Archive for the ‘School Year 12-13’ Category

In a People House – 51

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

In a People House By Dr. Seuss – This book is about mouse telling a bird what is in a people house.

Fox in Socks – 50

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Fox in Socks – By Dr. Seuss – This is a read aloud book. It is a tongue twister book also.

Say What? – 49

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Say What? – By Margaret Peterson Haddix – This is a book about three children who are perplexed by their parents saying the wrong thing when they get in trouble. Reed found in the answer in his mom’s magazine. The kids decided to fight back against their parents. It all ends with everyone saying “What?”.

The Cat in the Hat – 50

Monday, February 25th, 2013

The Cat in the Hat – By Dr. Seuss – This is a book about Sally and her brother who are bored by the rain. The cat in the hat comes in and causes all kinds of trouble while their mother is away.

Sleepover Sleuths – 48

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Sleepover Sleuths – By Carolyn Keene – This book is when Nancy Drew and her friends, George and Bess, become detectives. They find Deirdre’s Hollywood Heather doll.

Groundhog Gets a Say – 47

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Groundhog Gets a Say – By Pamela Curtis Swallow- This book is about how important the groundhog thinks he is. He needs more than just one day to be recognized.

Hardy Boys Mystery Map – 46

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Hardy Boys Mystery Map – By Franklin W. Dixon – I am so glad I found this younger Hardy Boys series. It finds Frank and Joe in their earlier years already solving mysteries. In Mystery Map a hidden piece of hamburger wrapper with a map on it leads the Hardy Boys to find some stolen money.

Stellaluna – 45

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Stellaluna – By Janell Cannon – This book is about a young bat who is separated from his mother. He goes to live with some birds. These birds convince him to sleep during the day not the night. They also get him to sleep standing up and not hanging upside down. One evening when they are flying the young bat gets lost. He goes to sleep and is awaken by other birds that look like him. As he talks with them he learns his mother did not die and wants him back. He is so excited that he goes back to his bird family and wants them to come meet his mother. The young bat learns that although he is similar to his bird friends. He is more like the bats. He learns it is okay to be different from your friends.

My Brother Martin – 44

Monday, January 14th, 2013

My Brother Martin – By Christine King Farris – This is a book is from Martin’s sister’s point of view. She talks about her brother growing up. Martin knew from a young age that he was going to go something to shake things up in this world.

When Comma Came to Town – 43

Friday, January 11th, 2013

When Comma Came to Town – By Samantha Berger – This is a book that teaches students about using commas instead of the word AND.