2016-2017 RESOURCES

28 Days: Moments in Black History that Changed the World.  By Charles R. Smith, Jr.  Illustrated by Shane W. Evans.

Macmillan Publishers - Book Website: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781596438200

Adventures with Waffles.  By Maria Parr.  Illustrated by Kate Forrester.

Candlewick Press - Book Website: http://www.candlewick.com/cat.asp?browse=Title&mode=book&isbn=0763672815&pix=n

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind.  By William Kamkwamba.  Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon.

Moving Windmills - Moving Windmills Project: http://www.movingwindmills.org/

TED Talk - William Kamkwamba: How I harnessed the wind: https://www.ted.com/talks/william_kamkwamba_how_i_harnessed_the_wind?language=enMoving

Circus Mirandus.  By Cassie Beasley.

Circus Mirandus Website: http://www.circusmirandus.com/

Penguin - Educator's Guide: http://www.penguin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/CircusMirandus_EducatorsGuide_16_4p_FORWEB.pdf

Storypath - Circus Mirandus: http://storypath.upsem.edu/circus-mirandus/

Crenshaw.  By Katherine Applegate.

Macmillan Children's Publishing - Book Website: http://www.mackidsbooks.com/crenshaw/

YouTube - Book Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23bB4QtK68Q

Macmillan - A Teacher's Guide to Crenshaw: http://images.macmillan.com/folio-assets/teachers-guides/9781250043238TG.pdf

The Crossover.  By Kwame Alexander.

Kwame Alexander - Book Website: http://kwamealexander.com/product/f/BOOKS/10

Dear Pope Francis: The Pope Answers Letters from Children Around the World.  By Pope Francis.

Loyola Press - Book Website: http://www.loyolapress.com/general/dear-pope-francis

El Deafo.  By Cece Bell.

YouTube - Cece Bell talkes about El Deafo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cnj5STG0SZo

YouTube - The Inside Story of El Deafo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5vx-V8SFL4

Fish in a Tree.  By Lynda Mullaly Hunt.

Lynda Mullaly Hunt - Book Website: http://www.lyndamullalyhunt.com/books/fish-in-a-tree/

Penguin - Educator's Guide: http://www.penguin.com/static/images/yr/pdf/FishInATree_lessonplans_Final_LR.pdf

Follow Follow: A Book of Reverso Poems.  By Marilyn Singer.  Illustrated by Josee Masse.

Kenn Nesbitt's Poetry4kids: http://www.poetry4kids.com/lessons/how-to-write-a-backward-poem/

Brightly - Reverso Poetry: Writing Verse in Reverse: http://www.readbrightly.com/reverso-poetry-writing-verse-reverse/

Greenglass House.  By Kate Milford.  Illustrated by Jaime Zollars.

Kate Milford - Book Website: http://clockworkfoundry.com/books/greenglass-house/

A Handful of Stars.  By Cynthia Lord.

Cynthia Lord - Book Website: http://www.cynthialord.com/handful-of-stars.html

Hiawatha and the Peacemaker.  By Robbie Robertson.  Illustrated by David Shannon.

YouTube - Book Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4eEy0sWAHs

Onondaga Nation - History of Hiawatha: http://www.onondaganation.org/history/

Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk. By Liesl Shurtliff.

Liesl Shurtliff - Book Website: http://lieslshurtliff.com/jack/

YouTube - Book Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Knlb9MZkYJU

The Key to Extraordinary.  By Natalie Lloyd.

Natalie Lloyd - Book Website: https://natalielloyd.com/books/the-key-to-extraordinary/

YouTube - Book Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEu5evER12I

A Night Divided.  By Jennifer A. Nielsen.

History.com - Berlin Wall: http://www.history.com/topics/cold-war/berlin-wall

Berlin Wall Memorial - Berlin Wall: http://www.berliner-mauer-gedenkstaette.de/en/the-berlin-wall-10.html

Jump! Mag - A YouTube History Lesson for Kids – The Berlin Wall: http://jumpmag.co.uk/berlin-wall/

Pax. By Sara Pennypacker.  Illustrated by Jon Klassen.

HarperCollins - Book Website: http://findpax.com/

Sara Pennypacker - Discussion Guide: http://www.sarapennypacker.com/paxdiscussionguide.pdf

Stella by Starlight.  By Sharon M. Draper.

Sharon Draper - Book Website: https://www.sharondraper.com/library/stella-by-starlight

Sharon Draper - Study Guide: https://www.sharondraper.com/resources/stella-by-starlight

Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall.  By Anita Silvey.

Anita Silvey - Educator's Guide: http://www.anitasilvey.com/images/pdf/UntamedTGSilvey.pdf#zoom=70

Roots & Shoots: https://www.rootsandshoots.org/

The War that Saved My Life.  By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley.

Penguin - Educator's Guide: http://www.penguin.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/WarThatSavedMyLife_Guide_15_4p_LR.pdf

YouTube - Author Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xAmfyTzSyX0


Lectio Book Awards Nominee List 24 25.pdf
2024-2025 Tracking chart.pdf