10/4/16

clarahow: (closeup!clara)
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Knock, Knock: My Dad's Dream for Me by Daniel Beaty

wanted:
Peggy: A Brave Chicken on a Big Adventure by Anna Walker
Angelina Ballerina by Katharine Holabird
Princess Grace by Mary Hoffman
The Great Big Book of Families by Mary Hoffman
Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman by Marc Tyler Nobleman
My Daddy, Martin Luther King, Jr. by Martin Luther King III
Princess Super Kitty by Antoinette Portis
Dad, Jackie, and Me by Myron Uhlberg
The Adventures of Sparrowboy by Brian Pinkney
Stella Brings the Family by Miriam B. Schiffer
The Fiesta Dress: A Quinceanera Tale by Caren Nelly McCormack
Tough Chicks by Cece Meng
Elizabeti's Doll by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen
Mama Elizabeti by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen
Jacob's New Dress by Sarah and Ian Hoffman
The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale
Freedom Summer by Deborah Wiles
Zapata Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off! by Jacqueline Jules
Dear Malala, We Stand With You by Rosemary McCarney
Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan: Two Stories of Bravery by Jeanette Winter
Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave by Laban Carrick Hill
Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita by Angela Dominguez

(religious themes/content)
God's Dream by Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford

(upper elementary/ middle level)
How I Discovered Poetry by Marilyn Nelson
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
Ms. Marvel, #1: Meta Morphosis
Ms. Marvel, #2: Generation Why
Ms. Marvel, #3: Crushed
Ms. Marvel, #4: Last Days
What is a Superhero? by Robin S. Rosenberg
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

(caregiver reference)

Additional/Unread Reference Possibilities
The Graphic Novel Classroom: POWerful Teaching and Learning with Images by Maureen Bakis
Opening Minds: Using Language to Change Lives by Peter H. Johnston

It's vital that we support young children's reading in ways that nurture healthy reading identities, that foster an attraction to books and a love of reading, and that teach them how make meaning in any text they choose, whether or not they can read the words.
-Kathy Collins and Matt Glover