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Junie B Jones
Mask http://www.randomhouse.com/kids/junieb/pdf/mask.pdf
Word Search http://www.randomhouse.com/kids/junieb/pdf/wordsearch.pdf\
Word Wizard http://www.randomhouse.com/kids/junieb/pdf/wordwizard.pdf



Eric Carle
The Very Hungry Caterpillar story http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qoYPLtqqVk
Eric Carle shows how he paints the tissue paper. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvRcCKP5v6Q
http://www.dltk-teach.com/books/hungrycaterpillar/felt_fun.htm
Eric Carle Collage instruction sheet http://eric-carle.com/EricCarleCollageMakingInstructionSheet.pdf
http://www.npr.org/programs/watc/features/2007/jul/ericcarle_slideshow/index.html

Henry & Mudge
Word Search http://www.marcias-lesson-links.com/Henry%20and%20Mudge%20word%20search.pdf
Stationary http://www.marcias-lesson-links.com/Henry%20and%20Mudge%20paper%201.pdf
Internet Connection Activity http://www.macmillanmh.com/reading/2005/student/activity.php3?story=57
Theatre Guide http://www.theatreworksusa.org/uploads/studyguide/studyguide_792.pdf
KidsVIEW on Books http://vimeo.com/14844023


Website Evaluation

Using your website evaluation sheet, complete the following activity.
The purpose of this activity is to make you aware of the misinformation that is prevalent on the Internet, teach you what to look for in a website to help you evaluate it, and how to formulate accurate judgements as to the quality of the information presented on a website. Below is a list of the web sites that you may evaluate for the Website Evaluation Activity. You may only use these web sites for the activity. Follow the directions on the activity sheet. Click on the link next to the title of the web site to go to that site The site will open in a new window.
  1. New Hartford, Minnesota http://descy.50megs.com/NewHartford/newhtfd.html>
  2. Aids Facts http://147.129.226.1/library/research/AIDSFACTS.htm
  3. Burmese Mountain Dog http://descy.50megs.com/akcj3/bmd.html
  4. California Velcro Crop http://home.inreach.com/kumbach/velcro.html
  5. Dihydrogen Monoxide http://www.dhmo.org/
  6. Historic Killer Tornado http://www.cimms.ou.edu/~doswell/Conference_papers/SELS96/WoO.html
  7. Feline Reactions to Bearded Men http://www.improb.com/airchives/classical/cat/cat.html
  8. Boilerplate: Mechanical Marvel of the 19th Century http://www.bigredhair.com/boilerplate/intro.html
  9. Republic of Molossia http://www.molossia.org/countryeng.html
  10. Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus http://zapatopi.net/treeoctopus/
  11. Flat Earth Society http://www.alaska.net/~clund/e_djublonskopf/Flatearthsociety.htm
  12. The Jackalope Conspiracy http://www.sudftw.com/jackcon.htm
  13. Bureau of Sasquatch Affairs http://zapatopi.net/bsa/
  14. City of Fredericton http://descy.50megs.com/descy/webcred/webcred/Fredericton.html
  15. Dog Island http://www.thedogisland.com
  16. All About Explorers http://www.allaboutexplorers.com


Picture Books to Use when teaching...

