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Books Worth Reading

Books Worth Reading

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NPR shared their MUST READS for kids 9-14. See the full list here: How many have you read?

The Ultimate Backseat Bookshelf: 100 Must-Reads For Kids 9-14

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Locker 572...this book should be MANDATORY reading for every middle school/high school student. Very poignant and heartfelt book about bullying. A portion of the proceeds go to a suicide prevention program.

Fourth grade read aloud book suggestions

This Lunch Rox! - Healthy Lunches made FUN!

Last week, Ali and I had amazingly fantastical adventures every single day. We found a golden ticket, sailed down a chocolate river in a pink candy boat, saw squirrels opening walnuts without breaking said walnuts, rode in a glass elevator with millions of buttons, and sat on...

The Read-Aloud Challenge.

Patricia Polacco's New Book - the theme is about cliques and online bullying Also, linked to a great blog!... Polacco is one of my favorite children's authors.

Books That Heal Kids: Patricia Polacco's New Book - Bully

A lesson for those bossy kiddos . . . .Oh my good for those end-of-the-year fourth grade issues!


Use the book Only One You. This would be really cool as a school-wide project! Maybe present to our outdoor classroom????

Interactive library bulletin board - vote for your favorite book with thumbs up. Could I use this to promote battle somehow?

Library Displays

Add up to 5 headphones to any iPod/iPad for a listening center. for daily 5 listening to reading *DUH. i can't believe this never occured to me..

TWERP by Mark Goldblatt-This will be a powerful read aloud for 5th grade and 6th grade classes. It will allow for discussion on making right choices even if it goes against the wishes of friends. I would put in a fourth grade library, and share with mature third graders.

The Boy Reader: TWERP by Mark Goldblatt

8 Historical Fiction Books for Teens and Parents via

Books to Read Out Loud

Where the Sidewalk Ends

How creative! :)

100 best children's chapter books - I had forgotten about some of these! I'll have to search them out at the library for me . . .I mean the kids . . to read :)

Mitch Albom

Shel Silverstein Animated Poems On Youtube!

The Boxcar Children. My favorites!!

Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten-year-old girl, is taken with her parents by the French police as they go door to door arresting Jewish families in the middle of the night. Desperate to protect her younger brother, Sarah locks him in a bedroom cupboard—their secret hiding place—and promises to come back for him as soon as they are released. Sixty Years Later: Sarah’s story intertwines with that of Julia Jarmond, an American journalist investigating the roundup. In her research, Julia stumble...

Left to his own devices, John Adams might have lived out his days as a Massachusetts country lawyer, devoted to his family and friends. As it was, events swiftly overtook him, and Adams--who, David McCullough writes, was "not a man of the world" and not fond of politics--came to greatness as the second president of the United States, and one of the most distinguished of a generation of revolutionary leaders. He found reason to dislike sectarian wrangling even more in the aftermath of war, whe...

The Help, Kathryn Stockett


Enjoying these books thoroughly ♥