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Children’s Lit Pick October 2017

Posted by on Oct 2, 2017 in Book of the Month, Children's Literature | 0 comments

Every month we pick two books to spotlight, one picture book and one chapter book. Get 20% off these books for the entire month!


Alice and Greta

written by Steven Simmons
Illustrated by Cyd Moore

Alice is a good witch. And Greta . . . well, Greta and trouble are never far apart. But when a forgotten spell comes back to haunt Greta, she finds herself in a position where she must learn something she should have learned long ago. . . .


In the Classroom

  • Alice and Greta is a great way to teach manners and how to react to people who are not always nice to you.
  • byu.edu has a lesson plan for Choice and Consequences using Alice and Greta.



The Haunted Library

Written by Dori Hillestad Butler

When ghost boy Kaz’s haunt is torn down and he is separated from his ghost family, he meets a real girl named Claire, who lives above the town library with her parents and her grandmother. Claire has a special ability to see ghosts when other humans cannot and she and Kaz quickly form a friendship. The two join forces to solve the mystery of the ghost that’s haunting the library. Could it be one of Kaz’s lost family members?


In the Classroom

  • The Haunted Library series is a great young chapter book series. A perfect Halloween read aloud!
  • Teachers Pay Teachers has a great activity pack to partner with the first book!

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