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Another read aloud favorite - the One and Only Ivan

with the fast of term fast approaching, I was in a hurry to get the latest class read aloud finished, the One and Only Ivan. 160 more words


Book Review - The One and Only Ivan

“The One and Only Ivan” by Katherine Applegate is a kid’s book about a captive gorilla who lives in a mall off I-95.  The story is told by the gorilla, and almost has the feel of a personal journal.  411 more words

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New read aloud classics

Looking for a book to read with your elementary school aged kids, but you’ve already made your way through the classics? We’ve put together a list of some fun newer books that will sure to please! 421 more words


"The One and Only Ivan" by Katherine Applegate

Oh. So. Sad.

I enjoy reading Middle Grade and YA on occasion, and The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate had floated across my recommended reads section a few times. 260 more words

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Who Doesn't Love a Field Trip?

“A good zoo,” Stella said, “is a large domain. A wild cage. A safe place to be. It has room to roam and humans who don’t hurt.” She pauses, considering her words.

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Aaron Meyer and Tim Ellis Songwriting Residency, Oct. 9 and 10, 2013

 The finished product, complete with jungle beat, electric, acoustic, and bass guitars, and 26 voices. Thank you Aaron Meyer and Tim Ellis for coming to Lewis and sharing your love of music with the class! 2,842 more words

MG Review - The One and Only Ivan by @kaaauthor

Now that the summer has come to a close and the kids are back at school, I begin my summer reading wrap up. First on the list is The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate, which I was lucky enough to find at my local library. 383 more words

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