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How does Stellaluna change?  anchor chart

Stellaluna, Some Sugar, & A Freebie! - Around the Kampfire

Comprehension activities and interactive anchor charts for Stellaluna with a freebie summarizing page for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students.

Stellaluna

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Fox by Margaret Wild.    Not a book for young children...it's heartbreaking, but beautiful... ~TH

Fox

Fox: Wild, Margaret: 9781933605159: Books - Amazon.ca

#commoncore When Jack Simpson was a boy in England, he loved leading donkeys along the beach for a penny a ride. So when he enlists as a stretcher bearer in World War I, his gentle way with those animals soon leads him to his calling. Braving bullets and bombs on the battlefields of Gallipoli, Jack brings a donkey to the aid of 300 Allied soldiers -- earning both man and donkey a beloved spot in legend. ISBN 9780763639136 Ages 6-9, GRL T

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#commoncore When Jack Simpson was a boy in England, he loved leading donkeys along the beach for a penny a ride. So when he enlists as a stretcher bearer in World War I, his gentle way with those animals soon leads him to his calling. Braving bullets and bombs on the battlefields of Gallipoli, Jack brings a donkey to the aid of 300 Allied soldiers -- earning both man and donkey a beloved spot in legend. ISBN 9780763639136 Ages 6-9, GRL T

Flood was written to remember the 2010–2011 Queensland floods, and to commemorate the way the community banded together. Peta Literature Sample

Lennie's Ride - Mary Small NSW English Syllabus Suggested Texts S2

Lennie's Ride

Lennie's Ride by Mary Small, illustrated by Marion Wilcocks (Small Endeavour Publishing) PB RRP $15 ISBN 978-0-646-53194-6 Reviewed by Vicki Stanton http://www.buzzwordsmagazine.com/ Lennie's Ride is the remarkable story of Lennie Gwyther, a nine-year-old farmer's son from Leongatha in Gippsland, Victoria, so excited about the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge he rode his pony, Ginger Mick, 600 miles to witness the event himself. However, Lennie's Ride is more than a story of a boy. It is…

Invisible Me         Review and downloadable colouring sheets along with National Curriculum links from ACARA NSW English Syllabus Suggested Texts ES1

Review: Invisible Me by Wendy Binks

Invisible Me is the third in a series of stories about Stripey, an ’emu with attitude,’ created by Western Australian artist/author Wendy Binks. The first book in the series, ‘Whe…

Pearl Verses the World - Books

Pearl Verses the World by Sally Murphy, illustrated by Heather Potter, 2009. A powerful and moving illustrated novel about loss, grief and finding your place in the world.

just a dog

Some dogs change everything. Mr Mosely isn’t a pedigreed dog, but he is just the dog Corey and his family want: he is loyal, protective and loving. And he is much more than that. He might wel…

My Mother's Eyes: The Story of a Boy Soldier by Mark Wilson

My Mother's Eyes

A fifteen-year-old Australian farm boy lies about his age to enlist to war and is caught up in the horrors of World War I in Egypt and on the Western Front, where 5,500 Australian troops were lost in two days at Fromelles alone. This boy's story in this unique, stirring picture book is based on true stories of the 23 teenage soldiers, one only fourteen, who fought with the Australian army in World War I, as recorded at the Australian War Memorial (their names among a list of 60,000…

Can you cuddle like a Koala?

Can You Cuddle Like a Koala [Board Book]

Fishpond NZ, Can You Cuddle Like a Koala [Board Book] by John Butler. Buy Books online: Can You Cuddle Like a Koala [Board Book], 2005, ISBN 1561453471, John Butler