Archive for the ‘School Year 11-12’ Category

Last Day Blues – 79

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Last Day Blues By Julie Danneberg – Cute last day of school book. The students think that the teacher will be so sad when they are all gone, so they make her a card with a poem. They are very surprised to hear that she is looking forward to the summer just as much as they are.

Something Special for Me – 78

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Something Special for Me By Vera B. Williams – This book is the two book in a series. A New Chair for my Mother is book one. The girl is trying to find a special something for herself. She tries on roller skates and a dress, but they are not just right for her. Then she hears some music from an accordion. This is the something special for her.

Cherries and Cherry Pits – 77

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Cherries and Cherry Pits By Vera B. Williams – This book is about a young girl who tells all about the people that come and get cherries from her garden. She planted a bunch of cherry pits in an empty lot next to their house.

3 Days on a River in a Red Canoe – 76

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

3 Days on a River in a Red Canoe By Vera B. Williams – This book is about a boy and his cousin going on a canoe trip with his mom and aunt. They camp out and see all kinds of things as they travel down the river.

Lucky Song – 75

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Lucky Song By Vera B. Williams – This book is about a little girl telling what she did during a day. At the end her dad says he will sing her a song about her day which happens to be the book.

Who is Walt Disney – 74

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Who is Walt Disney By Whitney Stewart – This is a great biography book to read. It gives the students a lot of information about who Walt Disney really was.

Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business – 73

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business By Barbara Parks – I am not a Junie B. Jones fan. I do not like her language. Everything is dumb and stupid and those are words that I would rather my students not use. Anyways Junie B. Jones has been an only child up until this point. Her parents surprise her by telling her mommy is going to have a baby. Junie B. is not to excited about this baby because it gets new furniture and nice wallpaper. Junie B. goes to stay with her grandfather while her parents and grandmother go the hospital. Before Junie goes to school the grandmother comes home and tells her that he is the cutest little monkey she has ever seen. Well Junie B. goes to school and tells her classmates this and gets in trouble.

Dear Deer – 72

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Dear Deer – By Gene Barretta – This is a great book to help teach homophones.

The Ninth Nugget – 71

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

The Ninth Nugget – By Ron Roy – Josh, Dink, and Ruth Rose are spending a week at a ranch. Ma and Pa Wheat run the place with their son Jud. Thumbs is there to help with the horses and other animals. There are a few other visitors that week. All the guest go panning for gold. Josh is the last, ninth, person to find a gold nugget. It is huge about the size of a potato. They take it back to the ranch and put it in the safe. Later Lulu, the cook, is found gagged and tied to a chair with the safe open. Two other guest that had stayed back from the horse ride were also found gagged and one tied and the other handcuffed. Josh and his friends have to figure out who stole the nugget without getting caught or making anyone made. It all turns out fine in the end.

Go Dogs Go – 70

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Go Dogs Go – By Dr. Seuss – This is a cute book about all things that go. These dogs are going all over the place in all different kinds of vehicles. They all end up at a dog party in a tree.