Posts tagged children's books
Celebrate Women's History Month with a Book Every Day of the Year

March is Women’s History Month. Just like the contributions of African Americans, the contributions of women shouldn’t just be taught during one month. Celebrate the achievements of women from all walks of life all year long with this list of 180 children’s books titles - yes, one for every day of the school year.


Whether you’re looking for mentor texts for guided reading, popular kids titles for close reading activities, or just the best kids books to celebrate school holidays, this list is for you. It includes several categories of celebrated women including artists, athletes, authors, creators, scientists, and more.

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All Types of Books Perfect for Valentine's Day

This month I’m sharing with you some of my favorite children’s books for Valentine’s Day.  Whether you’re looking for mentor texts for guided reading, popular kids titles for close reading activities, or just the best kids books to celebrate school holidays, this list is for you. It includes several categories of children’s literature such as picture and chapter books, kids poetry books, and children’s read alouds. These titles would be excellent additions to your seasonal teaching resources.

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My Simplest Way to Celebrate Read Across America Day

My Simplest Way to Celebrate Read Across America Day | On Read Across America Day, move the focus from Dr. Seuss Week to its intended purpose – encouraging students to celebrate reading. Rather than focusing on one author, it’s the perfect time to create a reading day for exploring diverse children’s literature from multiple writers. Here’s how I celebrated Read Across America in my upper elementary classroom in the simplest, but most effective way. | everythingjustso.org

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Five Resources that will Make You a Children's Book Guru

Five Resources that will Make You a Children's Book Guru | Improve your ability to match your students with books they love simply by expanding your knowledge of children’s books. Staying current on what’s new in children’s literature can be overwhelming with the vast number of books published every year. These five resources will keep you current and help you make book recommendations like a pro. | everythingjustso.org

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Book Whispering Plus the Best Tips for Stocking Your Library

Book Whispering Plus the Best Tips for Stocking Your Library | After years of practice, and one impactful workshop, I share how my ideas on in-class reading and homework reading logs have changed. Plus read about my very best tips for stocking your classroom library for little to no cost. | everythingjustso.org

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