This week we joined the Global Read Aloud and read The North Star by Peter H. Reynolds. In this story, a boy goes on a journey. He takes his first steps to begin and follows the signs. He sometimes finds the path to be a bit scary, but he keeps going. He is helped along the way by friends, and also stops to help others.
Friends, share your thoughts about The North Star in the comments below.
Guest Post by Dominic: cross posted at Snowleopards blog. Dominic is the winner of the participant raffle. We'll be having lunch!
Do you have a pet? Is it a cat? Is it a dog? Maybe you have a snake or an iguana. What about a book? A book for a pet?
In My Pet Book by Bob Staake, a book seems the perfect pet. After all, what better pet than a book? It doesn't have to be walked. It won't wake you up at 3 o'clock in the morning. You don't have to worry about feeding it and there's no mess. It can't run away…or can it?
You'll love the gentle rhythm, the rhyme, and the delightful language the author uses to tell the story. The illustrations are bright and full of detail. This new book is a m
Welcome to our book recommendation blog space. During the school year you will find recommendations from students, teachers, parents --- and me. If you'd like to be featured in this space, let me know.
by Mrs. Mere
iRecommend Reading Makes You Feel Good by Todd Parr. Why do you read? Todd Parr shares the different reasons we pick up a book. When you read books you make new friends, visit different places and use your imagination. Of course, one of the best things about reading is you can read ANYWHERE.
You'll love the patterned text and the bold illustrations.
Click over to our "Book Clicks" page to hear Todd Parr read his book.
iRecommend is a space to feature book recommendations by our reading community. Students, teachers, and parents are all welcome to post. Contact Mrs. Mere to submit a recommendation.
Do you have a book you'd like to share with readers? Would you like your post to be featured here?
I'm looking for students in our school to share their recommendations. Stop by to see me or send your writing via email. If it's a blog post, send the link to firstname.lastname@example.org. I will review your post, and feature it here.