Archive for November, 2008

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You Can Do It! by Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy  JUV D9161y No Mush Today by Sally Derby  JUV D4283 The Magic Pillow by Demi  JUV D378m

Zip, Zip…Homework

Poydar, Nancy.  Zip, Zip…Homework. New York:  Holiday House. (2008) ISBN: 978-0-8234-2090-2. Violet has the perfect backpack with wheels, zippers, and snaps and she can’t wait to be assigned a real homework assignment to use it.  Finally Ms. Patience assigns a take-home paper and Violet thinks she is ready to tackle it…until she can’t find the […]

Thanksgiving Books

Need a book about pilgrims, turkeys, or November?  The CRC has over a hundred titles about Thanksgiving, but they are going fast.  From preschool through high school and picture books to novels, we have the titles you are looking for.  Gobble! The Complete Book of Thanksgiving Words by Lynda Graham-Barber is a fun glossary of […]

The Big Book of Mind-Bending Puzzles

When I taught I always put a challenge at the end of quizzes to keep those speedy test-takers occupied.  I wish I had The Big Book of Mind-Bending Puzzles by Terry Stickles (JUV 973.73 S854b).  See if you can solve this one: Candace is Theresa’s daughter’s aunt’s husband’s daughter’s sister.  What is the relationship between Candace and […]

American Kids in History

Look for the recently acquired American Kids in History series which feature fun projects, games, activities, and recipes.  These are valuable resources for teachers who want to make learning history “hands on.” Colonial Days      JUV 973 K52co Revolutionary War Days     JUV 973.3 K52r Pioneer Days       JUV 978 K52p Civil War Days     JUV 973.7 K52c Victorian Days     JUV […]

New Books in the Children’s Book Center

Tenth Avenue Cowboy by Linda Oatman High and Illustrated by Bill Farnsworth Looking Closely Through the Forest Written and Photographed by Frank Serafini Glamsters by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel and Illustrated by Jack Urbanovic Sing My Song: A Kid’s Guide to Songwriting by Steve Seskin and Illustrated by Eve Aldridge, Shino Arihara, Bob Barner, Tatjana Mai-Wyss, […]

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