Curious George

by H.A. Rey

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Curious George – Counting Game

AUD Curious George (sound recording)

E REY Curious George by H.A. Rey
E REY Curious George at School by H.A. Rey (Journey -1st Grade)
E REY Pretzel by Margaret Rey, ill. by H.A. Rey
B REY The journey that saved Curious George : the true wartime escape of Margret and H.A. Rey / by Louise Borden ; illustrated by Allan Drummond.

VID Curious George Rides a Bike (Videorecording)

Videos (Online)
Curious George – Netflix

Curious George.About the Reys| PBS KIDS
Biography about the authors who wrote Curious George

Curious George – Book-A-Day Almanac

Curious George: Celebrate Reading with Curious George!
Curious Day Kit, Story hour with George Resources

Curious George- Home| PBS KIDS
Games, Printables, Video Clips, Parents & Teachers

Curious George – Teachervision

Educators and Librarians Activity Time – Lesson Plans
Lesson Plan for the book “Journey that Saved Curious George”

Literature “Curious George” – eThemes


Creepy Carrots

By Aaron Reynolds, illustrated by Peter Brown
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Books by Aaron Reynold
Joey Fly, private eye (GN)
Carnivores (E)
Pirates vs. Cowboys (E)
Snowbots (E)

Books by Peter Brown
Children Make Terrible Pets (E)
Curious Garden (E)
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild (E)
You Will be My Friend! (E)

The Creepy Carrots Zone on Vimeo

Illustrator Peter Brown gives an inside look at the art he created for this book

Beyond the Book Storytimes: May 2013
Steven uses props while reading this story

Teacher Librarian – Creepy Carrots


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by Don Freeman


Books by Don Freeman
Gregory’s Shadow
Mop Top
Pocket for Corduroy

Corduroy – Reading Pioneers

Literature guide

Corduroy – Live Oak Media
Activity Guide

Corduroy Literature Unit

Don Freeman >> The Story Behind Corduroy

Journal for Corduroy: Responding to Literatur ReadWriteThink

Varsity Tutors – Don Freeman @Web English Teacher

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

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by Judi Barrett


Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
Lesson plan about precipatation (Grade 4)

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Lesson plans about Human, Natural and Capital resources, Idioms and Newspaper writing prompt

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Literature Unit
Literature Unit (Grades 2-4)

Summarizing: cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (Leson Plan) –

Varsity Tutors – Judi Barrett @ Web English Teacher

A Chair for My Mother

by Vera Williams

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Chair for My Mother – YouTube

A Chair for My Mother – Book-A-Day almanac

A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams Children’s Book Review
Discusses other books in the “Chair series” and other links about this story

Character Infused After School Lessons – A Chair for my Mother

Econedlink – A Chair for My Mother Lesson

Kid’s Econ Posters: Elementary Lessons and 6 Economic and Financial Posters for Teaching Economic Concepts
Use this books as an example for the economics concept of Saving.

Economic lesson plan for Understanding the Concept of Earning and Saving


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Author – Aaron Reynolds, Illustrator – Dan Santat

Print the activity sheets from Chroniclebooks

Book Trailer – YouTube 

Author’s Website – Aaron Reynolds

Illustrator Website – Dan Santat

Review#400 – Kid Lit Reviews

STEM Read – Carnivores

All Aboard the Dinotrain

by Deb Lund, illustrations by Howard Fine

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Dinosaur train – PBS

Book – Online
Tumblebook – Franklin-Springboro Public Library (Digital Library)  

All aboard the Dinotrain – Scholastic

Deb Lund

Howard Fine

Blueberries for Sal

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by Robert McCloskey

Blueberries for Sal Printables – Home School Creations
Ready to Print – Download the Blueberries for Sal Printables

Blueberries for Sal – Miss Yumi

Blueberries for Sal
Literature Guide

Blueberries for Sal – Discussion Questions

Blueberries for Sal – Discussion Guide by Jennifer Lee Richards

Beneath the Sun

by Melissa Stewart

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Award – Outstanding Science Trade Book 2016

Subjects – Sun/Heat, Animal Adaptations, Animals – Black Swallowtail, Crayfish, Earthworm, Fiddler Crabs, Frogs, Golden Eagle, Herring Gull, Horned Lizard, Jackrabbit, Osprey, Ringtail, Sea anemones, Sea Stars, Siren Salamanders, Spittlebug, Tadpoles, Turkey Vulture, Woodchuck

Vivid Verbs

Tag Talk #5 – Beneath the Sun
Student gives book report and tells why he really liked this book

Melissa Stewart – Vivid Verbs

Beneath the sun – Curriculm Guide

Ben and Me

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by Robert Lawson
Books by Robert Lawson
Ben and Me
Rabbit Hill
They were strong and good

Ben and Me – Disney

Common Sense Press – Ben and Me
Vocabulary and Discussion Questions

EdHelper – Ben and Me (required subscription/password)

Hotchalk – Ben and Me lesson Plan

Literature Guide – Ben and Me – Mrs. Lecklider

Making History Grant – 5th grade – Ben Franklin
Lessons and worksheets for this book and several others about Ben Franklin

Rising People: Benjamin Franklin and the Americans
Teacher’s Workshop Lesson Plans – 5th grade

Showing Credit Where Credit Might Be Due – WritingFx