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When Eli is born, his grandmother holds him up to the window, so that what he sees first are all the places to love - the valley, the river, the hilltop where blueberries grow. This homage to the American farm re-creates the glory and simplicity of one family's connection to the land.

All the Places to Love by Patricia MacLachlan, Michael Wimmer (Illustrator), Mike Wimmer (Illustrator)

Tuck Everlasting:   This book draws 5th Grade students in because of its strong character narratives and connection between readers and the characters. It really aids in reading comprehension strategies because students can make predictions on the plot of the text.

Tuck Everlasting: This book draws 5th Grade students in because of its strong character narratives and connection between readers and the characters. It really aids in reading comprehension strategies because students can make predictions on the plot of the text.

Owl Moon by Jane Yolen

Owl Moon by Jane Yolen Caldecott Medal book about a little girl going owling with her father for the first time.

I'm too old to have read this one in high school but as an adult, I was pretty damn impressed.

Extension Activity: Watch the movie based on the book and discuss the similarities and differences between them.

Delightful Learning: Three Names {FI♥AR} and 100th Day Celebration

Three Names {FI♥AR} and 100th Day Celebration

Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel - All this time I was saying "Rikki Tikki Tembo"…

Tikki Tikki Tembo Illustrated by Blair Lent - I love this book! It has all came rushing back, and now I going to randomly walk around chanting "Tikki Tikki Tembo, No Sa Rembo Chari Bari Ruchi Pip Peri Pembo!

20 chapter books perfect for first and second grade - encourage 1st & 2nd graders to have fun while reading and uncover beloved characters

Books Series Unit- 20 Great Book Series for thru Graders from Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas (Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas)

Crazy for First Grade:Directions to make & BAKE a "thundercake" as part of a weather unit IN the CLASSROOM!

Thunder Cake: Patricia Polacco // Polacco is just one of my faves. This is a perfect book for kids who are afraid of storms/thunder.

Great Books for Teaching Synthesizing

Great Books for Teaching Synthesizing

Teach Your Child to Read - Books for Teaching Synthesizing by This Reading Mama - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

Dog Heaven, by Cynthia Rylant | A BuzzFeed editor says that her family gives this book to people they’re close with who have recently lost pets (there’s a cat version as well), and that it’s always appreciated among kids and grownups alike.

Dog Heaven, by Cynthia Rylant - a must to give to anyone who has recently lost a dog. It’s always appreciated among kids and grownups alike.

When I Was Young in the Mountains FIAR

Items similar to 1982 When I Was Young In the Mountains - Cynthia Rylant - Diane Goode Edition - Original Dust Jacket - Caldecott Honor on Etsy

The Star of Kazan, by Eva Ibbotson

The Star of Kazan, by Eva Ibbotson

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