Friday Reads

Picture Book of the Day

His Shoes Were Far Too Tight: Poems by Edward Lear

by Daniel Pinkwater (Editor) and Calef Brown (Illustrator)

Booktalk: Edward Lear’s first nonsense poems were publshied in 1846…and have been loved ever since!

Snippet:

Nonsense Alphabet

A was an ape,

Who stole some white tape,

And tied up his toes

In four beautiful bows.

A!

Funny old ape!

_____________________________________________________________________

Chapter Book of the Day

Plagues, Pox, and Pestilence

by Richard Platt (Author) and John Kelly (Illustrator)

32 pages

Booktalk: A comprehensive history of disease and pestilence, told from the point of view of the bugs and pests that cause them.

Snippet:

Pick Your Germ

Just 150 years ago, people thought that bad smells spread disease. Now we know that it is germs that cause illness. There are three kinds.

_____________________________________________________________________

AASL 2011

I’m speaking at AASL 2011 on Saturday

Read and Write Sports Book Signing at AASL 2011 National Conference

_____________________________________________________________________

Poetry Friday

This week’s Poetry Friday Round-up is hosted by Random Noodling

_____________________________________________________________________

STEM Friday

It’s STEM Friday! (STEM is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

This week’s STEM Friday Round-up is hosted by NC Teacher Stuff

____________________________________________________________________

Site Meter My NEW book, The Zombie Project (The Boxcar Children Mysteries #128)

Copyright © 2011 Anastasia Suen All Rights Reserved.

Advertisements