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Teacher Book Wizard Beta: Kevin O'Hare, Woodbrige, NJ, reading a book

Designed by teachers! Match the right children's books to your students.

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The Dreamer by Pam Munoz Ryan

Watch award-winning author Pam Munoz Ryan discuss her inspiration and her craft.

MORE IDEAS FOR SHARING BOOKS IN YOUR CLASSROOM

  • About The Dreamer
  • Discussion Guide for The Dreamer
  • About Pam Munoz Ryan

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    Booktalks
    I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912
    I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912
    by Lauren Tarshis
    Grades 3–5

    Ten-year-old George Calder can't believe his luck to be crossing the ocean on the Titanic, but his life is about to change forever.


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    Love That Dog
    Love That Dog
    by Sharon Creech
    Grades 6–8

    In a series of free-verse poems a boy who hates poetry finds his own voice.
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    Book-Based Lesson Plans
    My Parents Think I'm Sleeping
    My Parents Think I'm Sleeping
    by Jack Prelutsky
    Grades K–2

    Explore poetry through fun verses about something every child can relate to - bedtime.
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    Activities for Students
    Poetry Writing with Writers
    Poetry Writing with Writers

    Jack Prelutsky, Karla Kuskin, and Jean Marzollo introduce different forms of poetry.
    Story Starters
    Story Starters

    Students generate a creative writing prompt and pick one of four formats to print their finished story.
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    Books Come Alive Give your students an inspiring, enriching, and fun reading experience by using audiovisual adaptations of picture books in your classroom. These unique videos motivate beginning, struggling, reluctant, and limited English language proficient readers to want to read.
    Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!
    Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!
    by Bob Barner
    Grades PreK–1

    Whimsical verse and brightly colored collage images bring everyone's favorite bugs to life.
    Giggle, Giggle, Quack
    Giggle, Giggle, Quack
    by Doreen Cronin
    Grades PreK–3

    In this hilarious sequel to Click, Clack, Moo, Cows That Type, Farmer Brown's animals pull their old tricks on Farmer Brown's brother, Bob.
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