CAUSE and EFFECT

IF YOU GIVE A MOOSE A MUFFIN, Laura Joffe Numeroff

IF YOU GIVE A MOUSE A COOKIE *IF YOU GIVE A PIG A PANCAKE

ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD,

VERY BAD DAY, Judith Viorst

ON MONDAY WHEN IT RAINED, Cherryl Kachenmeister

CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS, Judi Barrett

ELBERT’S BAD WORD, Audrey and Don Wood

THE STRANGER, Chris Van Allsburg

THE GIVING TREE, Shel Silverstein

PECOS BILL, Stephen Kellogg

THE DAY JIMMY’S BOA AT THE WASH

JIMMY’S BOA BOUNCES BACK, Trinka Hakes Noble

JIMMY’S BOA AND THE BIG BIRTHDAY BASH

WHY MOSQUITOES BUZZ IN PEOPLE’S EARS, V. Aardema

TODAY WAS A TERRIBLE DAY, Patricia Reilly Giff

RUNAWAY BUNNY, Margaret Wise Brown

FAITHFUL ELEPHANTS, Tsuthiya


MAIN IDEA

BALCKBERRIES IN THE DARK, Mavis Jukes

IRA SLEEPS OVER, Bernard Waber

POLAR EXPRESS, Chris Van Allsburg

THE DOORBELL RANG, Pat Hutchins

THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD, Watty Piper

TACKY THE PENGUIN, Helen Lester

I WISH I COULD FLY, Ron Harris


POINT OF VIEW

VOICES IN THE PARK, by Anthony Browne

THE PAIN AND THE GREAT ONE, Judy Blume

THE TWO BAD ANTS, Chris Van Allsburg

PRINCE CINDERS, Babette Cole

IRA SLEEPS OVER, Bernard Waber

THE THREE LITTLE PIGS, James Marshall

CINDERELLA, Charles Perrault

THE TRUE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS, Jon Scieszka

EARRINGS, Judith Viorst

TWO BAD ANTS, Chris Van Allsburg

VOICES OF THE ALAMO, Sherry Garland

MY SECRET CAMERA: LIFE IN THE LODZ GHETTO, Frank Dabba Smith

VOICES FROM THE FIELD: CHILDREN OF MIGRANT FARMWORKERS TELL THEIR

STORIES, Interviews and photography by S. Beth Atkin

VOICES OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR: STORIES OF MEN, WOMEN, AND CHILDREN

WHO LIVED THROUGH THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATE, Kendall Haven

VOICES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: STORIES OF MEN, WOMEN, AND CHILDREN

WHO FORGED OUR NATION, Kendall Haven

VOICES FROM THE TRAIL OF TEARS, edited by Vicki Rozema

WHEN THIS CRUEL WAR IS OVER: THE CIVIL WAR HOME FRONT, Duane Damon

WORDS WEST: VOICES OF YOUNG PIONEERS, Ginger Wadsworth

THE CIRCUIT

THE BEST LOVE POEMS EVER: A COLLECTION OF POETRY’S MOST ROMANTIC

VOICES, edited by David Rohlfing

BIG TALK: POEMS FOR FOUR VOICES, Paul Fleischman

I AM PHOENIX: POEMS FOR TWO VOICES, Paul Fleischman

HOLOCAUST MEMORIES: SPEAKING THE TRUTH, compiled by Elaine Landau

IF THE SHOE FITS: VOICES FROM CINDERELLA, Laura Whipple (poetry)

JOYFUL NOISE: POEMS FOR TWO VOICES, Paul Fleischman

NATIVE UNIVERSE: VOICES OF INDIAN AMERICA, edited by Gerald McMaster and Clifford E. Trafzer

QUIET STORM: VOICES OF YOUNG BLACK POETS, selected by Lydia Omolala Okutoro

SLAVE NARRATIVE: THE JOURNEY TO FREEDOM, compiled by Elaine Landau

THROUGH A NIGHT OF HORRORS: VOICES FROM THE 1900 GALVESTON STORM, edited by Casey Edward Greene

VOICES AND VISIONS: A COLLECTION OF PRIMARY SOURCES, compiled by William L. Shulman

VOICES: POETRY AND ART FROM AROUND THE WORLD, selected by Barbara Brenner

THE JOLLY POSTMAN, Janet and Allan Ahlberg

DEEP IN THE FOREST, Brinton Turkle

THE THREE BEARS, Paul Galdone

GEORGE AND MARTHA books, Harry Allard/James Marshall

CHICKEN SOUP SERIES

TEEN INK SERIES


SEQUENCING

ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD,VERY BAD DAY, Judith Viorst

