September 2018
started following:
A little boy named Max causes a rumpus before dinner and is sent to his room. In his room he goes on a journey where he becom...
Where The Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak
Trisha loves to read just like the rest of her family. When she gets into school she realizes she isn't that great of a reade...
Thank You, Mr. Falker - Patricia Polacco
This was one of my favorite books growing up. I loved reading it over and over again. This book teaches kids that even if the...
A Bad Case of Stripes - David Shannon
Jess and Leslie are two outcasts in a small town. They create their own world in the woods by Leslie's house called Terabithi...
Bridge to Terabithia - Katherine Paterson
Jessica has a hard time reading especially in front of the class. The school is going to have a play and Jessica had to read ...
Hooray for Reading Day! - Margery Cuyler, Arthur Howard
Pete the Cat sings all during his first day at school about his new school shoes. I would use this as a first day of school ...
Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes - Eric Litwin, James Dean
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom can be integrated in many ways. This book is meant to be sung and can be incorporated into Music clas...
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom - Bill Martin Jr., John Archambault, Lois Ehlert
This is a part of the series Elephant and Piggie. Elephant has some ice cream and is conflicted about if he should share his ...
Should I Share My Ice Cream? - Mo Willems
Bud is a child in the system with a vivid imagination. Bud escapes from the system and goes off on a journey to find his dad....
Bud, Not Buddy - Christopher Paul Curtis
Grace loved stories! One day the school has auditions for Peter Pan. Grace wants to be Peter. She is told by her class mates ...
Amazing Grace - Mary Hoffman, Caroline Binch
This book is about perspective. There are two people who see two different animals. I would use this book to start a discuss...
Duck! Rabbit! - Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Tom Lichtenheld
This book is about a baby bird asking all sorts of animals if one of them is his mother. This is a sweet book for lower elem...
Are You My Mother? - P.D. Eastman
This is a book of funny and cute poems for children. It is a great introduction to poems. In my classroom I would use this t...
Where the Sidewalk Ends - Shel Silverstein
This is a story about a boy named Jonas who lives in a "Utopian" style community. This community is closed up from the rest o...
The Giver - Lois Lowry, Ron Rifkin