Posts Tagged "Sarah L. Thomson"

Deadly Wish: Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 4 comments

DEADLY FLOWERS Ninja Novel Giveaway (Closed) We are gave away 24 individual copies to Librarians, Book Club and Community Organizers, Educators, and Booksellers Serving Grades 5-10.  Thank you to Boyds Mill Press! Every winner also received a box of Pocky! Deadly Flowers: A Ninja’s Tale By Sarah L. Thomson Published by Boyds Mill Press Hardcover ISBN-13: 9781629792149 Lexile: 750L Age Range: 10 – 14 Years Kata, a ninja, embarks on her first solo mission, for which she must enter a warlord’s castle and make sure that a certain sleeping occupant never awakens. But then Kata...

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Deadly Flowers: Ninja Game

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Game, KidLit Tool: Library Tour, KidLit Tool: Treasure Hunt, Theme: Book Clubs, Theme: Diversity, Identity & Cross-Group, Theme: Fantasy, Theme: Kinetic Literacy, Theme: Mythology, Theme: Supernatural, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

DEADLY FLOWERS Ninja Game for Libraries, Book Clubs & Bookstores   Best Users: Librarians, Book Clubs, Bookstores Best Audience: Children Grades 05-10 ABOUT THE ACTIVITY Librarians, booksellers, and book clubs can use this game not only to engage readers with Kata’s ninja adventures in Deadly Flowers and Deadly Wish (Boyds Mill Press), but also to engage them in using the library or bookstore as a resource. School librarians may find the kit to be a great way to introduce readers to the layout and search tools of the library at the beginning of the term. In the game, three teams...

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Quick, Little Monkey: Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 0 comments

PICTURE BOOK GIVEAWAY   For Educators, Librarians & Community Organizers Serving Grades 00-02   We gave away 40 copies! Our thanks to the Boyds Mill Press and author Sarah L. Thomson!   ABOUT THE BOOK Quick, Little Monkey! By Sarah L. Thomson Illustrated by Lita Judge Published by Boyds Mill Press Age Range: 3 – 7 Years Lexile: AD350L When Little Monkey’s curiosity causes her to slip and fall to the dark, shadowy rainforest floor, she must hide—quick!—because an ocelot is looking for lunch. Thanks to Papa, Little Monkey knows just what to do to stay safe. And thanks...

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Quick, Little Monkey: STEM Story Hour Kit

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 in * Grades 00-02, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, Theme: Nature & Environment, Theme: Science & STEM, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 3 comments

Pygmy Marmoset STEM STORY HOUR KIT   Best Users: Early Childhood & Elementary Educators, Librarians, Play Groups, STEM Coordinators Best Audience: Children Grades 00-02 About the Kit: Use this kit in an early childhood or elementary classroom, library, or bookstore or at a child’s party or play date.  Best for ages 3-7 In the picture book Quick, Little Monkey! the young pygmy marmoset, Little Monkey, is told by Papa to “hold tight, hide here, and keep still” to be safe from predators.  Little Monkey does a good job until she is distracted by a butterfly and falls from her safe spot....

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Cub’s Big World: Story Hour Kit

Posted by on Dec 14, 2013 in * Grades 00-02, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, Theme: Kinetic Literacy, Theme: Nature & Environment | 0 comments

Reader Engagement Project: The Book In the the picture book Cub’s Big World, a polar bear cub gets separated from her mother.  (Don’t worry, Mom is really nearby all the time.) Cub runs, pounces, and leaps after other animals, thinking each is her mom. “The suspense is toddler-perfect…”  —The Horn Book Magazine “Cub’s Big World is a big must-have.” —School Library Journal The Story Hour Kit The activity in this kit allows children to become Cub and look for four animals while mimicking the movement of each.  Upon finding each animal, children...

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