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Beatrix Potter

Rosie is going through a delightful phase of being enchanted by all things Beatrix Potter. The tales were read to her when she was smaller, but now she is enjoying reading them to herself. 280 more words


James Howe tells us how (and why) to read

This summer, during our school’s Book Swap time, I was sitting at the park pavilion and picked up one of my favorite books from childhood.  It was a lovely day to sit and read, so I reread the whole story of Bunnicula by James Howe.   136 more words

A Quote / A Note

Good Literature and Emotional Memory: Why I Will Continue to Read Alound to my Kids Even After They Can Read on Their Own, by Cheryl

I remember sitting on my bed with my “big sister,” Mary Beth (she was my babysitter, but we are as close as sisters), reading. I was about ten or eleven. 772 more words


Read Alouds - Week 4.

7. Shannon-

ISBN: 0-590-44279-1

Author: Norman Bridwell

Book: Clifford’s Birthday Party

I think this book would be for a second grade class. I did not really care for this book simply because i am n o t a dog person. 42 more words

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Read Alouds - Week 3.

4. Sonora-

ISBN: 0-448-43148-3

Book: I Knew You Could

Author: Graig Dorfman

I think this book would be appropriate for a 2nd or 3rd grader. For one, it’s long and I don’t think it would catch the attention span of younger kids. 139 more words

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The Magic of Picture Book Read-Alouds to Promote Community Building

Two of my favorite books to share at the beginning of the year are Whoever You Are by Mem Fox and All the Colors of the Earth… 583 more words

Read Aloud's - Week 2

3. Alyssa-

The Five Green and Speckled Frogs

Author: Constanza Balasuzzo

ISBN: 0-545-96701-4

Alyssas reading was very good, although I did  not like the book. I did not like the book because one of my pet peeves is repetitive  things. 25 more words

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