THE SNOWY DAY, Ezra Jack Keats

THE THREE LITTLE PIGS, Paul Galdone

THE GINGERBREAD MAN – In the Grimm’s collection

NAPPING HOUSE, Audrey and Don Wood

THE TINY SEED, Eric Carle

THE LITTLE RED HEN, Paul Galdone

TEENY TINY WOMAN, Jill Bennett

LOVE YOU FOREVER, Robert Munsch

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR, Eric Carle

GOODNIGHT OWL, Pat Hutchins

COOKIE’S WEEK, Cindy Ward

HECKEDY PEG, Audrey Wood

TIKKI, TIKKI, TEMBO, Arlene Mosel


DRAWING CONCLUSIONS/PREDICTING OUTCOMES

JUMANJI, Chris Van Allsburg

PAPER BAG PRINCESS, Robert Munsch – in Munschworks

THE ELEVENTH HOUR, Graeme Base

ON A MONDAY WHEN IT RAINED, Cherryl Kachenmeister

WHAT CAN IT BE (RIDDLES ABOUT OUR BODIES), Jacqueline Ball

IS YOUR MAMA A LLAMA?, Deborah Guarino

DADDY CAN YOU PLAY WITH ME? Harriet Ziefert

THE PUMPKIN SMASHER, Anita Benarde

THIS LITTLE PIGGY, Susan Hellard

I WENT WALKING, Sue Williams

CATWINGS, Ursula K. LeGuin


PREDICTING OUTCOME

CLICK, CLACK, MOO, Doreen Cronin

THE SWEETEST FIG, Chris Van Allsburg

TUESDAY, David Wiesner

MYSTERIES OF HARRIS BURDICK, Chris Van Allsburg

THE Z WAS ZAPPED, Chris Van Allsburg

ARE YOU THERE, BABY BEAR?, Catherine Walters

BARK, GEORGE Jules Feiffer

THE FORTUNE-TELLERS, Lloyd Alexander

GINGERBREAD BABY, Jan Brett

HECKEDY PEG, Audrey Wood

I LOVE TO EAT BUGS, Strejan

THE NIGHT JOURNEY, Dowling

NOT IN THE HOUSE, NEWTON!, Judith Heide Gilliland

TOPS AND BOTTOMS, Janet Stevens

DEAR MRS. LARUE: LETTERS FROM OBEDIENCE SCHOOL, Mark Teague

SEVEN BLIND MICE, Ed Young


WORD STUDY

THE KING WHO RAINED, Fred Gwynne

A CACHE OF JEWELS (nouns), Ruth Heller

A CHOCOLATE MOOSE FOR DINNER, Fred Gwynne

THE SIXTEEN HAND HORSE, Fred Gwynne

IN A PICKLE AND OTHER FUNNY IDIOMS, Marvin Terban

QUICK AS A CRICKET (similes), Audrey Wood

ON MONDAY WHEN IT RAINED (words that describe feeling), Cherryl
Kachenmeister

ROSIE’S WALK (prepositions), Pat Hutchins

WE’RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT, (sound words), Michael Rosin

THE BOOK OF PEGERICKS, Arnold Lobel

AMELIA BEDELIA (multi-meaning words), Peggy Parrish

WORMS WIGGLE (active verbs), David Pelham and Michael Foreman

TURNIPS FOR DINNER (active verbs), Joy Cowley

SLITHER, SWOOP, SWING (active verbs), Alex Ayliffe

KNOW WHAT? NO, WHAT?, Arline and Joseph Baum

ONE WHOLE DOUGHNUT, ONE DOUGHNUT HOLE, Valjean McLenighan


ELABORATION

SAM’S SANDWICH, David Pelham (great metaphor for “juicing up” writing)


CHARACTERIZATION / CHARACTER TRAITS

SARAH PLAIN AND TALL, Patricia MacLachlan

THE PAIN AND THE GREAT ONE, Judy Blume

STREGA NONA, Tomie dePaola

AN ANTEATER NAMED ARTHUR, Bernard Waber

SHEEP IN A JEEP, Nancy Shaw

CLIFFORD books, Norman Bridwell

AMELIA BEDELIA, Peggy Parrish

CURIOUS GEORGE books, H.A. Rey

MADELINE books, Ludwig von Bemelmans

BUBBA AND BEAU, Kathi Appelt


EXPRESSIVE NARRATIVE (TAAS)

JUMANJI, Chris Van Allsburg

CHARLOTTE’S WEB, E.B. White

RUBY THE COPYCAT, Peggy Rathmann

IF YOU WERE A WRITER, Joan Nixon

Bill Wallace books – Good for setting

THE DAY JIMMY’S BOA ATE THE WASH, Trinka Hakes Noble*

BFG, Roald Dahl

NUMBER THE STARS, Lois Lowry (Young Adult Novel)

