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Heidi | Johanna Spyri.
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Heidi, by Johanna Spyro, Best Children‘s Literature, literary fiction, read aloud. The story is an orphan girl, Heidi was sent to live with her grandfather who went to live in the Alps. This is a touching story as her grandfather turns out to be welcoming and loving and let‘s Heidi live in the mountains. Heidi loves living up in the Alps. Website: www.cs.cmu.edu #UCFSU19 UDL: 1.2 EL: visuals

TracyHayes Interesting, I‘ve never heard of this book before. Thank you for sharing it! 2mo
CWalters What visuals? The link takes me to Carnegie Mellon University?! No resources. 2mo
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Grandma's Tiny House | Janay Brown-Wood
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Grandma‘s Tiny House, Chicago Library, 2017 Best of the Best Book Selection, fiction, reader‘s theater. This is an insuring book based off he family and friends that fill grandma‘s tiny house on Brown Street. The book introduces and illustrates the reader‘s to he numbers 1-15. This book is targeted towards first graders. Website: www.janaybrownwood.com #UCFSU19 UDL: 1.3 EL: group work

raqueldonna This looks like a cute book. I like that it brings diversity into the classroom and I love that it is teaching a skill. 2mo
TracyHayes Can‘t go wrong with a book about grandma. 2mo
Lindseyraepalmx I love that it uses a personal touch to teach numbers. So creative (edited) 2mo
CWalters What group work for ELs?? I love that the link has a video of the book! Sweet story. 2mo
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Family Story Collection, Disney Storybook Collections Awards. Storytelling, read aloud. This is based off 75 Fables for living, loving and learning. Students will get the opportunity to learn about the short stories and discover the responsibility to love and care for others. These stories are for children of all ages. Website: disneyworld.disney.go.com #UCFSU19 UDL: 3.4 EL: group work

CWalters What group work for ELs? The link just takes me to Disney ticket purchase...?!! 2mo
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Just as Long as We‘re Together, Young Readers List, young adult fiction, author study. This book is based on themes best friends Stephanie, Rachel and Allison who are best friends since second grade. They tell each other everything the good and the bad. They share their childhood crush Jeremy, the cutest boy in Junior High. This is an adorable book that many young girls can relate to. Website: www.judyblume.com #UCFSU19 UDL: 3.2 EL: dictionary

CWalters What would the dictionary be used for? The link takes me to author teaching a writing course and access is $90. This doesn‘t help. 2mo
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The Pain and the Great One | Judy Blume, Debbie Ridpath Ohi
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The Pain and the Great One, Young Reader‘s Choice Award, realistic fiction, author study.The book is based on her children, her 8 year old daughter, “the a great”, and her 6 year old son, “the Pain”,a funny look at their rivalries. The book includes stories about their kids and their friends. In real life her kids still refer to themselves as the great and the pain. website:www. JudyBlume.com #UCFSU19 UDL: 3.2 EL: scaffolding with native language

CWalters This is a link to Judy Blume offering a writing lesson for $90. Also, would you provide the text in Student‘s native languages? Is that what you mean? 2mo
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Martin Luther King Jr. (Reissue) | Dharathula H Millender
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Martin Luther King Jr., Nobel Prize, is a biography, shared reading. It‘s a biography based on a young boy who became an influential leader of his people who exemplifies Dr. King‘s life. In addition to his practices for nonviolent civil disobedience that helped African American blacks win battles for equal rights. Website: www.scholastic.com #UCFSU19 UDL: 3.3 EL: look up words in their language, work in groups

CWalters Incomplete sentence: In addition to his practices for nonviolent civil disobedience that helped African American blacks win battles for equal rights. Also, links takes me to scholastics general website. 2mo
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Amos Fortune: Free Man | Elizabeth Yates
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Amos, by Elizabeth Yates is a biography, won the Newberry Medal, 1951, can be used as an independent read in the classroom. It‘s a book about a you g African prince who is captured and taken to America as a slave. He marries a younger woman named Violet, and he buys her freedom and her daughter. He masters a trade, buys his freedom and died free in New Hampshire. Website: www.bethlehembooks.com #UCFSU19 UDL: 1.2 EL: dictionary

CWalters What will they do with a dictionary for this book? The website didn‘t take me to anything with this book. 2mo
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Wakame Gatherers | Holly Thompson
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Wakame Gathers by Holly Thompson, Notable Social Studies Trade Book for a young People, 2009, realistic fiction, read aloud. A story of an American Japanese girl whose family lives in Japan with her father‘s mom, Baachan. When grandma comes to visit Japan, Baachan takes them on a trip to the seashores to gather Wakame. by the end, both grandmas discover they have so much in common. Website: www.hatbooks.com #UCFSU19 UDL: read aloud EL: visuals

TracyHayes I just want to say that I love how diverse your book selection is. Way to be inclusive, I‘m taking notes. 📝 (edited) 2mo
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The Princess and Warrior, Texas Bluebonnet Award Winning, traditional literature, literature circle. This is a Mexican cherished legend. Princess Aitza has many rich men who wanted to marry her yet, she fell madly in love with a warrior Popca, he promised to@love her forever. The emperor will allow her to marry the warrior, if he defeats their enemy. Website: www.duncantonatiuh.com Hashtag: #UCFSU19 UDL: 3.2 EL: scaffolding, translate words

