Sanchez, Anita. Karl, Get Out of the Garden! Carolus Linnaeus and the Naming of Everything. Catherine Stock, Illus. Non-fiction. Charlesbridge, 2017. 48pp. PLB $17.99. 978-1-58089-606-1. OUTSTANDING. GRADES 3-5. Lush illustrations by Catherine Stock, in pen-and-ink [continue reading]
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Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey Amato, Mary. “Riot Brothers” series. Applegate, Katherine. “Roscoe Riley Rules” series. Benton, Jim. “Victor Shmud, Total Expert” series. Boniface, William. “Ordinary Boy” series. Bruel, Nick. “Bad Kitty” series. [continue reading]
Cities and Towns (revised) Have the children design their own building using shoeboxes, cereal boxes, and other recyclables as seen here: www.kidspot.com.au/things-to-do/activities/build-a-box-city Blair, Eric. The City Mouse and the Country Mouse. Bright colors illustrate this [continue reading]
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--Linda Perkins, ALSC Past President and Distinguished Service Awardee
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--Penny Peck, San Jose State University, editor of BayNews
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