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Gigi McAllister
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Elem. Literacy/math lead teacher, former 4th grade teacher, Mom, book blogger, adjunct professor, contributing writer for Choiceliteracy.com
Elem. Literacy/math lead teacher, former 4th grade teacher, Mom, book blogger, adjunct professor, contributing writer for Choiceliteracy.com

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But the Bear Came Back by Tammi Sauer and Dan Taylor
But the Bear Came Back  by Tammi Sauer Illustrated by Dan Taylor Published April 3, 2018 Sterling Children's Books 32 Pages Hardcover Fiction Review copy provided by publisher Goodreads Summary What happens when a bear comes knocking at your door—and won’t ...
But the Bear Came Back by Tammi Sauer and Dan Taylor
But the Bear Came Back by Tammi Sauer and Dan Taylor
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Up in the Leaves by Shira Boss and Jamey Christoph
Up in the Leaves  by Shira Boss Illustrated by Jamey Christoph Published March, 2018 Sterling Children's Books 40 pages Fiction Hardcover Goodreads Summary “Bob lived in the big city. The city was very crowded .” A true story about Bob Redman, a New York Ci...
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It's Monday, What Are You Reading? April 23, 2018
Please visit the amazing blogs:  Teach Mentor Texts   and   Unleashing Readers   who host this terrific meme each week. Here are some books I have enjoyed recently.  Click on the covers to learn more about each book.  Interesting book based on the true stor...
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Celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of Kathi Appelt's The Underneath + Giveaway!
The Underneath by Kathi Appelt Published May, 2008 Athenuem Books for Young Readers 320 pages Middle grade Goodreads Summary There is nothing lonelier than a cat who has been loved, at least for a while, and then abandoned on the side of the road. A calico ...
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You're My Little Cuddle Bug by Nicola Edwards
You're My Little Cuddle Bug  by Nicola Edwards Illustrated by Natalie Marshall Published February, 2018 Silver Dolphin Books 18 pages Board book Review copy provided by Media Masters Goodreads Summary Celebrate your little cuddle bug with this sweet and col...
You're My Little Cuddle Bug by Nicola Edwards
You're My Little Cuddle Bug by Nicola Edwards
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A Bit of Crowd-Sourcing-Help with Research Gathering
Hello literacy friends,  This post is a plea for collaboration. I am finishing up a certificate of advanced study (CAS) certificate in literacy in May. This is a 30-credit post-masters certificate. As a final assignment I need to do a capstone project that ...
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Bob by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead
Bob  by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead Expected publication May 1, 2018 Feiwel and Friends ARC provided by publisher Fiction Fantasy Middle Grade Goodreads Summary A classic middle-grade tale of magic and friendship, about a girl who helps an old friend find ...
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It's Monday, What Are You Reading? April 16, 2018
Please visit the amazing blogs:  Teach Mentor Texts   and   Unleashing Readers   who host this terrific meme each week. Here are some books I have enjoyed recently.  Click on the covers to learn more about each book.  Excellent new nf from Sarah Albee! See ...
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Dog Days of History by Sarah Albee
Dog Days of History  by Sarah Albee Published March, 2018 National Geographic Kids 112 Pages Nonfiction Review copy provided by Media Masters Goodreads Summary What is it we love about dogs so much? From ancient times to the present, dogs have guarded us, w...
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Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
Amal Unbound  by Aisha Saeed Expected publication May 8, 2018 Nancy Paulsen Books 240 pages Fiction Middle grade Review copy provided by publisher Goodreads Summary Life is quiet and ordinary in Amal's Pakistani village, but she had no complaints, and besid...
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