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Children’s Lit Pick March 2017

Posted by on Mar 6, 2017 in Book of the Month, Children's Literature | 0 comments


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The Crayons’ Book of Numbers

by Drew Daywalt book of numbers

Counting is as easy as 1… 2… purple?… in this charming book of numbers from the creators of the #1 New York Times Best Sellers, The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home.

Poor Duncan can’t catch a break! First, his crayons go on strike. Then, they come back home. Now his favorite colors are missing once again! Can you count up all the crayons that are missing from his box?



In the classroom

*After reading the book have students count other school supplies: pencils, erasers, ect. Make it a scavenger hunt, where they have to find the objects like in the book.



Eerie Elementary

by Jack Chabert and Sam Ricks eerie elem

Sam Graves discovers that his elementary school is ALIVE! Sam finds this out on his first day as the school hall monitor. Sam must defend himself and his fellow students against the evil school! Is Sam up to the challenge? He’ll find out soon enough: the class play is just around the corner. Sam teams up with friends Lucy and Antonio to stop this scary school before it’s too late!



In the Classroom:

*Perfect for a creative writing prompt. After reading ask students to write about something scary in their school or what they would do if they were Sam.



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