Archive for September, 2012

Chicken in the City – 14

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Chicken in the City – By Maria Fleming – This book is about nouns. I tells about a chicken who goes to town to see new things, but she learns that she likes things just the way they are at the farm.

Rough Weather Ahead for Walter the Farting Dog -13

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Rough Weather Ahead for Walter the Farting Dog – By William Kotzwinkle – Walter’s family tries to get his some help. A doctor says he can get rid of Walter’s farts by taking his medicine several times everyday. Dad thinls he should tweek the recipe, and Walter blows up like a balloon. He floats all over town until he farts and falls down.

Walter the Farting Dog Banned from the Beach – 12

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Walter the Farting Dog Banned from the Beach – By William Kotzwinkle – Ok so when two adults stand in the book store laughing their heads off at a children’s book you know it is funny. Walter is the family dog, but he has a problem. He always farts. The family is going on vacation to the beach and take him with them. This one cople gets upset because of Walter’s smell, and Walter has to stay in the room. Billy and Betty, the children in the family find an island on a snadbar and go out and play on it. The mean couple follows them because the children start finding treasure. No one notices that the sandbar is getting smaller until it is too late. Billy and Betty are stranded. Walter hears their cries and breaks through the screen door. He farts and parts the water so Billy and Betty can get back to shore.

Walter the Farting Dog goes on a Cruise – 11

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Walter the Farting Dog goes on a Cruise – By William Kotzwinkle – Walter is going on a cruise with his family. There is a special part of the ship for pets. The pet watcher is horrified with Walter’s smell and puts him in quarantine with some cheese. He eats the cheese and gets really bad gas. Well the ships motors have stopped and the captain thinks they will have to drift at sea. Well with Walter in a lifeboat behind the ship farting he pushes the boat into the harbor safely.

Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse – 10

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse – By Kevin Henkes – This is a great book about teaching students to make wise choices about bringing things to school. I actually had a situation the next day with a young boy who brought something he really shouldn’t have to school. I reminded him of the story we had read the previous day. We both just laughed.

Bear in Pink Underwear – 9

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Bear in Pink Underwear – By Todd H. Doodler – This is just a great sequel book to Bear in Underwear.

Bear in Underwear – 8

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Bear in Underwear – By Todd H. Doodler – Bear is playing hide and go seek with his friends. He gets hungry and decides to head on home. He finds a book bag with lots of underwear in it. His friends get him to open the bag and try on the underwear. He tries on all of them, but none are just right until the last pair. This is a great fun book to read and discuss adjectives.

The Bug Book – 7

Friday, September 14th, 2012

The Bug Book – By Maria Fleming – This is a great tool for teachers to help their students to learn about adjectives. The students love to see all the different bugs.

Knuffle Bunny Free – 6

Friday, September 14th, 2012

Knuffle Bunny Free By Mo Willems- I was so excited when I found this book. Trixie is so excited to be going to see her family. She takes Knuffle Bunny with her, but the stuffed animal gets left on the airplane when the family exits the plane. Her family does what they can to try and locate Knuffle Bunny. As they get ready to head home Trixie finds the bunny right where she had left it. Another small boy on the plane will not be quiet. Since Trixie had learned to live without the bunny she gives the bunny to the boy much to the relief of others on the plane.

Knuffle Bunny Too – 5

Friday, September 14th, 2012

Knuffle Bunny Too – By Mo Willems – In this adventure Trixie takes her one of a kind Knuffle Bunny to school. Much to her surprise another girl has the same bunny. The teacher has to take the bunnies away from the girls. At the end of the day the teacher gives the girls the wrong bunny. It is in the middle of the night that both girls discover they have the wrong bunny. A midnight trip made by their dads brings the right bunny safely home.