Picture Book of the Day
Clues in the Attic (My First Graphic Novel)
by Cari M. Meister (Author) and Remy Simard (Illustrator)
Booktalk: In this comic book mystery, Ben lost something that belongs to his sister, and he has to find it. He is scared, but it doesn’t matter. Ben has to be brave. He has to go into the attic.
Suddenly the door slammed shut.
SFX: (sound effects) BANG!
5 Great Books About Veterans
by Margot Theis Raven (Author) and Mike Benny (Illustrator)
Did you know that we set a place at the White Table to remember soldiers who didn’t come home? Picture book
by Justine Fontes and Ron Fontes (Authors)
Our first president was also a veteran. Level 3 easy reader
by Peter Catalanotto (Author) and Pamela Schembri (Author)
When Pop-Pop finds out that the children don’t know what a veteran is, he volunteers to talk to their class. Easy reader with chapters
by Jacqueline S. Cotton (Author)
Learn all about Veterans Day in this easy reader.
by Eve Bunting (Author) and Ronald Himler (Illustrator)
A boy and his father visit the Vietnam War Memorial. Picture book
Chapter Book of the Day
by Bibi Dumon Tak (Author), Laura Watkinson (Translator) and Phiip Hopman (Illustrator)
Booktalk: A group of Polish solders stationed in Iran during World War II trade a pen knife and some canned beef for an orphaned bear cub, and Voytek, as they name the bear, travels with them from Iran to Italy and then on to Scotland. See how they train a bear to help them in the war. (Photographs of the real Voytek are in the back of the book.)
The air rippled with heat. At that time of day, the army camp was like a ghost town. If you ventured out into the sun, it felt like you were about to burst into flames.
But even so, one creature still came out into the blazing heat, bumbling along the path between the parked trucks and stopping to sniff at every vehicle.
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