Monday, July 4, 2016

It's Monday, What Are You Reading? 07/04/16

This Week’s Posts

Some Other Books I Read

Love That Dog
Short novel in verse about a young boy finding his voice as he responses to poetry with his own poems. 

Big Friends
Two best friends love to imagine and to play outside together.  When a new person asks to join them, it changes everything. This story is a  perfect blend of friendship and big imagination. 

Hector and Hummingbird
What do you do when your best friend has an annoying habit?  This story is a great springboard for discussion on friendship, accepting other’s flaws, and respecting each other’s needs.  

Sam and Jump
Sam and Jump (a toy) do everything together.  When they meet a new friend, Thomas, they play all day together at the beach.  At home Sam realizes he forgot something important:  Jump! 

Oh My, Oh No!

A sweet story of a little girl who tries to imitate her mommy, but not always with ideal results (from the mother’s perspective). 

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  1. I love Love That Dog! I read it to my 3rd grade class every year and it always makes me cry. I also enjoyed Sisters. It was on my #IMWAYR list last week. Thanks for the other recommendations.

  2. Sam and Jump is an adorable book! I loved it! Lots of other great titles on your list I need to check out! Have an awesome 4th of July!

  3. Love That Dog is a classroom favorite for my sixth graders...lovely picture books here!

  4. Love That Dog is an old favorite, and there is also Hate That Cat! Big Friends and those picture books after all look adorable. Thanks!


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