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Folk and Fairy Tales
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Poetry
Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
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Myths and Legends
Fractured Fairy Tales
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Comics and Cartoons

Using Comics to Teach the 4 Cs

When students read comics or create their own, they have an opportunity to develop their creativity, critical thinking, and communication and collaboration skills.

When students read comics or create their own, they have an opportunity to develop their creativity, critical thinking, and communication and collaboration skills.

Using Comics to Teach the 4 Cs

When students read comics or create their own, they have an opportunity to develop their creativity, critical thinking, and communication and collaboration skills.

Genre Study: Comic Books  Graphic Novels – Teaching the Teacher

Genre Study: Comic Books & Graphic Novels

No genre study in the classroom is complete without the use of comic books and graphic novels! In this post, I share several resources for teachers!

Peanuts Specials on Instagram: “First Appearance: March 6, 1989 #peanutsspecials #ps #pnts #peanuts #schulz #charliebrown #sallybrown #history #test #fortunately #probably…”

2,267 Likes, 20 Comments - Peanuts Specials (@peanutsspecials) on Instagram: “First Appearance: March 6, 1989 #peanutsspecials #ps #pnts #peanuts #schulz #charliebrown…”

Peanuts Specials on Instagram: “First Appearance: March 4, 1978 #peanutsspecials #ps #pnts #schulz #peppermintpatty #movie #maam #great #like #movies #classroom #best…”

1,983 Likes, 15 Comments - Peanuts Specials (@peanutsspecials) on Instagram: “First Appearance: March 4, 1978 #peanutsspecials #ps #pnts #schulz #peppermintpatty #movie #maam…”

Snoopy and Woodstock

Snoopy and Woodstock

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The adult lessons in the Peanuts always gave them an endearing quality.

14,224 points • 150 comments - The adult lessons in the Peanuts always gave them an endearing quality. - 9GAG has the best funny pics, gifs, videos, gaming, anime, manga, movie, tv, cosplay, sport, food, memes, cute, fail, wtf photos on the internet!

Historical Fiction/Nonfiction

Elizabeth I: Red Rose of the House of Tudor, England, 1544 (The Royal Diaries)

Elizabeth I: Red Rose of the House of Tudor, England, 1544 (The Royal Diaries) [Lasky, Kathryn] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Elizabeth I: Red Rose of the House of Tudor, England, 1544 (The Royal Diaries)

The Winter of Red Snow (Dear America)

The Winter of Red Snow (Dear America) [Gregory, Kristiana, Gregory, Kristiana] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Winter of Red Snow (Dear America)

Eleanor: Crown Jewel of Aquitaine, France, 1136 (The Royal Diaries)

Eleanor: Crown Jewel of Aquitaine, France, 1136 (The Royal Diaries) [Kristiana Gregory] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Eleanor: Crown Jewel of Aquitaine, France, 1136 (The Royal Diaries)

Catherine: The Great Journey, Russia, 1743 (The Royal Diaries)

Catherine: The Great Journey, Russia, 1743 (The Royal Diaries) [Gregory, Kristiana] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Catherine: The Great Journey, Russia, 1743 (The Royal Diaries)

The Royal Diaries: Victoria : May Blossom of Britannia, England 1829 by Laurence Yep and Anna Kirwan (2001, Hardcover) for sale online | eBay

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Royal Diaries: Victoria : May Blossom of Britannia, England 1829 by Laurence Yep and Anna Kirwan (2001, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

A Line in the Sand : The Alamo Diary of Lucinda Lawrence : Gonzales, Texas, 1836 (Dear America Series)

A Line in the Sand : The Alamo Diary of Lucinda Lawrence : Gonzales, Texas, 1836 (Dear America Series) [Sherry Garland] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In the journal she receives for her twelfth birthday in 1835, Lucinda Lawrence describes the hardships her family and other residents of the Texas colonies endure when they decide to face the Mexicans in a fight for their freedom.

I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944

Learn more about I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944 in the Nassau Digital Doorway digital collection.

I Survived the Hindenburg Disaster, 1937 (I Survived Series #13) by Lauren Tarshis, illustrated by Scott Dawson

This blog reviews books written for children and young adults about World War II along with popular culture movies, comics, food from the early 1940s

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My Brother's Keeper (My America: Virginia's Civil War Diary, #1)

My Brother's Keeper book. Read 68 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Mary Pope Osborne's book, part of the relaunch of the My Americ...

