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Book Review: The Prince of Fenway Park by Julianna Baggott
Fiction. The Prince of Fenway Park by Julianna Baggott. Grades 5-8 (322 p). In the Fall of 2004, twelve-year-old Oscar Egg is sent to live with his father in a strange netherworld under Boston’s Fenway Park, where he joins the fairies, pooka, banshee, and other beings that are trapped there, waiting for someone to break the eighty-six-year-old curse that has prevented the Boston Red Sox from winning a World Series.
How Spider Saved Valentine's Day - Mainstream Western
We the Kids by David Catrow: A great book for teaching about the Preamble to the Constitution. You'll find ideas for using this book at Chalk Talk blog.
Elizabeth Leads the Way Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Right to Vote by Tanya Lee Stone, illus by Rebecca Gibbon 2008 Informational Picture Book Elementary on Up
A Chair for My Mother 25th Anniversary Edition (Reading Rainbow Books): Vera B. Williams: 9780688040741: Amazon.com: Books
White Sox Only: Mainstream Western/African American - Classroom Connections: Civil Rights movement, economic transforms since the 1950's
Peanut Butter and Homework Sandwiches by Lisa Broadie Cook. $11.55. Reading level: Ages 4 and up. Author: Lisa Broadie Cook. 32 pages. Publication: July 7, 2011. Publisher: Putnam Juvenile (July 7, 2011). Save 32%!
Great beginning of the year book! Always loved doing this one with my fifth graders... might work in first grade too
Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: What Is an Adjective? (Words Are Categorical) by Brian P. Cleary, www.amazon.com/...
Who Was Jackie Robinson?: Gail Herman, Nancy Harrison, John O'Brien: 9780448455570: Amazon.com: Books
Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain (Reading Rainbow Books)
The Sweetest Fig by Chris Van Allsburg of The Polar Express fame... one of those books with a twist you can't get out of your mind...
To Root to Toot to Parachute: What Is a Verb