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Outside My Window by Linda Ashman

Learners make global connections by comparing and contrasting views from around the world.

A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin

  Summary A mooncake is a Chinese pastry that is popular during the Mid-Autumn Festival.  The festival celebrates the harvest when the moon is full. The combination of the moon and the mooncake inspired Grace Lin to write A Big Mooncake for Little Star….

Snails Are Just My Speed! A Toon Book by Kevin McCloskey

Summary Do you have the book¬†Snails Are Just My Speed!¬†by Kevin McCloskey in your collection? If not, I highly recommend getting a few copies. Learners and educators are going to love this book. As the stamp on the left-hand corner of the cover implies,…

Thank You, Earth: A Love Letter To Our Planet by April Pulley Sayre

Summary Think of a time when your whole being fully appreciated nature. What did you see? What did you hear? In Thank You, Earth: A Love Letter To Our Planet, we see incredible images of our beautiful home. Gorgeous photos of plants, animals and landscapes…

The Nantucket Sea Monster: A Fake News Story by Darcy Pattison

Summary Do you believe everything you read in newspapers? What if you read a news report about a monster living in the sea? Would you believe the story? In 1937, The Inquirer and Mirror published sea monster sightings in Nantucket. After large webbed footprints…

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