Posts Tagged "Candlewick Press"

Joe and Sparky, Party Animals: Classroom Set Winners

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017 in KidLit Tool: Video & Book Trailers | 2 comments

  School Winners of JOE AND SPARKY, PARTY ANIMALS! A classroom set (10 copies each) was given away to three winning elementary schools thanks to Candlewick Press! And a BIG thank you to KidLit TV for premiering this video!     ABOUT THE BOOK Joe and Sparky, Party Animals! Series: Joe and Sparky Early Readers By Jamie Michalak Illustrated by Frank Remkiewicz Published by Candlewick Press ISBN-13: 9780763682064 Age Range: 5 – 9 Years The endearingly mismatched duo has their hands full when a party for a friend goes comically awry. One day Joe, an exuberant giraffe, hears a...

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The Infamous Ratsos: Bikers & Lessons on Kindness

Posted by on Jan 6, 2017 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Activity Sheet, KidLit Tool: Discussion Questions, Theme: Anti-Bullying, Theme: Character Education, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 2 comments

THE INFAMOUS RATSOS Toughies vs. Softies and Lessons in Kindness Best Users: Educators, Librarians, Families Best Audience: Children Grades 01-04   BIKERS ON KINDNESS In a early chapter book The Infamous Ratsos, two brothers struggle to be the “toughies” their father wants them to be.  Ralphie and Louie try to be school bullies and neighborhood pranksters, but they keep messing things up giving others the impression that they are good kids (which, secretly, they are.) Who better to discuss the appearance of being tough vs. the drive to do good than…bikers.  Really? ...

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X: A Novel : Free MP3 Download of Malcolm X’s Teen Years

Posted by on Mar 21, 2015 in * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians, Giveaway: Readers, Theme: African American, Theme: Audiobooks, Theme: History (US), Theme: Reluctant Reader, Theme: Social Justice | 3 comments

Celebrate Malcolm X’s 90th Birthday with a Spoken Word Performance of His Teen Years! Meet Malcolm X Before He Knew He Was Destined to Fight for #BlackLivesMatter!   FREE MP3 SPOKEN WORD  On 5/21/15 a free MP3 audiobook download of the acclaimed young adult novel X: A Novel will be available for one week.  Readers who grab that file between 5/21/15 (8 AM EST) and 5/27/15  will be able to keep the spoken word performance of Malcolm X’s teenage years indefinitely.   SIGN UP VIA TEXT You can sign-up on the spot to get a text alert when the download file becomes available....

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Vampire Baby: Silly Story Hour “Masks” & Chance to Win Books

Posted by on Sep 7, 2014 in * Grades 00-02, Giveaway: Librarians, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, Theme: Halloween | 0 comments

Reader Engagement Project: Transform your Story Hour Babies & Toddlers into “Vampire Babies” with a Silly Downloadable Costume! Snap Pictures of a “Vampire Baby” and Win Books for a Library! The Book It happens overnight: little sister Tootie goes from cuddly, ga-ga-googoo, I-want-my-ba-ba baby to…vampire baby. Now she’s sinking her pointy fangs into everything — furniture, toys, and especially her big brother. Mom insists that it’s just a phase, but Tootie’s brother knows better. Just look at her hairline!  With perfect comic timing, Kelly Bennett and Paul...

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