Saturday, January 24, 2015

More Chicks!

A Funny Little Bird by Jennifer Yerkes
An interview with the author. LINK
A book review from School Library Journal LINK

Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors? The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell
by Tanya Lee Stone
Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman
Timeline LINK
Look for more biographical information in the 92s section on the left side of this site.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Chickadees Continued

A Splash of Red:
The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
written by Jen Bryant
illustrated by Melissa Sweet

Author Jen Bryant's website, LINK
Illustrator Melissa Sweet's website, LINK
Artwork by Horace Pippin LINK
Information about Horace Pippin from the National Gallery of Art, use your bold type and look for "Background". LINK

Miracle Mud today LINK

Sunday, January 11, 2015

More Chicks!

Book Trailer from Scholastic LINK
An Interview with the Author and the Illustrator LINK

Joshua Bell's Website LINK

The Story Behind the Story LINK
The Story Repeated LINK

Friday, January 2, 2015

Chickadee Nominees 2014-2015

The Chickadee Award
The Chickadee Award is a very special award chose by Maine students in grades K-4. During the months of January, February, and March we will be reading the ten Chickadee award nominees. Nominees include biographies, folktales, and fiction. What do you think an award winning book should include?

Here is a short video about this year's nominees LINK
Here is a link to the Chickadee Award website, LINK

Foxy! by Jessica Souhami, 398.2 SOU

 The first title we will read is Foxy! by Jessica Souhami.  You'll find this book in the 398.2 section of the library.  What kind of books are in the 398.2 section?