A Loud Winters Nap by Katy Hudson

You Don’t Want a Unicorn! by Ame Dyckman

This is a great read check it out!

Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin illustrated by Mary Azarian

This Week in Library we are reading a great book “Snowflake Bentley”. This book is a biography about Wilson Bentley, the man who first photographed snowflakes.

I Heard the Bells by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

This year in Library we talked about this famous Christmas Carol, and the story of how it was written. We then talked about being kind and doing kind things for others. When the kids did something kind they passed a bell to remind them that the bells signify peace on earth good will toward men. Here is a link to the slide presentation we did during library.

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I Heard the Bells

David Shannon

This week in Library we are learning about David Shannon, one of my favorite authors.  Here is a great video Scholastic did about David Shannon

 

You can also watch one of my favorite Christmas stories by David Shannon.

Its Christmas David

 

 

 

 

Red and Lulu by Matt Tavares

 

This is a beautifully illustrated Christmas story about two birds who make their home in a beautiful evergreen tree. But one day, something unbelievable happens and Red and Lulu are separated. It will take a miracle for them to find each other again. If you love Christmas and you love New York, you will love this story.

Thank You Sarah The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving by Laurie Halse Anderson Illustrated by Matt Faulkner

Thank you Sarah

This is a great biography about the woman who campaigned to make Thanksgiving a national holiday.

I learned a lot reading this book and enjoyed teaching it to the children this week. If you want to see a picture of Sarah and the Letter she wrote Abraham Lincoln, click on the link below.

Google Slide Presentation on Sarah Hale

 

 

The Poppy Lady

Poppy Lady

For Veterans Day we are learning about Moina Belle Michael.  We are making red poppies for our library windows to help us remember our Veterans!

You can visit this site below to read more about Moina Belle Michael and the history of the Poppy.

History of the Poppy

Creepy Pair of Underwear by Aaron Reynolds and illustrated by Peter Brown

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This is a great story about a Rabbit who is not scared of his underwear or is he? You will love the great illustrations by Caldecott honor winner Peter Brown.

Aliens Are Coming by Meghan McCarthy (The True Account of the 1938 War Of the Worlds Radio Broadcast)

This is the true account of the 1938 War of the Worlds radio broadcast.