The Dust Bowl for Kids

If you are teaching about the dust bowl, this page lists great children's books to use! Includes reading levels for each book, a peek inside, and more.

My America: The Starving Time: Elizabeth's Jamestown Colony Diary, Book Two

My America: The Starving Time: Elizabeth's Jamestown Colony Diary, Book Two [Hermes, Patricia] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. My America: The Starving Time: Elizabeth's Jamestown Colony Diary, Book Two

I Walk in Dread: The Diary of Deliverance Trembly, Witness to the Salem Witch Trials, Massachusetts Bay Colony 1691 (Dear America Series)

I Walk in Dread: The Diary of Deliverance Trembly, Witness to the Salem Witch Trials, Massachusetts Bay Colony 1691 (Dear America Series) [Rowe Fraustino, Lisa] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. I Walk in Dread: The Diary of Deliverance Trembly, Witness to the Salem Witch Trials, Massachusetts Bay Colony 1691 (Dear America Series)

You Wouldn't Want to Be an Aristocrat in the French Revolution!: A Horrible Time in Paris You'd Rather Avoid

You Wouldn't Want to Be an Aristocrat in the French Revolution!: A Horrible Time in Paris You'd Rather Avoid [Pipe, Jim, Salariya, David, Antram, David] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. You Wouldn't Want to Be an Aristocrat in the French Revolution!: A Horrible Time in Paris You'd Rather Avoid

You Wouldn't Want To Be A SALEM WITCH! Jim Pipe

NOTE: In order for the material to be completed, student must have access to original textProduct Description· Multiple Choice Test Questions· Vocabulary Quiz Questions· Key Terms· Word Search Puzzle for Each Book· Cross Word Puzzle for Each Book· Timelines for Each Book· 25 Activities PowerPoint· A...

What Is the Women's Rights Movement? - (What Was?) by Deborah Hopkinson (Paperback)

Free shipping on orders of $35+ from Target. Read reviews and buy What Is the Women's Rights Movement? - Was?) by Deborah Hopkinson (Paperback) at Target. Get it today with Same Day Delivery, Order Pickup or Drive Up.

What Was Pearl Harbor?|Paperback

A terrifying attack! On December 7, 1941, Japanese war planes appeared out of nowhere to bomb the American base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. It was a

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Yom HaShoah / Days of Remembrance: 50 Mighty Girl Books About The Holocaust

A Mighty Girl's top picks of books about the Holocaust for children and teens in recognition of Holocaust Remembrance Week.

Biography & Memoir

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Eliza: The Story of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton

We all know the story of scrappy Alexander Hamilton and his rise in American politics — but how much do we know about his workmate, inspiration, and stabilizing force, Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton? Eliza was expected to marry into a similarly powerful family... until she met and fell in love with the charismatic H

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Eliza Hamilton: Founding Mother

Eliza Hamilton was so much more than just Alexander Hamilton's wife. She was a spirited girl who grew up to be a strong woman with a big heart and amazing strength of character. She rescued many children in need during her life. In fact, she and others established New York City's first orphanage — which became a

Who Was Woodrow Wilson?

First he was known as Tommy, then Woodrow, and eventually, Mr. President. Born on December 28, 1856, in Staunton, Virginia, Thomas Woodrow Wilson was a born leader. He was the president of Princeton University, served as governor of New Jersey after that, and was then elected president of the United States. But not everything was so easy for Wilson. He was ahead of his time in wanting a League of Nations after World War I to help prevent another war like it, but his hopes were dashed when…

Who Was/Is...? Book Series

Find the complete Who Was/Is...? book series listed in order. Great deals on one book or all books in the series. Free US shipping on orders over $10.

Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe? (Who Was?)

Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe? (Who Was?) - Kindle edition by Rau, Dana Meachen, Who HQ, Copeland, Gregory. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe? (Who Was?).

I am Caring: A Little Book about Jane Goodall (Ordinary People Change the World): Brad Meltzer, Christopher Eliopoulos: 9781984814258: Amazon.com: Books

I am Caring: A Little Book about Jane Goodall (Ordinary People Change the World)

I am Caring: A Little Book about Jane Goodall (Ordinary People Change the World) [Meltzer, Brad, Eliopoulos, Christopher] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. I am Caring: A Little Book about Jane Goodall (Ordinary People Change the World)

A Mighty Girl | A Mighty Girl

Series Name: Who Was

A Mighty Girl is the world's largest collection of books, toys and movies for parents, teachers, and others dedicated to raising smart, confident, and courageous girls.

