The faculty and guest readers at Touro’s World Book Day created a resource list for all the books we highlighted. I have inserted the resources below for you to review and utilize with your readers/writers.
World Book Day Resources
A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead
City Green by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan
And one to a great site for city gardening:
Crow Boy by Taro Yashima
(active links below)
A 1955 picture book written and illustrated by Taro Yashima. The book tells the story of a shy Japanese boy named Chibi who hides at school until a new teacher takes notice of him. The book was a recipient of a 1956 Caldecott Honor for its illustrations. This book was translated into Japanese by Taro himself and published in Japan,in 1979.
Dr. De Soto – by William Steig
El Bronx, Remembered – Nicholasa Mohr
Middle school lesson: Shoes for Hector Lesson Plans & Worksheets Reviewed by Teachers (lessonplanet.com)
Elementary Grade 2 Lesson: Shoes for Hector Lesson Plans & Worksheets Reviewed by Teachers (lessonplanet.com)
Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
Flora and Ulysses by Kate Di Camillo
Hanish – The Story of the Harp – by Nicholas Carter
I am Helen Keller – by
I Rigoberta Menchu, An Indian Woman in Guatemala by Rigoberta Menchu
Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Pena
My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich – by Ibi Zoto
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
Radiant Child – by Javaka Steptoe
Room for One More by Sorche Nic Leodhas
Saving the Day – Karyn Parsons
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
The Cat Man of Aleppo by Irene Latham
The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba- Higuera
Free Educator Guide and Author Information
Teacher Resources You Can Purchase for The Last Cuentista
The Math Curse – by John Scieszka and Lane Smith
The Warmth of Other Suns, The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabelle Wilkerson
Treble Books by Timothy Bellavia and Susan Courey
Treble Leads the Class https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09SP2QSKD/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_S07JRY20H6SDH9N6F0MY
Treble Catches the Rhythm Train https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09T67V47C/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_X4XF1RSWDSW1ZSC80BD4
Treble Goes a Go Go https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09T5WG8J6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_FAX505VE6AA39B4PW1AB
Undefeated – by Kwame Alexander
“Interactive Reading Aloud: Instruction with Narrative”
Teaching Exceptional Children. Nov ./Dec.2021 Vol. 54,Issue 2, Pp106-114.
Unspeakable – The Tulsa Race Massacre
Watercress –by Andrea Yang
We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom
The Mishomis Book: The Voice of the Ojibway by Edward Benton-Banai.
This picture book was listed as Further Reading at the back of We Are Water Protectors. Carole Lindstrom, the author, is tribally enrolled with the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibwe. In Objibwe culture, women are protectors of water and men are protectors of the fire.
Article with photographs about the Dakota Pipelines Protests – Sacred Ground-Inside the Dakota Pipeline Protests–CNN. Story by Benazir Wehelie–Special to CNN. Photographs by Larry Towell–Magnum Photos.
Activity Kit) Type into Google: We Are Water Protectors Activity Kit_v3.indd-Macmillan. Includes a note by Carole Linstrom, the author of We Are Water Protectors, discussion questions and topics, tips and tricks for community engagement, a checklist for what you are doing to protect the Earth and support the Water Protection Pledge and Did you know facts.
When Harriet Led Her People to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford