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The Shoemaker's Dream My mother reads this book to her children and her students every year. A beautiful depiction of how we should treat other people.

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Books about Mothers and Sons. From beautiful to super cute these books are perfect for a mother and son to read together. Great for Mother's Day or any time of the year.

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The Polar Express OF course I must put this on my list of books for the classroom! I will read this book around Christmas for my students!

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Chopsticks I picked up this book because of our experience in China and I loved it. This book would be ideal for teaching idioms. Full of clever humor upper elementary kids (or esl students) will really enjoy this book!

Now and Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin This book about the great inventor Benjamin Franklin helps kids to explore machines. I would use this book in a unit on inventions and machines. I would encourage students to create their own inventions after reading this book.

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The Best Story - one of the first books read each year in Writers Workshop. Its great for teaching where writers get their ideas. In the end, the main character learns that the best story comes from your heart. After reading it, give each student a paper heart and they fill it with words/pictures of the things/people they love.#Repin By:Pinterest++ for iPad#

This is one scary book. Working out why is just as puzzling as the text on the pages. It makes lots of other books seem lazy.

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? This book is great for new readers and for ESL students. Using repetition students can follow a pattern and begin to recognize words.

Steady Hands: Poems about Work This book has really cool pictures and great poems about people in diferent careers. I think it would be neat to have students chose different poems and make an entire lap book based on their research of the careers.

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Amistad Rising: A Story of Freedom I bought this book at the Underground Railroad Museum in Memphis. This book would be ideal to use in Black History Month for upper elemenatary school. In conjuction with this book I would teach about modern slavery and have students right poems about ending modern day slaves around the world.

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