Nonfiction Monday

Picture Book of the Day

When Anju Loved Being an Elephant
by Wendy Henrichs (Author) and John Butler (Illustrator)

Booktalk: After fifty years of working in the circus and then the zoo, Anju the elephant is on the way to a new home…

Snippet: She first came to America as a wee calf of only five years, bought and sold as a circus elephant.

BONUS! Download the teacher’s guide!
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Chapter Book of the Day

Off to Class: Incredible and Unusual Schools Around the World
by Susan Hughes (Author)
64 pages

Booktalk: Did you know that there are schools in caves, and on boats and on train platforms? There’s a whole world of unusual schools out there! See inside 23 schools on five different continents…

Snippet: After seeing many of his friends and family members in Bangladesh miss out on an education, an architect named Muhammed Rezwan decided he was not going to let the floods stop any more children from getting to school. He figured that the best way to beat the rising waters is to rise with them–on a boat.
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Nonfiction Monday

Nonfiction Monday

This week’s Nonfiction Monday Round-up host is Great Kid Books

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Nonfiction Book Blast 2012

Susan Stockdale booktalks Fabulous Fishes on the Nonfiction Book Blast blog today…

Save the date! June 23, 2012 Nonfiction Book Blast 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

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Literary Links

Buerkle to Join Kingfisher (via @publisherswkly)
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