Monday, December 5, 2016

December

Holiday Gift Guide: Build a Children's Book Library in Every Room!  

Share with parents the importance of books in the home!  
Scholastic Reading Club editors created a “top book picks” list for every room in the home and every age group from ages 0-17.  
Share this holiday gift list to help find the right book for every child. Happy Holidays!
CHILD’S BEDROOM
  • 0-5 years: How to Dress a Dragon by Thelma Lynne Godin, illustrated by Eric Barclay
  • 6-8 years: Goodnight, Grizzle Grump by Aaron Blecha
  • 9-11 years: Jingle by Gordon Korman
  • 12-14 years: Camp Midnight by Steven T. Seagle, illustrated by Jason Katzenstein
  • 15-17 years: Aristotle & Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe  by Benjaamin Alire Sáenz
FAMILY/LIVING ROOM
PLAYROOM
HOME OFFICE
DINING ROOM
  • 0-5 years: There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey! By Lucielle Colandro, illustrated by Jared D. Lee
  • 6-8 years: Judy Moody and Stink: The Wisbone Wish by Megan McDonald; illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
  • 9-11 years: Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan
  • 12-14 years: Getting Over Garrett Dulaney by Abby McDonald
  • 15-17 years:  To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
BATHROOM
KITCHEN
  • 0-5 years: If You Give a Mouse a Brownie by Laura Numeroff; llustrated by Felicia Bond
  • 6-8 years: The Cheese Experiment by Geronimo Stilton
  • 9-11 years: Pie by Sarah Weeks
  • 12-14 years: The Omnivore’s Dilemma for Young Readers by Michael Pollan
  • 15-17 years: Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley


Upcoming Professional Development


**This is in support of Essential #3 of the Essentials of Instruction in Early Literacy 
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February 23:  Research Writing Re-Wired with Dr. Troy Hicks   
*For secondary teachers of all subjects.  Click title for flyer.


March 6, 7 and 21:  Reading Apprenticeship 3 Day Workshop
* Open ONLY to Washtenaw and Livingston County. Click title for registration.


SAVE the DATE:   March 23-   Reading, Writing, Speaking and Thinking Within the Disciplines with Releah Lent.   Registration to come!  

****For registration help, please contact Teri May at 734-994-8100 ext 1222 or tmay@washtenawisd.org****