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Hurricane! by Jonathan London |

Hurricane! by Jonathan London |

a book to help kids through grief and loss; helps demonstrate all the feelings they struggle with

Trifecta Book Reviews: The Scar by Charlotte Moundlic

The 50 best read aloud chapter books for young kids- this is an awesome list!

The 50 best read-aloud chapter books for young kids

Books about death for kids { this is an old post with great books to gently talk with young kids about death. There are added title suggestions in the comments}

Great book to read aloud to class when studying figurative language--puns ...about a boy that is punished and can only speak in puns. The cure can only be found when he is sent out in search of other types of words...Awesome!

Teach students to celebrate differences and appreciate each other with the book Unique Monique. Lots of terrific ideas in this guest blog post about how to create a caring classroom family.

favorite chapter book series for children in the "books in a series" RW unit.

Top New Children's Books on Goodreads, November 2012

An awesome book list for second grade reading put together by our children's book experts. #reading

Informational Mentor Text List (for every 2nd Grade CCSS)

Cheesy potatoes

Here are 8 YA Novels Every Adult Should Read

The Berenstain Bears Christmas Tree (The Remastered Edition)

We watched the book (not the movie) Olive the Other Reindeer on the Smart Board today!! Come and find out how...

Polar Express audio-read by William Hurt. Best version.

Terri's Teaching Treasures: New Books for teaching about bullying, empathy, and social responsibility

Audiobook: My Very Own Room/Mi Propio Cuartito by Amada Irma Perez- Used for personal narrative intro.

Excellent mentor text for teaching Personal Narrative Writing