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fiction favorites...Terrible, Horrible Edie

Terrible, Horrible Edie, by E.C. Spkyman
originally published in 1960;
reissued in 2010 by the New York Review Children’s Collection

I’ve recently met a heroine who easily makes it into my List of Favorite Epic Girl Characters along with the likes of Titty Walker, Scout Finch, Permanent Rose, Mary Lennox, and others. 389 more words


Coconut Tree

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.

Book Synopsis: Lowercase letters decide to hang out at the top of a coconut tree- not a good idea when everyone shows up. 105 more words


Max from Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Book Synopsis: A misbehaving boy gets sent to bed without dinner and goes on an adventure

Instructional Focus: (Numbers are for the Virginia Standards of Learning, generally Reading/English) 103 more words


Book A Day

I love reading.  I love talking about what I’m reading. I love being in book stores and libraries and sitting on my couch for hours with a book.   136 more words

Read Alouds

READ ALOUD - Creepy Carrots

What happens when you apply a Twilight Zone aesthetic to a unsuspecting rabbit big on snacking? Creepy Carrots!

Author: Aaron Reynolds
Illustrator: Peter Brown… 347 more words
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Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey

Book Synopsis: A girl and her mother are picking blueberries for a canning but soon end up splitting up and encountering bears. 219 more words


Breaking News: Animals Get Stuck in Gum!

“Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum”
by Lisa Wheeler

How would you like a sure-fire, always successful
read-aloud story for the young children you teach? 339 more words
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