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Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little

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Moxy Maxwell book coverMoxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little by Peggy Gifford. Photographs by Valorie Fisher. Schwartz & Wade, 2007

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The Birchbark House

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Birchbark House book coverThe Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich. Hyperion, 1999

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Two Old Potatoes and Me

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Two Old Potatoes and Me book coverTwo Old Potatoes and Me by John Coy. Illustrated by Carolyn Fisher. Alfred A. Knopf, 2003

Tomás and the Library Lady

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Tomas and the Library Lady book coverTomás and the Library Lady by Pat Mora. Illustrated by Raul Colón. Random House, 1997

The Good Luck Cat

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Good Luck Cat book coverThe Good Luck Cat by Joy Harjo. Illustrated by Paul Lee. Harcourt, 2000

Toddler Two / Dos Años

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Toddler Two  book coverToddler Two / Dos Años by Anastasia Suen. Illustrated by Winnie Cheon. Lee & Low, 2002

Tippy-Toe Chick, Go!

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Tippy-Toe Chick, Go book coverTippy-Toe Chick, Go! by George Shannon. Illustrated by Laura Dronzek. Greenwillow Books / HarperCollins, 2003

Neighborhood Mother Goose

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Neighborhood Mother Goose book coverNeighborhood Mother Goose by Nina Crews. Greenwillow Books / HarperCollins, 2003

Ship Breaker

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Ship Breaker book coverShip Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi. Little, Brown, 2010

1. Envision a world of the future: how might it compare to Nailer’s reality?
2. Where in the world today are children exploited like Nailer is in the book?
3. Nailer believes he is giving up a lot by choosing to save Nina. What does he gain?

Little Blog on the Prairie

May 1st, 2012 | Posted by in Middle School | 2011-2012 | May - (Comments Off on Little Blog on the Prairie)

Little Blog on the Prairie book coverLittle Blog on the Prairie by Cathleen Davitt Bell. Bloomsbury, 2010

1. What technology could you not give up for a whole summer?
2. What did Gen and her family gain from their summer at Camp Frontier?
3. If you went to Camp Frontier, what do you think you’d enjoy the most? What do you think you’d enjoy the least?

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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

May 1st, 2012 | Posted by in Intermediate (Grades 3-5) | 2011-2012 | May - (Comments Off on Where the Mountain Meets the Moon)

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon book coverWhere the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin. Little, Brown, 2009

1. How is Minli helped on her journey?
2. How do the stories that are told connect to Minli’s journey?
3. How does Minli’s mother change between the beginning and end of the story? Why do you think she changes?
4. What was your favorite part of the story?

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The Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families

May 1st, 2012 | Posted by in Primary (Grades K-2) | 2011-2012 | May - (Comments Off on The Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families)

Mangrove Tree book coverThe Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families by Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore. Lee & Low, 2011

1. How did the mangrove tree change the lives of the people in Eritrea?
2. Why did Sato choose mangrove trees to plant?
3. What could you plant to help people in your community? How would your plant help?

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