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Monday, October 14, 2013

View From the 5th Grade Trenches:October 2013: Supa-cool Kids Reading List

Leslie is posting? 

Whaaaaaaa? 

It is not an illusion. This is a new post.

I hope no one dropped their laptop from shock when 
they saw this post.

Don't get excited. It's a quicky.

I found this supa-cool link with supa-cool books for kids to read. Interesting to browse from both my teacher and writer perspectives.

It's from NPR - Do you think me classy and erudite?



Enjoy.


Coming Soon:
Just what is all this Common Core hoopla?

9 comments:

  1. It's tough to post regularly, isn't it? I can relate. : )

    I recently bought a book for a friend's toddler as a gift and I liked it so much I almost kept it for myself. : ) It was "for ages 3-8," so slightly below my reading level (lol), but just beautifully done.

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  2. Glad to see Jerry Spinelli's Maniac Magee on the list. It remains one of my favorite books.

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  3. Oh, what a fun list! Too many that I haven't read yet, though. Love to see Anne of Green Gables on there. Kindred spirits!

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  4. I am surprised at how many of these I've read and it lists "The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles" by Julie Andrews!! I loved that book as a child!
    No one has ever heard of it but it's a fantastic story! So glad it's mentioned!!

    Hope the year is going well for you! Best to the 5th grade!

    Heather

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  5. That's a great list! I think I've read over half - but that leaves me a long list! Have to admit to not liking a couple of the ones I read, but for the most part I loved them! :)

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  6. Have you checked out Middle Shelf Magazine yet? http://issuu.com/shelfunbound/docs/middle_shelf_fall_2013

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  7. Oh, that list brought back some wonderful memories! Lots of great books on there, and now I want to go re-read a few.

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  8. Making a bookmark for holiday gifts! Thanks for the link, and hope life's treating you well :)

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