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Just Us Women (Reading Rainbow Book) by Jeannette Caines
Just Us Women (Reading Rainbow Book)

365 Read Alouds, February 22, 2010

I like reading this book aloud when I'm doing a unit on inference and interpretation. It makes a great gift for a young niece.
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Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin and Harry Bliss
Diary of a Worm

365 Read Alouds, January 31, 2010

A colleague of mine referred me to this adorable book that allows readers to look at the world through the humorous perspective of a young earthworm. I think this book will make an excellent mentor text for students who are deciding to write narrative nonfiction pieces. It's a great text for teaching readers to be on the look out for jokes and for teaching writers how to incorporate humor into their writing.
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Heroes of the Revolution by David A. Adler
Heroes of the Revolution

365 Read Alouds, January 18, 2010

What makes this a great book is that the stories of each hero are quite short. If you will be reading it to students the stories make both great read aloud and shared reading texts. Adler attempts to include stories from people other than just the white male heroes. Throughout the book you not only learn about what made each person important but each story tells the origin of famous quotes associated with the Revolution. You will hear the origin of such famous quotes as: "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country," "Times that try men's souls," "I have not yet begun to fight!"
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