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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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A Friendship for Today

June 1st, 2013 | Posted by schliesman in Intermediate (Grades 3-5) | 2012-2013 | Summer - (Comments Off on A Friendship for Today)

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A Friendship for Today by Patricia C. McKissack. Scholastic Press, 2007

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Ruby Lu Brave and True

June 1st, 2013 | Posted by schliesman in Intermediate (Grades 3-5) | 2012-2013 | Summer - (Comments Off on Ruby Lu Brave and True)

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Ruby Lu Brave and True by Lenore Look. Illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf. An Anne Schwartz Book / Atheneum, 2004

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What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?

June 1st, 2013 | Posted by schliesman in Primary (Grades K-2) | 2012-2013 | Summer - (Comments Off on What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?)

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What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page. Houghton Mifflin, 2003

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Hot Day on Abbott Avenue

June 1st, 2013 | Posted by schliesman in Primary (Grades K-2) | 2012-2013 | Summer - (Comments Off on Hot Day on Abbott Avenue)

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Hot Day on Abbott Avenue by Karen English. Illustrated by Javaka Steptoe. Clarion, 2004

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My Dadima Wears a Sari

June 1st, 2013 | Posted by schliesman in Primary (Grades K-2) | 2012-2013 | Summer - (Comments Off on My Dadima Wears a Sari)

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My Dadima Wears a Sari by Kashmira Sheth. Illustrated by Yoshiko Jaeggi. Peachtree, 2007

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Siesta

June 1st, 2013 | Posted by schliesman in Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers | 2012-2013 | Summer - (Comments Off on Siesta)

Siesta coverSiesta by Ginger Fogelsong Guy. Illustrated by René King Moreno. Greenwillow / HarperCollins, 1005

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Jazz Baby

June 1st, 2013 | Posted by schliesman in Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers | 2012-2013 | Summer - (Comments Off on Jazz Baby)

Jazz Baby coverJazz Baby by Lisa Wheeler. Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. Harcourt, 2007

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A Good Day

June 1st, 2013 | Posted by schliesman in Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers | 2012-2013 | Summer - (Comments Off on A Good Day)

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A Good Day
by Kevin Henkes. Greenwillow / HarperCollins, 2007

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Pick-Up Game

May 1st, 2013 | Posted by schliesman in High School | 2012-2013 | May - (Comments Off on Pick-Up Game)

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Pick-Up Game: A Full Day of Full Court edited by Marc Aronson and Charles R. Smith Jr. Candlewick Press, 2011

1. This book was written with each author adding to the sequence of stories. In what way(s) were you surprised by something revealed in a later story about a character or characters introduced in a previous story?

2. Do you know much about basketball? How do you think your knowledge/lack of knowledge about basketball affected your response to the stories?

3. Choose a character you would like to be friends with. Why?

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