Sunday, August 1, 2010

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SPHDZ, Lunch Lady, Dragons, Sideways School, and more!

August 1, 2010

SPHDZ Book #1 (SPACEHEADZ) by Jon Scieszka and Francesco Sedita, illustrated by Shane Prigmore. When we began reading SPHDZ, we expected to like it.  It’s by Jon Scieszka! The first National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and author of one of our favorite fractured fairy tales, The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs. For […]

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“To Begin, I Need a School.”

August 1, 2010

THE STORY OF RUBY BRIDGES by Robert Coles, illustrated by George Ford. This true-to-life story of six-year-old Ruby Bridges whose courage to begin school also helped the integration of schools in New Orleans.  Reading the fears and feelings of Ruby is a great platform for sharing the many kinds of fears around “first day.” JIM […]

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