CWalters How does the website link benefit the teacher or student? 2mo
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The Diggers | Margaret Wise Brown
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The Diggers, Children‘s Literature, poetry, reader‘s theater. The book could be viewed as construction workers and their importance in the world. dig, Dig, Dig! This book is about the different types of diggers. The book is about men who shovel and use machines that are used for digging. It‘s a chance for children to learn how important digging is in the real world. Website: www Youtube.com/the diggers #UCFSU19 UDL: 3.3 EL: visuals, picture

CWalters Link goes to YouTube main page 2mo
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Freedom in Congo Square | Carole Boston Weatherford
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The book Freedom in Congo Square, is a Caldecott winner, historical fiction, shared reading. The book shows the struggles that the slaves encountered to overcome on a daily basis. The book shows the difficult circumstances that the slaves go through everyday. On Sundays In New Orleans in Congo Square, the slaves gather together, to sing, dance, and play music together. Website: www.cbweatgerford.com Hashtag: UCFSU19 UDL: 3.3 EL: dictionary

raqueldonna This looks like a great book to use to teach students about the history of slavery & oppression in this country. 2mo
CWalters Check your link— nothing to do with text. 2mo
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The Ring of the Tricksters, by Virginia Hamilton is Newberry Award Winning, traditional literature, storytelling. The book is about animal tricksters whoa are jokesters in folklore literature. The stories followed the migration of he slave trade during the Plantation Era. Hamilton presents stories@of the first African American stories. Website: www.virginiahamilton.com Hashtag: #UCFSU19 UDL: 9.1 EL: group work

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The book Lost in the River of Grass, by Ginny Rory, is modern fantasy, independent reading. It‘s a Sunshine State Young Readers book. The book is about Sarah and her class trip to the Florida Everglades. She overcame her fear of@many animals such as snakes, gators and spiders. Sarah gains knowledge about herself and her capabilities in a short time. Website: www.ginnyrorby.org Hashtag: #UCFSU19 UDL: 1.3 EL: sentence frames, visuals

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Owen | Kevin Henkes
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The book Owen, by Kevin Henkes, is Caldecott Award Winning, fiction, reader‘s theater. Owen is a story about a little mouse who can‘t go anywhere or do anything without his “fuzzy blanket”. The story explains his attachment to the blanket. The story is empowering because it shows that we can endure as humans we need love and comfort in times of sadness and loneliness. Website: www.kevonhenkes.com Hashtag: #UCFSU19 UDL: 3.2 EL: dictionary, visual

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The Pioneers, by David McCullough is a New York Times Best Seller, nonfiction, literature circle. This book focuses on the challenges they face such as sickness, death and savage Indians. The harsh physical conditions that they encountered to colonize the Northwest Territory and the values and ideals of the American people. This book is inspiring. website: www.davidmccullough.com Hashtag: #UCFSU19 UDL: 8.2 EL: look up words in language

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Memoirs of a Goldfish | Devin Scillian
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The book Memoirs of a Goldfish by Davin Scillian, won the USA Book News Award, fiction, can be used as a read aloud. The book is about a lovely little fish that lives in a small bowl. The colorful illustrations bring out the life of this quirky tale. The book is a goldfish in the bowl as other intruders crowd him. When the fish relocate he misses them. Website: www.devinscillian.com Hashtag: #UCFSU19 UDL: 2.4 EL: scaffolding with native language

CWalters Link doesn‘t connect to anything about the book?! 2mo
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Hello Lighthouse | Sophie Blackall
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The book Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall is Caldecott Award Winning, it‘s historical fiction and can be used in literature circle. The book gives the reader an insight in the life of the keeper. The writer gives us an image of what it‘s like to live inside. The writing and literature is meant to compliment each other noting the change and consistency of the sea. Website: www.sophieblackall.com Hashtag: #UCFSU19 UDL: 1.1 EL: group work

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Big Bunny | Rowboat Watkins
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The Big Bunny, was featured at the Brooklyn Book Festival It also won the Scott O‘Dell Award, it‘s humorous fiction and can be used as a Read Aloud. The book is about an imaginary gigantic carrot. It‘s funny and humorous. The book is about the size of the carrot. The big makes the readers think and it depends on how you look at it. Website: www.rowboatwatkins.com Hashtag: #UCFSU19 UDL: 2.1 EL: visual, image presentation

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The Extraordinary Mark Twain is a biography by Barbara Kerley is a Best Children‘s Books, 2010, shared reading teaching strategy. Susy illustrates Mark Twain as “ a humorist joking at everything”. Susy wrote a story documenting her father from his habits, she included his writing patterns. Her insight gives us a perspective of her father. Website: www.barbarakerley.com Hashtag: #UCFSU19 UDL: 3.2 EL: visuals, dictionary

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Fly Away Home | Eve Bunting
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The book Fly Away Home by Eve Bunting was an award winning 1992 Black Eye Susan Award, fiction and a read aloud. The text was incredibly powerful. The book was about a homeless boy living on the airport with his dad jumping from one terminal onto another. This is a great book to use in the classroom to teach the students a lesson. Website: www.evebunting.com Hashtag: #UCFSU19 UDL 1.1. EL:dictionaries, visuals and group work.

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