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Curious City Besties Awards ’17: Best KidLit for Ages 8-18

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 in * Grades 03-06, * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

What chapter book, nonfiction book, or novel has changed your readers? What book could they not put down? What 2017 novels or nonfiction did you turn to again and again? Curious City boldly declares their 2017 “Besties” — children’s books that have been our best friends this fine KidLit year!   (Look for the Besties Awards for ages 4-8 here!)   Image © Yuko Shimizu from A Crack in the Sea (Penguin)     Best Breaking of Gender Barriers (Using a Giant Hammer)   Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen Series: Jasmine Toguchi Series , #1 By Debbi Michiko Florence Illustrated by...

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Curious City Besties Awards ’17: Best KidLit for Ages 4-8

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

What makes a picture book or early reader a child’s “bestie” or constant companion? What 2017 picture books did you turn to again and again? Curious City boldly declares their 2017 “Besties” — children’s books that have been our best friends this fine KidLit year!   (Look for the Besties Awards for ages 8-18 here!)   Image © Sydney Hanson from Escargot (FSG)     Best Bucket Boost by a Bovine   RAISIN, the Littlest Cow By Miriam Busch & Larry Day ISBN-13: 9780062427632 Published by Balzer + Bray / HarperCollins Age Range: 4 – 8 Years Raisin loves being the...

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Two Truths and a Lie: STEM Game and Research Activities

Posted by on Nov 27, 2017 in * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Activities for Chapter Books & MG, KidLit Tool: Game, Theme: Information Literacy, Theme: Science & STEM, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE STEM Game and Research Activities   Best Users: Elementary STEM Coordinators, Classroom Teachers, Library Media Specialists, Public Children’s Librarians, STEM-engaged Parents, Homeschoolers Best Audience: Children Grades 03-06 EXPLORE & DOWNLOAD ACTIVITIES & GAME There are so many sources of information in today’s world.  When students hear a story about a startling new discovery, do they ever wonder if it is really true? The authors of Two Truths and a Lie: It’s Alive! (Walden Pond Press) are challenging readers to check the validity of sources in...

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Two Truths and a Lie: STEM Book Winners

Posted by on Nov 16, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 7 comments

10 individual copies were given away to educators, librarians, or STEM coordinators!   ABOUT THE BOOK Two Truths and a Lie: It’s Alive! By Ammi-Joan Paquette and Laurie Ann Thompson Illustrated by Lisa K. Weber Published by HarperCollins Publishers ISBN-13: 9780062418791 Age Range: 8 – 12 Years Two Truths and a Lie is the first book in a fascinating new series that presents some of the most crazy-but-true stories about the living world as well as a handful of stories that are too crazy to be true—and asks readers to separate facts from the fakes! Did you know that there is a...

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Smart Cookie: Win a Classroom Set

Posted by on Nov 14, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 3 comments

  Children’s novelist Elly Swartz thinks educators and school librarians are Smart Cookies. In honor of all you amazing educators, Elly will give away one classroom set of Smart Cookie (Scholastic, Inc.) and a cookie party to one elementary classroom on 1/30/18. TO ENTER tweet using the hashtag #SmartCookieEducator and Elly will add your name to the cookie jar. You can also nominate another educator by including that educator’s handle in the Tweet.     More Information One random entrant will receive 20 hardcover copies of Smart Cookie compliments of Scholastic, Inc., enough...

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