By Janice McArthur

Get books relocating off the library cabinets and into the palms of kids with this built-in package deal for thematic guide. 16 chapters, in response to such energetic subject matters as dicy examining (adventure stories), Horrendous enjoyable (monster stories), and booklet, Line, and Sinker (ocean global) include introductions to the subjects, introductory actions, booktalks, annotated bibliographies, and reproducible task pages that reach studying around the curriculum. actions are coded by means of grade point. A worthy device for cooperative making plans among librarians and academics, this booklet is helping librarians select, current, and advertise publication titles applicable to precise subject matters. It additionally is helping academics plan corresponding actions. Grades K-3..

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New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1995. This is the story of a girl who lives on a farm. Her father always played music in the barn for the cows. As a baby she sat in a play-pen, listening to the cows and the music while her father milked the cows. As she grew older, she helped with the cows and played in the barn, listening and singing to the music. (LP-UP) Wheeling Across the Curriculum Art Children can make a sheep using cotton balls for the fur. (LP) Children can make a diorama of a farm. Plastic animals can be used, or they can be made out of clay.

Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore! New York: Dutton Children's Books, 1993. One night as a man sat reading, he heard a noise coming from the kitchen. When he went to see what was going on, he found pigs everywhere. Pigs aplenty were in the cupboards and on the floor. The pigs kept arriving! Oh, what to do! (LP-UP) Nodset, Joan L. Who Took the Farmer's Hat? New York: Harper & Row, 1963. The farmer had an old brown hat that he liked very much. One day the wind carried it away. He began to look for his hat, asking all the farm animals if they had seen it.

To find out if Shang is wise and clever enough to save herself and her sisters, read Lon Po Po by Ed Young. Bibliography Aardema, Verna. Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears. New York: Dial Press, 1975. ) The Mosquito starts trouble in the jungle by trying to tell a big story to the Iguana. When the Iguana doesn't want to listen to the Mosquito's tale, the trouble begins. The Lion tries to get to the reason for the trouble and finds that it is all the Mosquito's fault. (LP-UP) Bemelmans, Ludwig.

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