Weekly Bookish News: Week of 3/6/17

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Favorites from around the web

Rich in Color – a blog about YA books starring or written by people of color or people from First/Native Nations.
Dear Poet Project – excellent resources for Poetry Month in April for grades 5 and up
Top Ten Historical Fiction Titles to Encourage a Diverse Understanding of the Past  (Nerdy Book Club)
Book Depository – another place online to buy books, with free shipping and GREAT deals
March 2017 Children’s Books On-Sale Calendar – Publisher’s Weekly
A Look at Expository Literature – Nerdy Book Club
38 Stellar New Titles – School Library Journal’s Starred Reviews for the month of March 2017
The Miseducation of Native American Students – Lee and Low

A few favorite books I found/remembered/bought (not an exhaustive list!)

“Short” by Holly Goldberg Sloan (NEW middle grade)
“Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt” by Kate Messner (NEW to my school non-fiction picture book)
Allegedly” by Tiffany Jackson (NEW YA book)

Elementary Read Alouds for the Week

Grade Book 1 Book 2
4K That’s (NOT) Mine by Anna Kang
K Not Quite Narwhal by Jessie Sima You DON’T Want a Unicorn by Ame Dyckman
1 The Reader by Amy Hest The Highest Mountain of Books in the World by Rocio Bonilla
2 Not Quite Narwhal by Jessie Sima Big Bob, Little Bob by James Howe 
3 Not Quite Narwhal by Jessie Sima You DON’T Want a Unicorn by Ame Dyckman
4 I am a Story by Dan Yaccarino The Storyteller by Evan Turk 
5 Booktalk  “Guys Read” series Giant Squid by Candace Fleming

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