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Is there anything better than a twist ending? We’ve collected some of our favorite children’s books with surprise twists that will delight readers of all ages.
Children's literature scholar Debbie Reese highlights recent picture books, fiction and nonfiction, that celebrate American Indian heritage.
Ranging in subject matter from folklore-style offerings to tales that touch upon more serious issues, these titles have been chosen for their ability to evoke a specific setting or culture while revea
Today’s Top Ten list shies away from graphic novels, as book lists on this topic have already appeared on this blog. Instead, it explores wordless picture books, creativity manuals, engineering or…
This is part two of a series discussing ideas for incorporating classic children’s literature in ELA lessons for older students. To read part one, click here. There’s definitely no shortage…
"You're Never too Old to be Young: Using Picture Books with Older Students" is part one of a series about using picture books to teach middle school and high school learning concepts.
It's important to learn about the history of Japanese internment. These books about Japanese internment are a good place to start.
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CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has selected its 2018 list of Notable Children’s Books. The list of titles inclu
As back-to-school day approaches, I am looking forward to sharing picture books and maker activities with the students at Concord Hill School. First, however, I am happy to be part of the Picture B…
Spark conversations about reading with your students using the following interdisciplinary resources from KQED as a framework. Discover the benefits of incorporating literature into math, science, soc
Upper elementary blog with practical, rigorous, classroom tested ideas to implement with your students.
Featuring descriptions and activities for fifty exceptional titles, Mary Jo Fresch and Peggy Harkins offer a wealth of ideas for harnessing the power of picture books to improve reading and writing in
List of picture books that introduce skills, concepts, and historical eras to your students. Includes teaching activities for each book.
A list of picture books to teach Social Studies! Over 70 pages of suggestions!
Use as supplementary text - EXTEND the textbook Differentiate instruction to readers of different levels, visual learners, English language learners, etc. Don't only replace more complex text with...
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When starting a new unit in a content area, consider layering students� background knowledge on the subject with a short, powerful topic-related picture book.