Archive for September, 2013

Wimberly Worried – 21

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Wimberly Worried – By Kevin Henkes – Wemberly worries about everything from wearing the right clothes, waking up on time, getting on the bus, getting to school, liking her teacher, and other things. Once she gets to school she worries until it is time to go back. Good story for children who don’t adjust well to change.

The Kissing Hand – 20

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

The Kissing Hand – By Audrey Penn – This is a great book to help children and parents dealing with starting school. Chester gets a special kiss from his mom and will stay with him all day long. At the end he also gives his mom the same special kiss.

Rough Weather Ahead for Walter the Farting Dog – 19

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

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 thinks he should tweek the recipe, and Walter blows up like a balloon. He floats all over town until he farts and falls down.

My Teacher’s My Friend – 18

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

My Teacher’s My Friends – – By P.K. Halliana – This is a great book for students to see how their teacher truly cares for them. I told my class though that I had to be their teacher first, then I could become their friend.

Walter the Farting Dog Banned from the Beach – 17

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

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 couple 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 sandbar 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.

Chicken in the City – 16

Monday, September 16th, 2013

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.

Knuffle Bunny Free – 15

Monday, September 16th, 2013

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.

My No, No, No Day! – 14

Friday, September 13th, 2013

My No, No, No Day! – By Rebecca Patterson – Great book to teach a lesson about choices. I read it to my class. We talked about how one bad day can be changed with a better attitude and one small choice.

One Foot, Two Feet – 13

Friday, September 13th, 2013

One Foot, Two Feet – By Peter Maloney – Great book to teach irregular plural nouns with. My class loved it, and my two year old can already read it.

Wow! School! – 12

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Wow! School! – By Robert Neubecker – Great book to get students to thinking of their own story to put with a picture.