Monthly Archives: October 2010

Diversity Picture Book/ Diversity Chapter Book Blog

Book Cover Image: http://capitolchoices.communitypoint.org/images/resources/Book/harlem_lg.gif Harlem by Walter Dean Myers Bibliographic Information: Myers, Walter Dean. Harlem. Illus. Christopher Myers. New York, NY: Scholastic Press. 1997. Print. Summary: This is a great book that speaks about the diversity in Harlem. It is … Continue reading

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Content vs. Concept Blog

Red is a Dragon: A Book of Colors by Roseanne Thong Bibliographic Information: Thong, Roseanne. Red is a Dragon: A Book of Colors. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, LLC, 2001. Print. Summary: This book describes and shows different colors that … Continue reading

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The Road to Paris

The Road to Paris by Nikki Grimes   Book Cover Image from: http://waw.emporia.edu/curriculumguides/3-5%20book%20covers/Grimes,%20The%20road%20to%20Paris.jpg Bibliographic Information: Grimes, Nikki. The Road to Paris. New York, NY: Penguin Books, 2006. Print. Summary: This book is about a young multiracial girl named Paris. She … Continue reading

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You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You

Book Cover Image from: http://www.maryannhoberman.com/books/YouRead2_covg.jpg You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You: Very Short Fairy Tales to Read Together Hoberman, Mary Ann. “The Three Bears” in You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You” Very Short Fairy Tales to … Continue reading

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Project Mulberry

Project Mulberry Book Cover Image from: http://www.allquizzes.net/book_icons/project_mulberry_large.jpg Park, Linda Sue. Project Mulberry. New York, NY: Clarion Books, 2005. Print Summary: Project Mulberry, is about a young girl named Julia Song. She and her friend, Patrick join a group called “Wiggles.” … Continue reading

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Contemporary Fiction 2: Green Glass Sea

The Green Glass Sea Klage, Ellen. The Green Glass Sea. New York, NY: Penguin Group Publishing. 2006, Print. book cover image : http://images.indiebound.com/316/989/9780756989316.jpg Summary: This book takes place in the 1940s during World War II. It takes place in the … Continue reading

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Contemporary Fiction 1

Diary of a Worm Cronin, Doreen. Diary of a Worm. Illus. Harry Bliss. USA. Harper Collins Publishing. 2003, Print. Summary: This is a great book for young children to learn about worms. It includes real life facts while making it … Continue reading

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