Posts Tagged "HarperCollins"

Raisin, the Littlest Cow: Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 5 comments

ENTER TO WIN RAISIN, THE LITTLEST COW   20 individual signed copies were given away to educators, librarians, and literacy organizations!       ABOUT THE BOOK 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 littlest cow in the herd. All the other cows dote on her, and life is grand. But one day, Raisin’s mother has a new little cow . . . one who is even smaller than Raisin. And suddenly everything changes. Raisin has never liked change, and this...

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Raisin, the Littlest Cow: Story Hour Kit

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, Theme: Emotions, Theme: Family, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 2 comments

    RAISIN, THE LITTLEST COW: Story Hour Kit Best Users: Librarians, Booksellers, Educators, Early Childhood Educators, Play Groups Best Audience: Children Grades 00-03   ABOUT THE GUIDE While not all of your readers know what it is like to suddenly become an older sibling, they all know the frustration of wanting something from a distracted adult or what it’s like to feel left out. Raisin, the littlest cow, is experiencing these familiar frustrations.  However, she does not despair; she comes up with her own solution. With this kit, your readers can recreate Raisin’s...

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Lion, Lion: Story Hour Kit

Posted by on Dec 8, 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: African American, Theme: Diversity, Identity & Cross-Group, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

LION, LION Story Hour Kit Best Users: Early Childhood & Elementary Educators, Librarians, Booksellers, Families Best Audience: Children Grades 00-02 ABOUT THE KIT In the picture book Lion, Lion, a boy is looking for his kitten named Lion. He encounters a large lion who is looking for lunch. The boy and his animal friends start to suspect that the lion might have swallowed the kitten! Do not despair! The boy has a red flashlight and a plan… With the activities in this Story Hour Kit, your readers can make their own trusty red flashlight and go looking for the lost kitten. Where will they...

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Like Magic: Creating a Treasure Box for Your Shelves

Posted by on Nov 22, 2016 in * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Activity Sheet | 0 comments

LIKE MAGIC Creating a Treasure Box Best Users: Librarians, Little Free Libraries Best Audience: Children Grades 03-06 About the Activity: In the middle grade novel Like Magic by Elaine Vickers (HarperCollins), three lonely tween girls find friendship through a book-shaped treasure box in their library.  Inside the box’s lid is printed the message, Take this treasure, Leave one of your own, And remember this truth: You are not alone. The girls borrow the “Amicitia” box and leave each other origami stars, poems, music, and art postcards.  Through the sharing of these small...

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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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