An innovative thinking girl and her dog work at making a masterpiece which turns out to be NOT so 'easy-peasy'.  But perseverance wins the day. Great classroom tie-ins especially for STEM, science and art.

The Most Magnificent Thing storybook By Ashley Spires. A charming picture book about an unnamed girl and her very best friend, who happens to be a dog. The girl has a wonderful idea. "She is going to make the most MAGNIFICENT thing!

I think this is a book that is well worth a look if you’re big into using children’s and young adult literature in the classroom.  It provides lots of suggestions for recent books (though classics are found here too) with examples and ideas for classroom activities and teaching.

I think this is a book that is well worth a look if you’re big into using children’s and young adult literature in the classroom. It provides lots of suggestions for recent books (though classics are found here too) with examples and ideas for classroom activities and teaching.

An Urban Jungle: through the eyes of an artist - Gond artist understands his experiences in London through Gond art aesthetics.  Fascinating.

Apples With Many Seeds: An Urban Jungle: through the eyes of an artist - Visiting Indian Gond artist experiences London creating connections with his traditional folk art.

One of two books that looks at time zones and events that transpire simultaneously.  The other book is The World in a Second.

At the Same Moment, Around the World (Book) : Perrin, Clotilde : Starting from the Greenwich meridian this book takes the reader east imagining what children are doing at that moment in each of the twenty-four time zones.

AIt’s about a disease I had never heard of, pellagra, that plagued various people around the world but seemed to be worse in the southern states of the United States in the early 20th century.

Red Madness by Gail Jarrow. Really fascinating YA NF about the disease Pellegra. A true medical mystery masterfully told but the author.

It’s terrific because it’s easy on the eyes, interactive and inviting, approachable, interesting and fun, giving us lots of insights into patterns.

It’s terrific because it’s easy on the eyes, interactive and inviting, approachable, interesting and fun, giving us lots of insights into patterns.

Apples With Many Seeds: September 21 – International Day of Peace A historical novel that looks at the trials and tribulations of preteens during the period of the Cuban Missile crisis in the 60s. Included are all sorts of primary document sources like headlines of news articles, songs, poetry, and government pamphlets about safety if a nuclear bomb should be dropped.

A Guide to Teaching and Talking About the Civil Rights Movement With Books for Children and Teens

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