Friday Reads

Picture Book of the Day

The Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families
by Susan L. Roth (Author, Illustrator) and Cindy Trumbore (Author)

Booktalk: For a long time, the people of Hargigo, a village in the tiny African country of Eritrea, were living without enough food for themselves and their animals. The families were hungry, and their goats and sheep were hungry too. Then along came a scientist, Dr. Gordon Sato, who helped change their lives for the better. And it all started with some special trees.

These are the trees,
Mangrove trees,
That were planted by the sea.

BONUS! Read an interview with the book’s creators!

Poetry Friday

This week’s Poetry Friday Round-up is hosted by A Teaching Life


Chapter Book of the Day

Infections, Infestations, and Diseases
by Shirley Smith Duke (Author)
48 pages

Booktalk: It’s that time of year again, cold and flu season. Are you staying well? Learn how in this book on communicable diseases.

Snippet: Infections and diseases are spread in several ways. They are spread through touch, air or water, food animal bites, or insects. Sneezing or coughing sprays germs into the air.

STEM Friday

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

This week’s STEM Friday Round-up is hosted by Capstone Connect.


Nonfiction Monday on January 16, 2012

Nonfiction Monday is coming!

The Nonfiction Monday Round-up on January 16, 2012

is at The Swimmer Writer.


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