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A Sick Day for Amos McGee
A Sick Day for Amos McGee | Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead
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Zookeeper Amos McGee always makes time to visit his friends who live at the zoo until the day he stays home because he is sick.
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peytonfleming
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Review: A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead, 2010, is a Caldecott Winner and is about a zookeeper who gets sick and can't visit his animal friends at the zoo. It has some great illustrations!
Blurb: I would use this book in my classroom as a read aloud, allowing the children to see the illustrations as well as ask questions about the animals and story.
Quote: “and at sunset, read stories to the owl.“

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keetoncarter
A Sick Day for Amos McGee | Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead

Amos had lots to do at the zoo, but he always made time to visit his good friends.

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keetoncarter
A Sick Day for Amos McGee | Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead

A simple yet pretty style with a heartwarmming story

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keetoncarter
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This Caldecott winner is one of a uniquie art style. The illistrator clevorly uses color to emphasize parts of he book. Much of the background has nice detail but is in black and white, what is important has color, and the colors each mean something.

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alexblanco
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A Sick Day for Amos McGee is written by Philip C. Stead and illustrated by Erin E. Stead. This book is a Caldecott Medal award winning book. The genre is nonfiction. #ucflae3414f19 The book is about a zookeeper who goes to visit the animals at the zoo every morning at 6 a.m. One day, Amos gets sick and doesn‘t go to work. The animals all wait at the bus stop, get on the bus, and go visit Amos at his house to help him until he went to bed.

alexblanco A teaching strategy I would use for this book would be readers theater. I would assign a student to be Amos and other students to be different animals and act it out. An ESOL strategy I would use would be to use direct instruction such as modeling, explaining, scaffolding, name the strategy and show how to use it. 2mo
alexblanco By acting it out during readers theater, other students can model it for the ESOL students. I would also explain to them throughout the performance. A UDL strategy I would use would be to foster collaboration and community. I think by doing a readers theater, it would help my students work together and collaborate. 2mo
alexblanco A lesson plan I would use for this book would be this complete literature study. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/A-Sick-Day-for-Amos-McGee-by-Philip-... I think it is good because it includes cause and effect, sequence of events, and comprehension questions. 2mo
DrSpalding Direct instruction and then readers theater would work well with this award winner. 1mo
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Juliafass
A Sick Day for Amos McGee | Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead

“Amos McGee, a friendly zoo keeper, always made time to visit his good friends“

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Juliafass
A Sick Day for Amos McGee | Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead

A really sweet book that teaches children kindness, empathy, and compassion. I love these kind of books you can bring into the classroom and have a discussion about what it is to be kind.

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Juliafass
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A sick day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead and Erin E. Stead was the Caldecott award winner in 2011. This is a heart warming and just really sweet story of a cute little old man that usually visits his friends at the zoo everyday and does what they like ,and on a day where Amos is sick all his zoo friends come over and does things he likes. I personally don't like the use of so much white on the page but the specific use of color was interesting

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Dandan0131
A Sick Day for Amos McGee | Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead

I would use this book in my classroom because it talks about how sad the animals are when Amos gets sick and can‘t come to work. In the classroom we can talk about how sad your classmates get when your sick and can‘t come to school.

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Dandan0131
A Sick Day for Amos McGee | Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead

“Next stop, city zoo”

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Clairedannemiller
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“Sit quietly with the penguin (who was very shy),”

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Clairedannemiller
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I would read this book to early elementary kids. This book is a great story for kids. It has a fun lighthearted story. The zoo animals are so grateful for Amos McGee. The book could be compared to a teacher with her students.

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Clairedannemiller
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This book won a Caldecott medal. I really enjoyed reading this book because it through a mans day in his life. He would play with the animals at the zoo. He one day got sick which was very sad. Highly recommend this book.

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Kaylasarka
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“And goodnight to the owl, who knowing that Amos was afraid of the dark read a story aloud before turning off the light.”

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Kaylasarka
A Sick Day for Amos McGee | Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead

The illustrations of the animals were my favorite.

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Kaylasarka
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This is one of my favorite books hands down. It is such a sweet and thoughtful read that teaches kids to help friends out when they need it and the favor will return back. The animals being the old mans friends is what made this story so cute. Would definitely read this to my future classroom.

