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Beginning the Year with Because of the Rabbit

Because of the Rabbit Written by Cynthia Lord Published in 2019 by Scholastic ISBN 978-0-545-91424-6 Grades 3 – 6 Book Review It’s the start of the school year and Emma is facing more changes than the average rising fifth grader. Emma, her parents, and her older brother Owen live in northern Maine, where Emma’s father […]

Rodent Rascals: From Tiny to Tremendous – 21 Creatures at Their Actual Size

A superhero rat who can scale buildings and chew through cement; a capybara as a seeing-eye guide animal; rats trained to detect landmines and Tuberculosis – these fascinating rodents and 18 more are the subject of author/illustrator Roxie Munro’s latest picture book.

Same, Same But Different

The Classroom Bookshelf welcomes Nea Wadson as our guest blogger this week. Nea is a student in the Specialist Teacher of Reading Program in the Graduate School of Education at Lesley University. Same, Same but Different Written and Illustrated by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw Published in 2011 by Christy Ottaviano/Henry Holt ISBN # 978-0-8050-8946-2 Grades: PreK […]