Saturday, June 18, 2011

A Book to Choose?

Suggestions have started to come i for which book to choose for this year's global read aloud.
To be considered a book must:
  • Have global appeal
  • Be appropriate for kids as young as 2nd grade up to 8th grade
  • Provide opportunities for discussion, reflection, blogging etc.
  • Be appealing to both males and females
Some recent suggestions include:
  • Mr. Popper's Penguins
  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
  • Treasure Island
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events
  • The Sister's Grimm
  • The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
  • James and the Giant Peach
  • Cricket in Times Square
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

So let us know your thoughts on books either in the comments or joining our Google Group.  I look forward to connecting with everyone again.


Lenore said...

How about Nim's Island?

Suzy B said...

Phantom Tollbooth or Island of the Blue Dolphins or The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles

Tami (Teacher Goes Back to School) said...

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo is always a class favorite.

Anonymous said...

Clementine, Jennifer Murdley's Toad, Goonie Bird Green are favorites of my classes.

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