Max's Words by Kate Banks. Max's brother like to collect stamps and coins, but little Max loves to collect words. Max's brothers are fascinated with Max's collection of words, as words can be arranged to create a story, but arranging a bunch of stamps or coins creates nothing new! This unique children's book pays homage to the written word! Check out the detailed review of this book!
FREE Book Suggestions for Comprehension Strategies~ Picture books are a great tool to explicitly teach comprehension strategies. They're short, effective models that can be used as springboards for class discussions. Check out this list of books that can be used for teaching about making connections, important ideas, drawing inferences, visualization, asking questions, and synthesizing. This link to Maury County Literacy Links has this, and a lot more resources!
A hilarious and exuberant retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, in which a brave, little red pencil finds her way through the many perils of writing a story, faces a ravenous pencil sharpener (the Wolf 3000)... and saves the day.