Posts Tagged "Laurie Ann Thompson"

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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My Dog Is the Best: Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 2 comments

PICTURE BOOK GIVEAWAY For Educators & Librarians Serving Kids in Grades 00-02 (Giveaway Closed-Sorry!) Thanks to MacKids, we gave away 24 copies of this “CCBC Choices 2016” Winner. THE PICTURE BOOK What do you get when you combine one energetic, enthusiastic little boy with his sleepy but tolerant dog? Unconditional love.  Using simple words and spare illustrations, My Dog Is the Best by Laurie Ann Thompson and illustrated by Paul Schmid (FSG) celebrates the special bond that exists between a young child and a beloved family pet. It’s the heartwarming story of two best...

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Be a Changemaker: Past Giveaway

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians, Theme: Community Service & Service Learning | 1 comment

BOOK GIVEAWAY (Closed-Sorry) For Librarians, Educators & Community Organizers Hoping to Create Changemakers Ages 12+ It is time for a change and you can build changemakers! We gave away individual copies of  Be a Changemaker: How to Start Something that Matters to 20 random librarians, educators and community organizer entrants. Our thanks to author Laurie Ann Thompson and publisher Beyond Words/Simon Pulse for the books! Don’t forget to grab the free, downloadable Be a Changemaker Workshops Guide! And the winners are… Lakeside Junior High School Natomas Charter School Cesar...

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Be a Changemaker Workshops

Posted by on May 10, 2015 in * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, Theme: Community Service & Service Learning, Theme: Social Change, Theme: Social Justice | 0 comments

Reader Engagement Project: THE BOOK Know a group of teens that want to make a difference in their community or world? Are they some of the millions of high school students with a service-learning requirement? Either way, Be a Changemaker: How to Start Something that Matters by Laurie Ann Thompson (Beyond Words/Simon Pulse) will empower your teens with the confidence and knowledge they need to effect real change. “Teens looking to make a difference will find inspiration as well as real-world strategies for realizing their dreams of being the change they want to see in the world.”...

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