The Classroom Bookshelf
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Hope for a Vaccine: Learning about Immunity through The Polio Pioneer

The Polio Pioneer: Dr. Jonas Salk and the Polio VaccineWritten by Linda Elovitz MarshallIllustrated by Lisa Anchin. Published in August 2020 by Knopf Books. ISBN: 978-0525646518 Book Review. Imagine a time when people were so fearful of a virus that children weren’t permitted to go swimming in the summer. They couldn’t join friends for a […]

Abe Lincoln’s Dream

Written and Illustrated by Lane Smith   Roaring Brook Press ISBN 978-1-59643-608-4 Grades 2 and Up     Book Review Last week’s inaugural ceremonies provided many of us with pictures of the White House in the news, and the opportunity to ponder previous presidents.  What if those walls could talk? Would we find out what really […]