Monday, July 4, 2016

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

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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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5 comments:

  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.

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  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!

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

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  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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