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Kim Parker
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Holiday Book Recommendation Merry Christmas, Old Armadillo
I am back this week with another holiday book recommendation for you!  Have you read Merry Christmas, Old Armadillo by Larry Dane Brimner?   This book has been in my library for years (it was published in 1995) and it is a favorite of mine because of its sw...
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Holiday Book Recommendation The Trees of the Dancing Goats
Holiday read alouds are the BEST! In the coming weeks I am planning on sharing some of my very favorites with you. First up is... The  Trees of the Dancing Goats  by Patricia Polacco. This is a touching book that really exemplifies the meaning of the holida...
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Balloons Over Broadway Thanksgiving Read Aloud Recommendation
If you are looking for a Thanksgiving read aloud to spark your students' creativity and imagination- you have got to read Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet . I instantly fell in love with this book.  It is based on Tony Sarg- an artist who created pup...
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How to Catch a Turkey Thanksgiving Read Aloud Recommendation
New to the Thanksgiving read aloud scene this year is How to Catch a Turkey by Adam Wallace and Andy E llerton. What a FUN book- your students are going to love it!  There are several books in the How to Catch a... series and this is one of the newest ones....
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In November...
Oh my goodness- I can't believe we are almost to November. Time to trade in the jack-o-lanterns for turkeys... or maybe even Christmas trees? I love November and December in the elementary classroom- so much to do and so much fun. It's a great time for stre...
In November...
In November...
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Halloween Read Alouds: I Need My Monster
Happy Almost Halloween! It's hard to believe Halloween is next week- it seems like October has flown by! Is the excitement level in your room starting to CREEP up a little bit more each day?  Today I have a fantastic Halloween read aloud your little monster...
Halloween Read Alouds: I Need My Monster
Halloween Read Alouds: I Need My Monster
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Tha Vanishing Pumpkin
I love old(ish) picture books. I am a vintage girl at heart and when choosing read alouds I often find myself gravitating towards older books. Now, The Vanishing Pumpkin is not terribly old (published in 1983) but it reminds me of the Halloweens of my child...
Tha Vanishing Pumpkin
Tha Vanishing Pumpkin
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Pumpkin Jack
Fall is my absolute FAVORITE time of the year (well maybe it is tied with winter) but anyway... today I want to share a great fall/Halloween book with you!  Have you read Pumpkin Jack by Will Hubbell? This book was published in 2000- but is new to me. There...
Pumpkin Jack
Pumpkin Jack
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Cranberry Thanksgiving
This lesson incorporates two of my favorite teacher things- picture books and Post-It Notes!  The picture book this time is... Cranberry Thanksgiving   by Wendy and Harry Devlin  and it is a real gem. I LOVE using "vintage" picture books with kids. This boo...
Cranberry Thanksgiving
Cranberry Thanksgiving
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Have You Read This? The King's Taster
This book was brought to my attention several years ago- it was a KC3 Award Nominee (an award sponsored by The Greater Kansas City Association of School Librarians). There is a list of about 10 books each year and students in third grade read or listen to t...
Have You Read This? The King's Taster
Have You Read This? The King's Taster
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