Weekly Bookish News: Week of 3/13/17


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Favorites from around the web


Disciplinary Literacy: The Basics – Tim Shanahan

It’s Not About Us – Donalyn Miller

Resources for Teaching about Religion and Diversity – Teaching Tolerance

18 YA Books You Need to Add to Your Must-Read List – Buzzfeed Books

Fact-Checking Tips and Tools for Teachers and Students – Lesson Resources from Common Sense Media

A few favorite books I found/remembered/bought 

Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan – NEW Middle Grade about a Muslim Pakistani-American Girl in Milwaukee, WI

Pink is for Blobfish by Jess Keating – NEW Non-Fiction picture book

Moo by Sharon Creech – new this school year, wonderful middle grade novel in verse

All American Boys by Jason Reynolds – a must-read YA title from 2015

Elementary Read Alouds for the Week

Grade Book 1 Book 2
4K You DON’T Want a Unicorn by Ame Dyckman  no class
K Elmer and Butterfly by David McKee (Briggs only) Bunny’s Book Club by Annie Silvestro
1 Not Quite Narwhal by Jessie Sima You DON’T Want a Unicorn by Ame Dyckman
2 Explorers of the Wild by Cale Atkinson (Peyton only) You DON’T Want a Unicorn by Ame Dyckman
3 Thunder Boy Jr by Sherman Alexie Anything but Ordinary Addie by Mara Rockliff (Paisley only)
4 Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea by Robert Burleigh  no class
5 Book talk “Just My Luck” by Cammie McGovern Book talk “Making Bombs for Hitler” by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

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