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Laura Purdie Salas' book IF YOU WERE THE MOON comes out in 2017 from Millbrook Press (Lerner Publishing), and she is over the moon about it. This board will share cool moon facts, beautiful moon images, activities for educators, and more.

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IF YOU WERE THE MOON by Laura Purdie Salas , Jaime Kim | Kirkus Reviews

IF YOU WERE THE MOON | Kirkus Reviews

In this inventive and spirited exploration, poetry and science come together to introduce young readers to the role of the moon in our lives here on Earth.

If You Were the Moon, by Laura Purdie  Salas | Booklist Online

If You Were the Moon, by Laura Purdie Salas | Booklist Online

Booklist Online Book Review: If You Were the Moon.Salas, Laura Purdie (author).Illustrated by Jaime KingMar. 2017. 32p. Lerner/Millbrook, library edition, $19.99 (9781467780094). PreS-Grade 2. 523.3. REVIEW.First published March 17, 2017 (Booklist Online).Books For Youth - Nonfiction - Science

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Science Books & Films | American Association for the Advancement of Science

Science Books & Films

If You Were the Moon

The Moon is a very busy celestial body, and Earthlings are lucky that it is so active. That’s the delightful premise of a new picture book by Laura Purdie Salas and Jaime Kim. If You Were the Moon is aimed at elementary school–aged children, but an ingenious two-layered narrative also makes it acces

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A roundup of moon activities just in time for the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing!

Little Projects Inspired by the Big Moon | Reading Rockets

Fifty years ago, I was clueless about the fact that Neil Armstrong was taking the first steps on the Moon. I was a busy toddler taking my own very first steps! Even though I missed the big event, I have forever been fascinated by the Moon. Like many young children, I was sure it was following me every time I went out at night and wondered why the Moon and I had such a special

The Moon

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The chunk of cheese in the sky was at its biggest and brightest this weekend. Did you remember to look up?

moon....wow.

Hear My Voice by Ian David Soar

Hear My Voice is a photograph by Ian David Soar which was uploaded on June 5th, 2011. The photograph may be purchased as wall art, home decor, apparel, phone cases, greeting cards, and more. All products are produced on-demand and shipped worldwide within 2 - 3 business days.

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#blogbookaday: If You Were the Moon – Literacious

Summary: “What would you do if you were the moon? Do you think you would rest quietly in the night sky? Oh, no. The moon does so much more than you might imagine! It spins like a twilight ballerina, plays tug-of-war with the ocean, and lights a pathway for baby sea turtles. Discover the many other roles the moon plays in this whimsical and lyrical picture book.” (Taken from Goodreads) Review: The moon teaches a little girl all the things that it does to help the Earth as it rotates around…

Literati Kids Book Club Blog. News, views and reviews on children’s books

Looking for a new recommendation for your child’s reading, or a kid’s perspective on books? The Literati Book Club blog has great info & articles on kids books, education research & more!

STEAM Storytime: Moons & Planets!

Week 2 of our month-long voyage into outer space brought a discussion about planets and their moons (did you know that Saturn has 62 moons?). Read on for a mini book tour of the planets, occasional space facts, and one of my favorite activities ever. Rather than sing, I start STEAM Storytime with a discussion.…

A beautiful rhyming book to pair with If You Were the Moon. I Took the Moon for a Walk: Carolyn Curtis, Alison Jay: 9781846862007: Amazon.com: Books

I Took the Moon for a Walk

I Took the Moon for a Walk [Carolyn Curtis, Alison Jay] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. I Took the Moon for a Walk

Ideas for a Moon-Themed Storytime

Toddler & Preschool Storytime: The Moon, Space, and Robot Love!

This week is school break week, so I was hoping for extra kids today, and we got them! It's always fun when older siblings come to see wha...

One Moon, Two Activities, Three Books | Scholastic

You don't need a rocket to visit the moon. Just use these two activities and three books to help your students understand our one moon.

Students write moon-inspired poetry. Poetry Friday: Reflections on the Teche

Poetry Friday: Moon Poems

This week there was a big moon event: the second full moon in January called the blue moon as well as a lunar eclipse that caused the moon to appear reddish and the fact that the moon was closer to the Earth than usual making it a super moon, thus blue blood super moon.…

A roundup of moon book covers

What’s Up With the Moon?

Have you ever noticed that trends in book cover art seem to come in waves? A few years back, every other Teen book seemed to feature a close-up of a teen girl’s face lying sideways on the gro…

IF YOU WERE THE MOON by Laura Purdie Salas , Jaime Kim | Kirkus Reviews

IF YOU WERE THE MOON | Kirkus Reviews

In this inventive and spirited exploration, poetry and science come together to introduce young readers to the role of the moon in our lives here on Earth.

If You Were the Moon, by Laura Purdie  Salas | Booklist Online

If You Were the Moon, by Laura Purdie Salas | Booklist Online

Booklist Online Book Review: If You Were the Moon.Salas, Laura Purdie (author).Illustrated by Jaime KingMar. 2017. 32p. Lerner/Millbrook, library edition, $19.99 (9781467780094). PreS-Grade 2. 523.3. REVIEW.First published March 17, 2017 (Booklist Online).Books For Youth - Nonfiction - Science

Science Books & Films

Science Books & Films | American Association for the Advancement of Science

Science Books & Films

If You Were the Moon

The Moon is a very busy celestial body, and Earthlings are lucky that it is so active. That’s the delightful premise of a new picture book by Laura Purdie Salas and Jaime Kim. If You Were the Moon is aimed at elementary school–aged children, but an ingenious two-layered narrative also makes it acces

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