Susan B. Anthony: Her Fight for Equal Rights | A Mighty Girl

Susan B. Anthony: Her Fight for Equal Rights

"It's not fair." Susan B. Anthony was very concerned about fairness and equality for women and girls in America. She knew it wasn't fair to pay a woman less than a man for the same job. She knew it wasn't fair not to allow women to vote in elections. In fact, it was illegal for women to vote. But she felt so strongly,

Sweet Dreams, Sarah | A Mighty Girl

Sweet Dreams, Sarah

Sarah E. Goode was born into slavery, and after the Emancipation Proclamation she moved to Chicago and opened a furniture store. But many of her customers didn't have much money, or much space; they needed small furniture that was inexpensive to buy and served more than one purpose. So she started thinking: what if she

Greta's Story: The Schoolgirl Who Went On Strike To Save The Planet | A Mighty Girl

Greta's Story: The Schoolgirl Who Went On Strike To Save The Planet

It's 20 August 2018, late summer in Stockholm, and it feels incredibly hot in the city. The TV news reports rising temperatures, and there have been numerous fires throughout Sweden. Fifteen-year-old Greta Thunberg decides she can't wait any longer: politicians have to do something to save the environment. Instead of r

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Prose/Verse Novels

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Wordless Picture Books

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Folk and Fairy Tales

Fairy Tales Boys Love That Build Strong Character

Fairy Tales Boys Love include lots of adventure, strong male characters, and good triumphing over evil. This list of picture and chapter books is perfect.

Folktales, Fables, and Fairytales

Fairytales, Folktales, and Fables are used for this standards-based close reading unit that includes using all three genres to teach second grade standards. There is now a digital version of the student pages that are included through the TpT digital tool. This should help with distance learning. Si...

Fairy Tale Chapter Books for Kids

A list of fairy tale chapter books for kids. These modern retellings of classic fairy tales are magical reads for boys and girls ages 8 and up.

Classics

Free Boxcar Children Unit Study!

This review of the Boxcar Children series will help you decide if it's a series you'd like to cover with your homeschool family. Included in the review are tons of FREE resources for you to

1970s Children's Classics: Best Under-the-Radar Books of the Decade

A list of classic children's books published in the 1970s. Includes some lesser known as well as popular titles.

Poetry

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Fantasy

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Realistic Fiction

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Adventure

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Science Fiction

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Myths and Legends

The myth of Jason, Medea, and the Golden Fleece - Iseult Gillespie

The myth of Jason, Medea, and the Golden Fleece - Iseult Gillespie

Follow Jason as he attempts to steal the Golden Fleece from King Aeetes and enlists the help of the king's daughter, Medea. (Part Two of the myth of Jason an...

Fractured Fairy Tales

Worldwide Cinderellas, Part 3: Fractured Fairy Tales

A resource for diverse and global books for middle to upper elementary.

Humor

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Around the World/Multicultural

Middle Grade Books with Black Protagonists

A list of middle grade books by Black children's book authors with an emphasis on contemporary realistic fiction and black characters in modern life.

Hawaiian Folk Tales & Children’s Books

Discover Hawaiian folk tales with these children's books! Read about the legends and mythology of Hawaii and enjoy picture books to read with your child!

Australian Children's Books

Hello Everyone! It's Stephanie from Fishing for Education here and in case you didn't know, I'm originally from Florida, U.S.A. I...

West Africa Children's Books: Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger - All Done Monkey

Travel the world with your children or students with these beautiful picture books about West Africa: Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger!

Russia Books for Kids

Use this list of Russia Books for Kids to plan a Russia unit study. This list contains both fiction and nonfiction books about Russia.

Non-Fiction/Informational

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Mystery

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Graphic Novels & Comic Books

Graphic Novels for Kids: The 13 best graphic novel series

If you've written off graphic novels for kids as not "real" reading, take a peek at these titles that have massive kid appeal and help even reluctant readers want to crack open a book. These 13 best graphic novels for kids are sure to be a hit!

Annual Reminder that Graphic Novels are "Real" Reading

Yes, reading graphic novels and comics "count," and yes, you should let your kids read them.

Graphic Novels for Beginning Readers - Kindergarten through 3rd Grade

Kids' graphic novels for beginning readers. These funny and charming books will turn your early readers into voracious readers!

