to show young people how to act with thoughtfulness, civility, and kindness.” —The New York Times Book Review When Tanisha spills grape juice all over her new dress, her classmate wants to make her feel better, wondering: What does it mean to be kind? From asking the new girl to play to standing up for someone being bullied, this moving story explores what kindness is, and how any act, big or small, can make a difference—or at least help a friend. With a gentle text from the award-winning author of Sophie's Squash, Pat Zietlow Miller, and irresistible art from Jen Hill, Be Kind is an unforgettable story about how two simple words can change the world. One of Chicago Public Library's "Best of the Best Books 2018"


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Summary: The duo that brought you the “bright” and “breezy” (Booklist) Some Bugs is back with a vibrant companion book that’s packed with your favorite pe

  • Author : Angela DiTerlizzi
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1481444034
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Views: 965
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Description: The duo that brought you the “bright” and “breezy” (Booklist) Some Bugs is back with a vibrant companion book that’s packed with your favorite pets. Some pets sit. Some pets stay. Some pets fetch, And some pets play. Come one, come all, to the pet show! With dogs and cats, horses and chickens, hamsters and chinchillas—and many, many more!—this book celebrates animal companions of all shapes and sizes. Who will take home the coveted Best in Show ribbon? Join the fun to find out!


Pdf ebook: Positive Working Relationships in School

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Summary: One of the five books in the Mental Health and Wellbeing Teacher Toolkit, this practical resource focuses on developing the skills necessary to build and m

  • Author : Alison Waterhouse
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 0429765924
  • Genre: Education
  • Number of Pages: 230
  • Language: English
  • Views: 355
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Description: One of the five books in the Mental Health and Wellbeing Teacher Toolkit, this practical resource focuses on developing the skills necessary to build and maintain successful relationships. The book offers research-driven, practical strategies, resources and lesson plans to support educators and health professionals. Chapters span key topics including Communication, Respecting Yourself and Others, Resolving Conflict and Team Building. A complete toolkit for teachers and counsellors, this book offers: • Easy-to-follow and flexible lesson plans that can be adapted and personalised for use in lessons, smaller groups or 1:1 work. • Resources that are linked to the PSHE and Wellbeing curriculum for KS1, KS2 and KS3. • New research, ‘Circles for Learning’, where the introduction of baby observation into the classroom by a teacher is used to understand and develop self-awareness, skills for learning, relationships, neuroscience and awareness of others. • Sections on the development of key skills in communication, skills for learning, collaboration, empathy and self-confidence. • Learning links, learning objectives and reflection questions. Offering research-driven, practical strategies and lesson plans, Positive Relationships in School is an essential resource book for practitioners looking to have a positive impact on the mental health and wellbeing of the children and young people in their care: both now and in the future.


Pdf ebook: Literacy Changemakers

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Summary: This inspiring book shows how K–12 teachers, literacy specialists and coaches, and school- and district-level administrators can work together to make ne

  • Author : Kenneth Kunz,Maureen Hall,Rachel Lella
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
  • ISBN: 1462544517
  • Genre: Education
  • Number of Pages: 156
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1210
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Description: This inspiring book shows how K–12 teachers, literacy specialists and coaches, and school- and district-level administrators can work together to make needed instructional improvements while fostering a lifelong love of reading and writing. The book presents collaborative leadership strategies and research-based best practices for creating joyful, effective learning environments. It includes ways to evaluate and recalibrate literacy programs for sustainable change, provide students with a wide variety of engaging reading opportunities, meet the needs of English learners and adolescent learners, partner with families, and enhance professional learning and development. Teacher-friendly features include practical tips and "Stop, Think, and Take Action" sections in each chapter. Several reproducible forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.


