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  • maria bergfeld

    great blog with awesome ideas for using picture books to teach different practicum teacher read this!!

  • Dean Glass

    Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco. Picture Book. About a gor Trisha who cant wait for school to start but soon becomes down when she cant read or anything because she sees the letters all jumbled. Her classmates make fun and she hates school but one teacher sees and starts to help her and sees she is good at drawing. Its a very good book and can be used to show not to make fun to the kids.

  • Jan Fisher

    Patricia Polacco is now one of America's most loved children's book creators, but once upon a time, she was a little girl named Trisha starting school. Trisha could paint and draw beautifully, but when she looked at words on a page, all she could see was jumble. It took a very special teacher to recognize little Trisha's dyslexia: Mr. Falker, who encouraged her to overcome her reading disability. Patricia Polacco will never forget him, and neither will we.

  • Dana Gilbertsen

    Addresses dyslexia, bullying, a GREAT classroom read! A must read for elementary teachers AND their students. Literally one of my favorite books from school.

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