TWO GLASS BUTTONS

KING BIDGOOD’S IN THE BATHTUB, Don and Audrey Wood

THE LITTLE RED HEN, Byron Barton

FROG AND TOAD books, Arnold Lobel

GEORGE AND MARTHA books, Harry Allard/James Marshall

ARTHUR, books, Marc Brown

WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE, Maurice Sendak

THE ENORMOUS WATERMELON

SUSANNAH OF THE ALAMO, John Jakes

THE PATCHWORK QUILT, Valerie Flournoy

HAVE YOU SEEN MY DUCKLING?, Nancy Tafuri

CATWINGS, Ursula K. Le Guin

THE GOOD-LUCK PENCIL, Diane Stanley

CARL GOES SHOPPING (wordless), Alexandra Day

AUNT ISABEL TELLS A GOOD ONE, Kate Duke

IMOGENE’S ANTLERS, David Small

THE MITTEN, Jan Brett

LITTLE MISS MUFFET, Ian Beck

THE COMPLETED HICKORY DICKORY DOCK, Jim Aylesworth

SYLVESTER AND THE MAGIC PEBBLE, William Steig

CHARLIE ANDERSON, Barbara Abercrombie

GUESS WHO MY FAVORITE PERSON IS, Byrd Baylor

CHRYSANTHEMUM, Kevin Henkes

BORREGUITA AND THE COYOTE, Verna Aardema

THE SIGNMAKER’S ASSISTANT, Tedd Arnold

MIRETTE ON THE HIGH WIRE, Emily McCully


INFORMATIVE NARRATIVE (HOW-TO)

IF YOU WERE A WRITER, Joan Nixon

HOW A BOOK IS MADE, Aliki

PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY, Nadine B. Westcott

LITTLE BLUE AND LETTLE YELLOW, Leo Lionni

THE QUICKSAND BOOK, Tomie dePaola

GROWING VEGETABLE SOUP, Lois Ehlert

GRANDFATHER TANGS’S STORY, Ann Tompert

THE POPCORN BOOK, Tomie dePaola

THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS series, Joanna Cole

GALIMOTA, Karen Lynn Williams

WATCH OUT FOR THE FEET IN YOUR CHICKEN SOUP, Tomie dePaola

IT ZWIBBLE AND THE GREATEST CLEANUP EVER

CRANBERRY THANKSGIVING, Wende Devlin

PANCAKES, PANCAKES, Eric Carle

THE BLUE BALLOON, Mick Inkpen

HOW TO HIDE AN OCTOPUS, Ruth Heller

MISS TIZZY, Libba Gray

MESSAGES IN THE MAILBOX: HOW TO WRITE A LETTER, Loreen Leedy

BEAN AND PLANT, Christine Back

FROM SEED TO PLANT, Gail Gibbons


DESCRIPTION

THE ELEPHANT’S CHILD, Rudyard Kipling – In the Just So Stories

TWO BAD ANTS, Chris Van Allsburg

JUMANJI, Chris Van Allsburg

MANY LUSCIOUS LOLLIPOPS (adjectives), Ruth Heller

ONION JOHN, Joseph Krumgold

Gary Paulsen books

SAINT GEORGE AND THE DRAGON, Margaret Hodges

THE TEACHER FROM THE BLACK LAGOON, Mike Thaler

HAILSTONES AND HALIBUT BONES, Mary O’Neill (2 copies)* *GO AWAY, BIG GREEN MONSTER, Ed Emberley

QUICK AS A CRICKET, Audrey Wood

THE EYES OF GRAY WOLF, Jonathan London

BROWN BEAR, BROWN BEAR, Bill Martin, Jr.

