Theme: Physical Fitness

Strong As Sandow: Author/Illustrator Fitness Video & Lesson Plans

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Discussion Questions, KidLit Tool: Educator Guide, KidLit Tool: Video & Book Trailers, Theme: Physical Fitness, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

STRONG AS SANDOW Fitness Video and Lesson Plans Best Users: Librarians, Physical Education Teachers, Educators Best Audience: Children Grades 01-04   EXPLORE THE VIDEO & LESSON PLANS “Sparked by his own passion for bodybuilding and physical fitness, Tate recounts the story of Eugen Sandow (1867–1925) in this inspirational picture book.” —School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW Curious City spent two days interviewing and filming author/illustrator Don Tate’s “nothing in moderation” approach to picture book making and physical fitness. Both passions came...

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What a Beautiful Morning: Story Hour with Alzheimer’s Resources

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Activity Sheet, KidLit Tool: Discussion Questions, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, Theme: Cross Generational, Theme: Music, Theme: Physical Fitness | 0 comments

What a Beautiful Morning STORY HOUR KIT Best Users: Early Childhood & Elementary Educators, Librarians, Booksellers, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Support Groups Best Audience: Children Grades 00-05 About the Kit: Many in our communities struggle with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.  While the disease affects the entire family, children can feel the changes in a loved one most acutely. How can you be a catalyst for conversation and connection? The picture book What a Beautiful Morning by Arthur A. Levine & illustrated by Katie Kath (Running Press) explores Alzheimer’s...

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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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Curious City Archives: She Loved Baseball: Book Trailer

Posted by on Aug 21, 2010 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Video & Book Trailers, Theme: African American, Theme: Physical Fitness, Theme: Women's History, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

SHE LOVED BASEBALL African American History Biography Book Trailer Best Users: Librarians, Educators, Physical Education Instructors   Best Audience: Children Grades 00-05   BOOK TRAILER This 2010 production for the “Bank Street College Best Children’s Books of the Year” honored book was voiced by award-winning audiobook narrator and actor Dion Graham and choreographed with Don Tate’s illustrations.   DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCES Guide created by author and educator Natalie Dias Lorenzi. Download She Loved Baseball: Educator's Guide   ABOUT THE BOOK She Loved...

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