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Listen to Episode 49 – 60
August 3, 2020
Saturday, by Oge Mora, shares the special bond of a mother and daughter as they enjoy their favorite day. But can they bounce back from the setbacks they face? Find out how Ava and her mother learn to be resilient together, and how your students can too.
August 17, 2020
The Proudest Blue, by Ibtihaj Muhammad with S.K. Ali, illustrated by Hatem Aly, is a story of bravery and dignity told through the eyes of a admiring younger sister. Learn how a single sentence using personification can be used as a jumping off point for better descriptions, and a more inclusive classroom community.
August 31, 2020
The Doctor With An Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr. Patricia Bath, by Julia Finely Mosca, illustrated by Daniel Rieley, is a unique hybrid genre of biography and poetry. In this text readers learn all about Dr. Bath and the obstacles she overcame in order to achieve her goals. We also learn Dr. Bath’s approach to tackling each day with a question.
September 14, 2020
Gaston, by Kelly DiPucchio, illustrated by Christian Robinson, is the most adorable book of the decade! It’s cute, it’s smart, it’s delightful. And it’ll teach students a thing or two about using repetition in smart ways. Oh, and did I mention it’s adorable?
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