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Island of the Blue Dolphins

• <b>Author:</b> Scott O'Dell<p>Far off the coast of California looms a harsh rock known as the island of San Nicholas. Dolphins flash in the blue waters around it, sea otter play in the vast kep beds, and sea elephants loll on the stony beaches.<p>Here, in the early 1800s, according to history, an Indian girl …

A Rite of Swords (Book #7 in the Sorcerer's Ring)

• <b>Author:</b> Morgan Rice<p>“THE SORCERER’S RING has all the ingredients for an instant success: plots, counterplots, mystery, valiant knights, and blossoming relationships replete with broken hearts, deception and betrayal. It will keep you entertained for hours, and will satisfy all ages. Recommended for …

Holes

• <b>Author:</b> Louis Sachar<p><b>Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award! This #1 New York Times bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look.</b><p>Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his …

The 6 Best Science Lessons From Breaking Bad

Goodbye, BB. Thanks for the education. (Don't worry—there are no final-season spoilers here!)<p>The tale of Walter White, high-school chemistry teacher turned meth kingpin, ended on Sunday, leaving us with only memories, an almost preposterously high body count, and <i>science</i>. _Breaking Bad _wasn't …

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Learn all about ClassDojo ♥

ClassDojo connects teachers with students and parents to build amazing classroom communities<p>Create a positive culture<p>Teachers can encourage students …

Education Technology

My 7 Favorite Tech Tools for My Class

So many of my Tweeps have been sharing some of their favorite tech tools that they use in their classroom so I figure I might as well too! In no …

Farm to School Month

Farm to School Month Partners<p>Every year, organizations, schools and partners from across the country join us in spreading the word about National …

April Book of the Month

Blog<p>| 29th April 2016 | Blog<p>We have received such fantastic books from our publisher supporters recently that we really couldn’t choose just one, so …

'The Book Thief' Movie Stills

My Favorite Children's Books

Picture a chubby eight-year-old girl tucked up reading in the corner of a sturdy, comfortable sofa in a living room in Southport Connecticut in the later 40s and early 50s. That would be me. Reading was my hobby, my sport and my activity of choice. It was the prime pleasure of my days, an unfailing …

How to Make School Better for Boys

Start by acknowledging that boys are languishing while girls are succeeding.<p>I recently appeared on MSNBC’s <i>The Cycle</i> to discuss the new edition of my book <i>The War Against Boys</i>. The four hosts were having none of it. A <i>war</i> on <i>boys</i>? They countered with the wage gap and the prominence of men across the …

10 Beautiful Posters Inspired by the Books of Roald Dahl

Today is Roald Dahl’s birthday. The beloved author’s reputation is, according to some commentators, undergoing a decline. But just this past summer, …

New York librarian fired after speaking up for child who read too much

A New York librarian was fired from her job after standing up for a child who liked to read.<p>Lita Casey, who worked as an aide at the Hudson Falls …

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HarperCollins Signs New Katherine Applegate Series

Intrigued by the word, Applegate dashed off a brief, vague book proposal based on it, and sent it to her agent, who liked the idea. “This is the …

Children's Book Review: The Misadventures of Salem Hyde: Spelling Trouble by Frank Cammuso. Abrams/Amulet, $14.95 (96p) ISBN 978-1-4197-0804-6

The Misadventures of Salem Hyde: Spelling Trouble<p>Frank Cammuso. Abrams/Amulet, $14.95 (96p) ISBN 978-1-4197-0804-6<p>More By and About This Author<p>Salem …

Common Core: Either you’re against this new push for academic standards and testing, or you’ve never heard of it.

Everywhere you look these days, people are getting angry over something called the “Common Core.” A Baltimore parent protesting against it was …

A bookseller lists some of her favorite picture books of the fall season.

It’s that time of year again, when carton upon carton of new, yummy books stream into the store. As overwhelmed as we can get with trying to find the …