I LOVE YOU—GOODNIGHT

OWL MOON, Jane Yolen

THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS series, Joanna Cole

THE PINCIPAL FROM THE BLACK LAGOON, Mike Thaler

SERENDIPITY books, Stephen Cosgrove

WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE, Maurice Sendak

TAR BEACH, Faith Ringgold

HARRY AND THE TERRIBLE WHATZIT, Dick Gackenbach

SHOES, Elizabeth Winthrop

GOODNESS GRACIOUS, Phil Cummings

WHO SAID RED?, Mary Serfozo

THE DESERT IS THEIRS, Byrd Baylor

THE BEST TOWN IN THE WORLD, Byrd Baylor

KNOTS ON A COUNTING ROPE, Bill Martin

HOME PLACE, Crescent Dragonwagon

NORTH COUNTRY NIGHT, Daniel San Souci


FACT AND OPINION

I WILL NEVER NOT EVER EAT A TOMATO, Lauren Child

BRAVE IRENE, William Steig

RINGS!, Judith Viorst

ALEXANDER, WHO USED TO BE RICH LAST SUNDAY, Judith Viorst

SOMEBODY AND THE THREE BLAIRS, Marilyn Tolhurst

SHREK!, William Steig

WHAT IS A WISE BIRD LIKE YOU DOING IN A SILLY TALE LIKE THIS?, Uri Shulevitz

THE STINKY CHEESEMAN, Jon Sceiska


COMPARE AND CONTRAST

LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD

THE THREE LITTLE PIGS, Paul Galdone

LON PO PO, Ed Young

ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VRY BAD DAY, Judith Viorst

SOMEBODY AND THE THREE BLAIRS, Marilyn Tolhurst

YEH-SHEN (a Chinese Cinderella story), Ai-Ling Douie

THE TRUE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS, Jon Scieszka

THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE, C.S. Lewis - novel

TRUE CONFESSIONS OF CHARLOTTE DOYLE, Avi - novel

THE SECRET GARDEN, Frances Hodgson Burnett - novel

ONION JOHN, Joseph Krumgold – novel

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Roald Dahl

LITTLE WOMEN, Louisa May Alcott

THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER, Mark Twain

MUFARO’S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS, John Steptoe

ROUGH-FACE GIRL, Rafe Martin *BIG AL, Andrew Clements

HEY, AL, Arthur Yorinks

FROG AND TOAD books, Arnold Lobel

SLEEPING UGLY, Jane Yolen

TODAY WAS A TERRIBLE DAY, Patricia Reilly Giff

CINDERELLA, Nicola Baxter

PRINCESS FURBALL, Charlotte Huck

THE THREE BEARS, Byron Barton

DEEP IN THE FOREST, Brinton Turkle

RUBY, Maggie Glen

CORDUROY, Don Freeman

GOOD AS NEW, Barbara Douglass

THE LITTLE RED HEN, Byron, Barton

“NOT NOW,” SAID THE COW, Joanne Oppenheim

MISS NELSON IS MISSING, Harry Allard/James Marshall

PEOPLE, Peter Spier

FLOSSIE AND THE FOX, Patricia McKissack

BLUEBERRIES FOR SAL, Robert McCloskey

THE ARABOOLIES OF LIBERTY STREET, Sam Swope

PIGGIES, Don and Audrey Wood

A WISH FOR WINGS THAT WORK, Berkeley Breathed

THE TALKING EGGS, Robert D. San Souci

BERENSTAIN BEARS AND GOOD MANNERS, Stan and Jan Berenstain

THE WUMP WORLD, Bill Peet

COUNTRY MOUSE AND CITY MOUSE, John Wallner

TACKY THE PENGUIN, Helen Lester

EAST OF THE SUN, WEST OF THE MOON, Laszlo Gal

THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES, Han Christian Anderson

THE PRINCIPAL’S NEW CLOTHES, Stephanie Calmenson

THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, Janet Stevens

THE COWOY AND THE BLACK-EYED PEA, Tony Johnston

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, (upside down tales), Tim Paulson

CINDERELLA, (upside down tales), Bill Shorto

THE GUNNYWOLF, A. Delaney

THE GUNNIWOLF, Wilhelmina Harper

CHICKEN LITTLE, Steven Kellogg

WHEN I WAS YOUNG IN THE MOUNTAINS, Cynthia Rylant


PERSUASION

THOMAS’ SNOWSUIT, Robert Munsch – in Munschworks

MORTIMER, Robert Munsch– in Munschworks* MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN, Jean Craighead George

