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.
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.
A Fine Dessert by Emily Jenkins, illustrated by Sophie Blackall Depicts families, from England to California and from 1710 to preparing and enjoying the dessert called blackberry fool. Includes a recipe and historical notes.