SUPPLIES

  • zip-lock bags – all sizes
  • dry erase markers
  • Sharpies – all sizes
  • wooden clothespins

BOOKS

UPDATED 6/14

  • Harry Potter Book 6
  • Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
  • Wings of Fire series
  • My Life/summer in Pink and Green
  • Little Women and Me
  • Chomp by Carl H
  • 39 clues books
  • Escape from Mr. Limoncellos Library
  • Platupus Police Squad
  • Sisters Eight Series
  • Second Book to Wonder
  • 19th and 20th Secrets of Droon
  • Survivors by Erin Hunter
  • Dork Diaries book5 and up
  • George Brown Class Clown (not the 6th or special edition)
  • 3rd Inkheart book
  • Who Was books
  • Kane Chronicles by Ricl Riordan

UPDATED 12/13
Any book by Chris Van Allsberg… here are some titles with my top 3 first:

  • Just a Dream (1990)
  • The Wreck of the Zephyr (1983)
  • The Sweetest Fig (1993)
  • Jumanji (1981), Caldecott Medal winner
  • Queen of the Falls (2011)
  • The Mysteries of Harris Burdick (first ed., 1984)
  • The Stranger (1986)
  • Two Bad Ants (1988)
  • The Garden of Abdul Gasazi (1979), a Caldecott runner-up
  • Ben’s Dream (1982)
  • The Wretched Stone (1991)
  • The Widow’s Broom (1992)
  • The Sweetest Fig (1993)
  • The Mysteries of Harris Burdick (Portfolio ed., 1994)
  • Bad Day at Riverbend (1995)
  • A City in Winter (1996), by Helprin
  • The Veil of Snows (1997), by Helprin
  • Zathura (2002)

Here are others as well listed by title/author/ (how it would benefit our class):

  • Island Boy by Barbara Cooney (Writing mentor text)
  • Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss (use of commas)
  • An Undone Fairytale by Ian Lendler (fairytale or fiction unit)
  • Beegu by Alexis Deacon (empathizing with characters and prediction)
  • Incredible Painting of Felix Clousseau by Jon Agee (double entendre)
  • 365 Penguins by Jean-Luc Fromental (multiplication)
  • Leonardo the Terrible Monster by Mo Willems (friendship)
  • Ballerino Nate by Kimberley Bradley (teasing/social curriculum/boy/girl stereotypes)
  • You Will Be My Friend! by Peter Brown (social/friendship- not forcing a friend)
  • The Three Pigs by David Wiesner (fairytales/fiction)
  • The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by Scieszka (fairytales/fiction)
  • Owen by Kevin Henkes (blankie- hard to give up)
  • Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes (brings in favorite thing)
  • Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin (opinion- writing mentor text)
  • Giggle, Giggle, Quack by Doreen Cronin (silly story)
  • Thomas’ Snowsuit by Robert Munch (funny first day of snow book)
  • The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munch (trick/fairytale/fiction)
  • The Princess Knight by Cornelia Funke (boy/girl stereotypes)