Pdf ebook: The Ramped-Up Read Aloud

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Summary: In this remarkable resource, Maria Walther shares two-page read-aloud experiences for 101 picture books that tune you into what to notice, say, and wonder

  • Author : Maria Walther
  • Publisher: Corwin Press
  • ISBN: 1506380034
  • Genre: Education
  • Number of Pages: 304
  • Language: English
  • Views: 829
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Description: In this remarkable resource, Maria Walther shares two-page read-aloud experiences for 101 picture books that tune you into what to notice, say, and wonder in order to bolster students’ literacy exponentially. A first-grade teacher for decades, Maria is a master of “strategic savoring.” Her lesson design efficiently sparks instructional conversations around each book’s cover illustration, enriching vocabulary words, literary language, and the ideas and themes vital to young learners. Teachers, schools, and districts looking to energize your core reading and writing program, search no further: The Ramped-Up Read Aloud delivers a formula for literacy development and a springboard to joy in equal parts.


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Summary: The classic million-copy bestselling handbook on reading aloud to children--revised and updated for a new generation of readers Recommended by "Dear Abby"

  • Author : Jim Trelease,Cyndi Giorgis
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 0525505628
  • Genre: Education
  • Number of Pages: 384
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1371
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Description: The classic million-copy bestselling handbook on reading aloud to children--revised and updated for a new generation of readers Recommended by "Dear Abby" upon its first publication in 1982, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease's beloved classic for more than three decades to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. Jim Trelease's Read-Aloud Handbook, updated and revised by education specialist Cyndi Giorgis, discusses the benefits, the rewards, and the importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research, an updated treasury of book recommendations curated with an eye for diversity, Jim Trelease's Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies for helping children of all backgrounds and abilities discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.


Pdf ebook: A to Zoo, Supplement to the Ninth Edition: Subject Access to Children's Picture Books, 9th Edition

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Summary: This supplement updates the ninth edition of the classic reference with information on children's picture books published in 2014 and 2015. It is an essent

  • Author : Rebecca L. Thomas
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1610698207
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Number of Pages: 159
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1562
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Description: This supplement updates the ninth edition of the classic reference with information on children's picture books published in 2014 and 2015. It is an essential guide for collection development and readers' advisory as well as an invaluable resource for program planning. • Offers quick access to subjects of interest to young children • Provides easy-to-understand subject headings that can be used by patrons as well as professionals • Helps in preparing reading lists and organizing storytime themes • Covers a broad range of subjects to meet the needs of librarians, teachers, parents, and homeschoolers • Features user-friendly organization • Includes in-depth indexing and full bibliographical details


Pdf ebook: Bringing Heart and Mind into Storytime: Using Books and Activities to Teach Empathy, Tenacity, Kindness, and Other Big Ideas

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Summary: The emotional challenges many children experience consume the time of teachers, exhaust parents, and sometimes lead children toward behaviors that prohibit

  • Author : Heather McNeil
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1440877181
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Number of Pages: 216
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1112
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Description: The emotional challenges many children experience consume the time of teachers, exhaust parents, and sometimes lead children toward behaviors that prohibit social and academic success. Storytime to the rescue! Library storytimes prepare children for kindergarten; storytimes at home and in preschools allow teachers, parents, and children to think and talk about empathy and the importance of honoring your own and others' feelings. In Bringing Heart and Mind into Storytime, Heather McNeil teaches librarians and teachers how to use books to open conversations with children to teach such concepts as patience, tenacity, kindness, and teamwork. McNeil shares research on brain development, social-emotional learning, and the importance of play, but she also emphasizes maintaining the fun of storytime. She recommends songs, action rhymes, games, and crafts that contribute to fun and healthy storytimes. Extensive lists of recommended books will help readers find the right ones for their audience.