A WRINKLE IN TIME, Madeline L’Engle

ALEXANDER, WHO USED TO BE RICH LAST SUNDAY, Judith Viorst – in collection

CHARLOTTE’S WEB, E.B. White

EARRINGS, Judith Viorst

JUST A DREAM, Chris Van Allsburg

THE LORAX, Dr. Seuss

THE TRUE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS, Jon Scieszka

CORDUROY, Don Freeman

A POCKET FOR CORDUROY, Don Freeman

JULIUS, THE BABY OF THE WORLD, Kevin Henkes

THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF, Paul Galdone

THE HUNDRED PENNY BOX, Sharon Bell Mathis

A WISH FOR WINGS THAT WORK, Berkeley Breathed

PURPLE, GREEN, AND YELLOW, Robert Munsch

THE GREAT KAPOK TREE, Lynne Cherry

I HATE MY BIG BROTHER HARRY

WHO BELONGS HERE?, Mary Knight

SAVE MY RAINFOREST, Monica Zak

RUBY, Maggie Glen

FOUR DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS, Eric Kimmel

DEAR MRS. LARUE: LETTERS FROM OBEDIENCE SCHOOL, Mark Teague


PUNS

IT LOOKS A LOT LIKE REINDEER, Brian Cleary

YOU NEVER SAUSAGE LOVE, Brian Cleary


SIMILE

QUICK AS A CRICKET, Audrey Wood

COLOR ME A RHYME, Jane Yolen

SWING AROUND THE SUN, Barbara Juster Esbensen

LET’S GET A PUP! SAID KATE, Bob Graham

THE GIRL WHO LOVED HORSES, Paul Goble

CHANTICLEER AND THE FOX, Geoffrey Chaucer and Barbara Perry

THE EYES OF THE GRAY WOLF, Jonathon London

TEN-SECOND RAINSHOWERS: POEMS BY YOUNG PEOPLE, Compiled by Sandford Lyne

FEARLESS FERNIE: HANGING OUT WITH FERNIE AND ME, Gary Soto


METAPHOR

SWING AROUND THE SUN, Barbara Juster Esbensen

LET’S GET A PUP! SAID KATE, Bob Graham

THE GIRL WHO LOVED HORSES, Paul Goble

CHANTICLEER AND THE FOX, Geoffrey Chaucer and Barbara Perry

THE EYES OF THE GRAY WOLF, Jonathon London*

TEN-SECOND RAINSHOWERS: POEMS BY YOUNG PEOPLE, Compiled by Sandford Lyne*

FEARLESS FERNIE: HANGING OUT WITH FERNIE AND ME, Gary Soto*

THE ROUGH-FACED GIRL, Rafe Martin

ENCOUNTER Jane Yolen

UP NORTH at the CABIN by Marsha Chall

COME ON, RAIN by Karen Hesse

KNOTS ON A COUNTING ROPE, Bill Martin


COLOR

HAILSTONES AND HALIBUTS (Poetry), Mary O’Neill

COLOR ME A RHYME, Jane Yolen


MAGERY

SILVER SEEDS, Paul Paolilli and Dan Brewer

SWING AROUND THE SUN, Barbara Juster Esbensen

COLOR ME A RHYME, Jane Yolen

WORDS WITH WINGS: A TREASURY OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN POETRY AND ART, selected by Belinda Rochelle


HYPERBOLE

WORDS WITH WINGS: A TREASURY OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN POETRY AND ART, selected by Belinda Rochelle


PERSONIFICATION

SWING AROUND THE SUN, Barbara Juster Esbensen

THERE’S A HAIR IN MY DIRT, Gary Larson

THE LITTLE HOUSE, Virginia Lee Burton

WORDS WITH WINGS: A TREASURY OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN POETRY AND ART, selected by Belinda Rochelle

THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT, Edward Lear


DIALOGUE

LET’S GET A PUP! SAID KATE, Bob Graham

YO! YES?, Chris Raschka

PINK AND SAY, Patricia Polacco

THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT, Edward Lear


ONOMATOPOEIA

THE TRUCKER, Brenda and Mark Weatherby*

A DIRTY PILE OF LAUNDRY: POEMS IN DIFFERENCT VOICES, selected by Paul B. Janeczko


ALLITERATION

SOME SMUG SLUG, Pamela Edwards

MY MAMA HAD A DANCING HEART, Libba Moore Gray

HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS, Dr. Seuss

PRINCE CINDERS, Babette Cole


FLASHBACK

GRANDFATHER’S JOURNEY, Allen Say

THE WRECK OF THE ZEPHYR, Chris Van Allsburg

PINK AND SAY, Patricia Polacco


FORESHADOWING

THE STRANGER, Chris Van Allsburg


INFERENCE

MIRETTE ON THE HIGH WIRE, Emily Arnold McCully

THE GARDEN OF ABDUL GASAZI, Chris Van Allsburg


IRONY

THE FROG PRINCE CONTINUED, Jon Scieszka

THERE’S A HAIR IN MY DIRT, Gary Larson

PINK AND SAY, Patricia Polacco


SYMBOLISM **

PINK AND SAY, Patricia Polacco

RUMPELSTILSKIN’S DAUGHTER, Diane Stanley

FEATHERS AND FOOLS, Mem Fox

FLY AWAY HOME, by Eve Bunting