I am working on a list of favorite books on animal habitats and one on undesirable behaviors common in early childhood. Not sure what to call that last list. It is on areas like temper tantrums and feeling grumpy. Any creative ideas on a title for the list?
I need to start some new chapter books this week. Here are a few I am considering…
A Tangle of Knots
The Great Hunt
Fish in a Tree
Love That Dog
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A Few of My Favorite Picture Books From My Weekly Library Run…
Two young hikers search for Yeti. When they cannot find him, they begin to leave him letters. Even though Yeti is shy, he communicates back—in his own way. The hikers run into mean grizzly bear. However, Yeti reveals himself in time to help out his new friends. Dear Yeti is a sweet book about friendship and adventure.
A young girl lives in a household of snake lovers. She is not too keen on them though because they are slithery and scaly. Besides, who wouldn’t be creeped out by their flicking tongues and unblinking eyes? Her family asks questions about her fears and teaches her several fascinating facts about snakes, such as types of slithers, why they flick their tongues, and how they catch their prey. Will the facts change her mind about these creeping creatures?
The author takes the idea of the power of the pen to new levels. He illustrates just some of the ways a pen through art or words can make a differences. This book is sure to help young people feel empowered to action. It ends with this quote, “There are millions of pens in the world and each one has a million worlds inside it. So if you have a pen, see what you can do—Let those worlds inside your pen out.”
This humorous call-and-response text teaches social skills and positive classroom behavior. It is ideal for teachers preparing young children for a class field trip.
Frost’s beautiful free verse poem gives readers insight into the life of fireflies (lightening bugs). The stunning photographs by Lieder perfectly compliment the poem. You will never look at fireflies the same way again.
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