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Barnum’s Bones / Knucklehead / My Name Is María Isabel

June 1st, 2014 | Posted by schliesman in Intermediate (Grades 3-5) | 2013-2014 | Summer - (Comments Off on Barnum’s Bones / Knucklehead / My Name Is María Isabel)

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Barnum’s Bones: How Barnum Brown Discovered the Most Famous Dinosaur in the World by Tracey Fern. Illustrated by Boris Kulikov. Margaret Ferguson Books / Farrar Straus Giroux, 2012

 

 

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Knucklehead: Tall Tales and Mostly True Stories about Growing Up Scieszka by Jon Scieszka. Viking, 2008

 

 

 

 

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My Name Is María Isabel by Alma Flor Ada. Atheneum, 1993

 

 

 

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I Lost My Tooth in Africa / Jingle Dancer / The Rumor

June 1st, 2014 | Posted by schliesman in Primary (Grades K-2) | 2013-2014 | Summer - (Comments Off on I Lost My Tooth in Africa / Jingle Dancer / The Rumor)

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I Lost My Tooth in Africa by Penda Diakité. Illustrated by Baba Wagué Diakité. Scholastic Press, 2006

 

 

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Jingle Dancer by Cynthia Leitich Smith. Illustrated by Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu. Morrow / HarperCollins, 2000

 

 

 

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The Rumor by Anushka Ravishankar. Illustrated by Kanyika Kini. U.S. edition: Tundra Books, 2012

 

 

 

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The First Part Last / The Fortunes of Indigo Skye / The Name of the Wind

June 1st, 2014 | Posted by schliesman in High School | 2013-2014 | Summer - (Comments Off on The First Part Last / The Fortunes of Indigo Skye / The Name of the Wind)

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The First Part Last by Angela Johnson. Simon & Schuster, 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Fortunes of Indigo Skye by Deb Caletti. Simon & Schuster, 2008

 

 

 

 

 

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The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. (Kingkiller Chronicles, Day 1). DAW, 2007

 

 

 

 

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Baby Goes Beep / Con Mi Hermano / Eating the Alphabet / First the Egg

June 1st, 2014 | Posted by schliesman in Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers | 2013-2014 | Summer - (Comments Off on Baby Goes Beep / Con Mi Hermano / Eating the Alphabet / First the Egg)

All poems listed below are from Here’s a Little Poem: A Very First Book of Poetry edited by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters. Illustrated by Polly Dunbar. U.S. edition: Candlewick Press, 2007

 

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Baby Goes Beep by Rebecca O’Connell. Illustrated by Ken Wilson-Max. Deborah Brodie Book / Roaring Brook Press, 2003

Poem:
“Baby in a High Chair” by Jack Prelutsky, p. 23

 

 

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Con mi hermano / With My Brother by Eileen Rowe. Illustrated by Robert Casilla. Bradbury, 1991

Poem:
“Brother” by Mary Ann Hoberman, pp. 44-45

 

 

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Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989

Poem:
“Berries” by Lilian Moore, pp. 56-57

 

 

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First the Egg by Laura Vaccaro Seeger. A Neal Porter Book / Roaring Brook Press, 2007

Poem:
“Chicks” by Eric Finney, p. 35

 

 

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Chomp / Diamond Willow / Kimchi & Calamari

June 1st, 2014 | Posted by schliesman in Middle School | 2013-2014 | Summer - (Comments Off on Chomp / Diamond Willow / Kimchi & Calamari)

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Chomp by Carl Hiaasen. Alfred A. Knopf, 2012

 

 

 

 

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Diamond Willow by Helen Frost. Frances Foster / Farrar Straus Giroux, 2008

 

 

 

 

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Kimchi & Calamari by Rose Kent. HarperCollins, 2007

 

 

 

 

 

Books for Middle School Age

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

June 1st, 2013 | Posted by schliesman in High School | 2012-2013 | Summer - (Comments Off on The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime)

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightttime by Mark Haddon. U.S. edition: Vintage, 2004

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Code Talker

June 1st, 2013 | Posted by schliesman in High School | 2012-2013 | Summer - (Comments Off on Code Talker)

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Code Talker: A Novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two by Joseph Bruchac. Dial, 2005

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Rash

June 1st, 2013 | Posted by schliesman in High School | 2012-2013 | Summer - (Comments Off on Rash)

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Rash by Pete Hautman. Simon & Schuster, 2006

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Miracle’s Boys

June 1st, 2013 | Posted by schliesman in Middle School | 2012-2013 | Summer - (Comments Off on Miracle’s Boys)

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Miracles Boys by Jacqueline Woodson. Putnam, 2000

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Red Glass

June 1st, 2013 | Posted by schliesman in Middle School | 2012-2013 | Summer - (Comments Off on Red Glass)

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Red Glass by Laura Resau. Delacorte, 2007

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Rules

June 1st, 2013 | Posted by schliesman in Middle School | 2012-2013 | Summer - (Comments Off on Rules)

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Rules by Cynthia Lord. Scholastic Press, 2006

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Love That Dog

June 1st, 2013 | Posted by schliesman in Intermediate (Grades 3-5) | 2012-2013 | Summer - (Comments Off on Love That Dog)

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Love That Dog: A Novel by Sharon Creech. Joanna Cotler Books / HarperCollins, 2001

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