May 29, 2017

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Helpers and Hunters: Animals | Series Nonfiction

With a range of formats, from encyclopedias to graphic novels, this season’s lineup is sure to get students roaring.

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The Bear Facts: Books About Cuddly Creatures | Nonfiction Booktalker

Books about bears and pandas are super-popular with K–4 kids and a great way to encourage them to read.

Pick of the Day: The Bear in the Book

BANKS, Kate. The Bear in the Book. illus. by Greg Hallensleben. 40p. Farrar/Frances Foster. Oct. 2012. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-374-30591-8.
PreS–In this deceptively simple bedtime story, a boy snuggles up with his mother to read his favorite book. It is about a bear going to sleep for the winter, and together they look at the pictures and talk about the text. “‘Do bears really sleep all winter long?’ asked the boy.” He turns the page and notices the snow. “‘Snow is […]