Theme: Kinetic Literacy

Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle: Event Kit

Posted by on Jul 7, 2016 in * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Library Tour, KidLit Tool: Treasure Hunt, Theme: Kinetic Literacy, Theme: Mystery, Theme: Supernatural, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

  THE SECRETS OF ROOKSKILL CASTLE: A Treasure Hunt for Readers and an Event Kit for Libraries & Bookstores   Best Users: Public Librarians, School Librarians, Booksellers, Book Clubs Best Audience: Children Grades 05-10 About the Kit: Librarians, booksellers, and book clubs can use this Event Kit not only to engage readers with the mysterious literary and historical elements of the middle grade novel The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle by Janet Fox (Viking), but also to engage readers in using the library or bookstore as a resource.  School librarians may find the kit to...

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Good Night, Baddies: Story Hour Kit

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, KidLit Tool: Treasure Hunt, Theme: Classics, Theme: Fairy Tales, Theme: Kinetic Literacy, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 1 comment

Good Night, Baddies STORY HOUR KIT Best Users: Early Childhood & Elementary Educators, Librarians, Booksellers, Play Groups Best Audience: Children Grades 00-03 About the Kit: As the picture book Good Night, Baddies opens, we see “baddies” coming home from a long day of fairy tale villainy. The picture book shows us how the baddies unwind over dinner, conversation, and the universal bedtime routines. The activity in this kit connects Good Night, Baddies to other picture books in your collection.  Do your readers recognize the wolf, the witch, the dragon, and the troll from other stories?...

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Book Ninjas: Event Kit & Ongoing Prizes for Readers & Librarians

Posted by on Jun 3, 2016 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, Giveaway: Librarians, Giveaway: Readers, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, Theme: Anti-Bullying, Theme: Kinetic Literacy, Theme: Physical Fitness, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

LIBRARIANS! NEED A SUMMER READING THEME EVENT KIT? Building on the movement by national schools, libraries and martial arts studios using these picture books illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat… ….to reinforce reading, practice and simple ninja-themed fun, Curious City, author Corey Rosen Schwartz and a team of martial arts educators have built… BOOK NINJAS Train the Brain.  Read the Lead.   BOOK NINJAS Supports School & Libraries with… – Free downloadable ready-to-use activities (All aligned with SRP’ 16 Theme + SRP Poster!) – Guide to...

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A Bear’s Year: Read Aloud & Celebration of the Seasons Kit

Posted by on Nov 15, 2015 in * Grades 00-02, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, Theme: Kinetic Literacy, Theme: Nature & Environment | 2 comments

Reader Engagement Project: THE BOOK With spare, accessible text and charming illustrations, A Bear’s Year by Kathy Duval and illustrated by Gerry Turley (Random House Children’s Books) is a sweet, gentle introduction to how bears experience the changing seasons, perfect for the youngest readers and listeners. “…language lends itself to sharing both with a group of young cubs or with a solitary special one, snuggled on a lap. A sweet and satisfying look at the natural world.” —School Library Journal READ ALOUD & CELEBRATION OF THE SEASONS KIT Use this kit in an early childhood...

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Book Scavenger: Find Books if San Francisco

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in * Grades 06-09, Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians, Giveaway: Readers, KidLit Tool: Treasure Hunt, Theme: Kinetic Literacy | 0 comments

“Life is a game, and books are the token.” —Book Scavenger San Francisco “Book Scavenger” Hunt June 26-June 29 In the new middle grade novel, Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman (Henry Holt), readers all around the world hide and find books in an elaborate game.  Set in San Francisco, the book is filled with the locations and “locals” of this storied city. “..a valentine to anybody who knows that a 13-digit clue that begins with 978- is not a phone number. —Publishers Weekly, Starred Review Curious City, Henry Holt and author Jennifer...

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“Book Scavenger” Hunt: Help Hide Books in San Fran

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in * Grades 06-09, Giveaway: Readers, KidLit Tool: Treasure Hunt, Theme: Kinetic Literacy | 0 comments

Want a San Francisco quirky book adventure? Want to awaken the curiosity of the city’s young readers? What to earn a free book and bookstore gift card? Help Hide Books for a San Francisco “Book Scavenger” Hunt In the new middle grade novel, Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman (Henry Holt), readers all around the world hide and find books in an elaborate game.  Set in San Francisco, the book is filled with the locations and “locals” of this storied city. Curious City, Henry Holt and author Jennifer Chambliss Bertman will be honoring the literary history,...

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