Pdf ebook: Language Disorders from Infancy Through Adolescence - E-Book

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Summary: Spanning the entire childhood developmental period, Language Disorders from Infancy Through Adolescence, 5th Edition is the go-to text for learning how to

  • Author : Rhea Paul,Courtenay Norbury,Carolyn Gosse
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323442358
  • Genre: Medical
  • Number of Pages: 832
  • Language: English
  • Views: 925
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Description: Spanning the entire childhood developmental period, Language Disorders from Infancy Through Adolescence, 5th Edition is the go-to text for learning how to properly assess childhood language disorders and provide appropriate treatment. The most comprehensive title available on childhood language disorders, it uses a descriptive-developmental approach to present basic concepts and vocabulary, an overview of key issues and controversies, the scope of communicative difficulties that make up child language disorders, and information on how language pathologists approach the assessment and intervention processes. This new edition also features significant updates in research, trends, social skills assessment, and instruction best practices. Clinical application focus featuring case studies, clinical vignettes, and suggested projects helps you apply concepts to professional practice. UNIQUE! Practice exercises with sample transcripts allow you to apply different methods of analysis. UNIQUE! Helpful study guides at the end of each chapter help you review and apply what you have learned. Highly regarded lead author who is an expert in language disorders in children provides authoritative guidance on the diagnosis and management of pediatric language disorders. More than 230 tables and boxes summarize important information such as dialogue examples, sample assessment plans, assessment and intervention principles, activities, and sample transcripts. Student/Professional Resources on Evolve include an image bank, video clips, and references linked to PubMed. NEW! Common core standards for language arts incorporated into the preschool and school-age chapters. NEW! Updated content features the latest research, theories, trends and techniques in the field. Information on preparing high-functioning students with autism for college Social skills training for students with autism The role of the speech-language pathologist on school literacy teams and in response to intervention Emerging theories of etiology and psychopathology added to Models of Child Language Disorders chapter Use of emerging technologies for assessment and intervention


Pdf ebook: Interrupting Racism

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Summary: Interrupting Racism provides school counselors with a brief overview of racial equity in schools and practical ideas that a school-level practitioner can p

  • Author : Rebecca Atkins,Alicia Oglesby
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1351258907
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Number of Pages: 180
  • Language: English
  • Views: 582
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Description: Interrupting Racism provides school counselors with a brief overview of racial equity in schools and practical ideas that a school-level practitioner can put into action. The book walks readers through the current state of achievement gap and racial equity in schools and looks at issues around intention, action, white privilege, and implicit bias. Later chapters include interrupting racism case studies and stories from school counselors about incorporating stakeholders into the work of racial equity. Activities, lessons, and action plans promote self-reflection, staff-reflection, and student-reflection and encourage school counselors to drive systemic change for students through advocacy, collaboration, and leadership.


Pdf ebook: Children's Literature in the Reading Program, Fifth Edition

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Summary: This indispensable teacher resource and course text, now revised and updated, addresses the "whats," "whys," and "how-tos" of incorporating outstanding chi

  • Author : Deborah A. Wooten,Lauren Aimonette Liang,Bernice E. Cullinan
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
  • ISBN: 1462535860
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Number of Pages: 233
  • Language: English
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Description: This indispensable teacher resource and course text, now revised and updated, addresses the "whats," "whys," and "how-tos" of incorporating outstanding children's literature into the K–8 reading program. A strong emphasis on diverse literature is woven throughout the fifth edition, with chapters emphasizing the need for books that reflect their readers and presenting dozens of carefully reviewed books that teachers will be eager to use in the classroom. Leading authorities provide advice on selecting texts, building core literacy and literary skills, supporting struggling readers, and maximizing engagement. The volume offers proven strategies for teaching specific genres and formats, such as fiction, nonfiction, picturebooks, graphic novels, biographies, and poetry. This title is a copublication with the International Literacy Association. New to This Edition *Many new teaching ideas and book recommendations, with an increased focus on culturally diverse literature. *Scope expanded from K–5 to K–8. *Chapter on using read-alouds and silent reading. *Chapters on diverse literature about the arts and on transitional chapter books. *Chapter on engaging struggling readers with authentic reading experiences.