Primary Sources

Primary Source Documents - Activities and Worksheets

**This product now contains a digital format in addition to a printable (PDF format), perfect for distance learning or paperless classrooms. Are you trying to teach your students what primary source documents are and how they are used? Are you using primary source documents to bridge language arts ...

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Worldwide Cinderellas, Part 3: Fractured Fairy Tales

A resource for diverse and global books for middle to upper elementary.

Fairy Tales Boys Love That Build Strong Character

Fairy Tales Boys Love include lots of adventure, strong male characters, and good triumphing over evil. This list of picture and chapter books is perfect.

Folktales, Fables, and Fairytales

Fairytales, Folktales, and Fables are used for this standards-based close reading unit that includes using all three genres to teach second grade standards. There is now a digital version of the student pages that are included through the TpT digital tool. This should help with distance learning. Si...

The myth of Jason, Medea, and the Golden Fleece - Iseult Gillespie

The myth of Jason, Medea, and the Golden Fleece - Iseult Gillespie

Follow Jason as he attempts to steal the Golden Fleece from King Aeetes and enlists the help of the king's daughter, Medea. (Part Two of the myth of Jason an...

Graphic Novels for Kids: The 13 best graphic novel series

If you've written off graphic novels for kids as not "real" reading, take a peek at these titles that have massive kid appeal and help even reluctant readers want to crack open a book. These 13 best graphic novels for kids are sure to be a hit!

Annual Reminder that Graphic Novels are "Real" Reading

Yes, reading graphic novels and comics "count," and yes, you should let your kids read them.

Fairy Tale Chapter Books for Kids

A list of fairy tale chapter books for kids. These modern retellings of classic fairy tales are magical reads for boys and girls ages 8 and up.

Middle Grade Books with Black Protagonists

A list of middle grade books by Black children's book authors with an emphasis on contemporary realistic fiction and black characters in modern life.

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Eliza: The Story of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton

We all know the story of scrappy Alexander Hamilton and his rise in American politics — but how much do we know about his workmate, inspiration, and stabilizing force, Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton? Eliza was expected to marry into a similarly powerful family... until she met and fell in love with the charismatic H

Eliza+Hamilton:+Founding+Mother:+Eliza+Hamilton+was+so+much+more+than+just+Alexander+Hamilton's+wife.+She+was+a+spirited+girl+who+grew+up+to+be+a+strong+woman+with+a+big+heart+and+amazing+strength+of+character.+She+rescued+many+children+in+need+during+her+life.+In+fact,+she+and+others+established+New+York+City's+first+orphanage+—+which+became+a+place+that+is+still+helping+needy+children+to+this+day.+She+lived+for+50+years+after+Hamilton's+death+in+the+infamous+duel,+and+she+preserved+his+h

Eliza Hamilton: Founding Mother

Eliza Hamilton was so much more than just Alexander Hamilton's wife. She was a spirited girl who grew up to be a strong woman with a big heart and amazing strength of character. She rescued many children in need during her life. In fact, she and others established New York City's first orphanage — which became a

Free Boxcar Children Unit Study!

This review of the Boxcar Children series will help you decide if it's a series you'd like to cover with your homeschool family. Included in the review are tons of FREE resources for you to

Elizabeth I: Red Rose of the House of Tudor, England, 1544 (The Royal Diaries)

Elizabeth I: Red Rose of the House of Tudor, England, 1544 (The Royal Diaries) [Lasky, Kathryn] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Elizabeth I: Red Rose of the House of Tudor, England, 1544 (The Royal Diaries)

The Winter of Red Snow (Dear America)

The Winter of Red Snow (Dear America) [Gregory, Kristiana, Gregory, Kristiana] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Winter of Red Snow (Dear America)

Eleanor: Crown Jewel of Aquitaine, France, 1136 (The Royal Diaries)

Eleanor: Crown Jewel of Aquitaine, France, 1136 (The Royal Diaries) [Kristiana Gregory] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Eleanor: Crown Jewel of Aquitaine, France, 1136 (The Royal Diaries)

Catherine: The Great Journey, Russia, 1743 (The Royal Diaries)

Catherine: The Great Journey, Russia, 1743 (The Royal Diaries) [Gregory, Kristiana] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Catherine: The Great Journey, Russia, 1743 (The Royal Diaries)