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mollywimmers1
A Sick Day for Amos McGee | Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead

“hooray my good friends are here“

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mollywimmers1
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I loved the part when Amos didn't show up to the zoo so the animals decided to give him the special visits he gives them every day. I also enjoyed the illustrations with no words of all of the animals leaving then getting on the bus

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mollywimmers1
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this might be my favorite book yet. I loved the dramatic and imaginative features of the book like how Amos plays games with the animals and also the comical part like that the owl is scared of the dark.

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hes7
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Today‘s #libraryhaul. Clearly, I‘m ready to finish the #A2Z section for #BBRC this weekend.

LibrarianRyan ⭐️🤓 4mo
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kh972417
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The illustrations were very simplistic and timeless, making this book very easy to read.

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kh972417
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Loved this book! It was a very cute and touching to see the animals visit him when he‘s sick.

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jkraynak
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This was a good read, with lots of pictures, words, and repetition. Amos is the main character who works at the zoo. One day, he‘s sick and doesn‘t show up. His zoo friends, the animals, wonder where he is. So they give him a visit. This shows a lovely story of friendship and thoughtfulness. Simply being visited by friends made Amos feel better.

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jkraynak
A Sick Day for Amos McGee | Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead

this is by far one of the cutest stories I‘ve read. I love the different animals incorporated at the zoo in the story too, from elephants to owls to penguins.

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jkraynak
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“Meanwhile at the zoo... The animals waited for their friend.” This quote made me sad because the illustration on the page with it shows the elephant, who he usually plays chess with, playing chess sad and alone.

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Book_Fairy_Mary
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Always and forever one of my favorite picture books❤️

Also, we have entirely too many tomatoes in our house right now 😂😂😂

KristenDuck Love this one! 6mo
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Jee_HookedOnBookz
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What a heart warming book! Love the illustrations too! Has been sitting on my Picture Books shelf for a long while and my daughter and I got to read it today! Thanks to the #BBRC challenge hosted by @LibrarianRyan! Thank you for doing this!

We met the author at the #DBF2017 and got the book signed too!

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Soubhiville That‘s so cute! Great cover! 7mo
Clwojick 😫This looks adorable! I need to search my library for it. 7mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @Clwojick I think you'll love it! ☺️ 7mo
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Jee_HookedOnBookz @Soubhiville I thought so too! 😊 7mo
BooknerdsLife I miss reading children‘s books 🥰 7mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz @BooknerdsLife I love reading them! ☺️ 7mo
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cjegolden99
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Caldecott winner. This is a wonderful and sweet story for a classroom with wonderfully engaging illustrations and characters.

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cjegolden99
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A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead and illustrated by Erin E. Stead, 2010. Full of simple colors and wonderful line drawings, this story is truly sweet and emphasizes the power of being kind and friendship. This book is truly so lovely to read.

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kateschaeffer
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an elderly man who works at the zoo always spends time with his animal friends. but when he gets too sick to come to work the animals decide they must go to him.

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cjbattiste
A Sick Day for Amos McGee | Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead

“Hooray! My good friends are here.”

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cjbattiste
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I like that the illustrations highlight only some colors. It really emphasizes the important colors that the illustrator was intending.

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cjbattiste
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I really liked this book. Very cute and a great story that kids would find enjoyable.

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“ The penguin sat quietly, keeping Amos‘s Feet warm.

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I love how when Paige doesn‘t have any words. It really doesn‘t need any the picture tells the whole story.

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BrittanyLewis
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This is a cute story about Amos The zookeeper and his sick day. Normally he takes care of all of the animals and makes them feel better but on his sick day he didn‘t go into work so all of the animals came to him and made him feel better.

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megansimon
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The story is so wholesome about friendship and taking care of your friends. It‘s honestly one of the cutest books I‘ve ever read. Love it.

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megansimon
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“He would play chess with the elephant (who thought and thought before making a move).”

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megansimon
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The language is well written and is interesting to children. The illustrations are neat because there are only 1 or 2 items in each picture that have color, and they‘re very bold colors. It has a very cute plot as well.

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kayleaallison
A Sick Day for Amos McGee | Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead

“I‘m beginning to feel much better. Thank you.”

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kayleaallison
A Sick Day for Amos McGee | Philip C. Stead, Erin E. Stead

I think this is a really cute book that students will enjoy.

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kayleaallison
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A Sick Day for Amos McGee is a Caldecott winning book by Philip C. stead. This book is about a man who visits his animal friends at the zoo every day. When he becomes sick, they return the favor.