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Loganfairbanks

Loganfairbanks

Joined August 2022

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Dreamers | Yuyi Morales
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This book was published in 2019 and received the Tomás Rivera Book Award. This book is about finding home in a new place, and being connected by books, stories, and libraries. This is a touching story that I will definitely use in my classroom!

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Out of the Dust | Karen Hesse
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This book was published in 1997 and received the Scott O'Dell Book Award. This is a historical fiction book that is written in poetry form about the dust bowl. It is a heartbreaking story told in a beautiful way. I will absolutely use this book in my classroom!

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We Are Not from Here | Jenny Torres Sanchez
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This book was published in 2020 and received the 2021 Pure Belpre Honor. This book is a touching and heartbreaking chapter book about trying to cross the US/Mexico border. This book tackles hard topics in a beautiful way, and I would definitely use this book in my classroom.

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Frindle | Andrew Clements
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This book was published in 1996 and received the Phoenix Book Award. This book is a chapter book about a young boy who is very inventive and creative, and asks his teacher lots of long questions that require a lot of explanation. This is a humorous and interesting book, and I would definitely keep this in my classroom library.

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This book was published in 2019 and received the American Indian Youth Literature Award. This book is a Native American story that is about culture and tradition. Fry bread is a food shared by many Native Americans, and this story highlights how important food can be to a community and culture. I would highly recommend this book and I will definitely use it in my classroom!

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This book was published in 2017 and was an Asian/Pacific American book award winner. This book is about a young boy who lives in America with his family who works very hard. The boy and his father go fishing, and the story follows the relationship between father and son. I would definitely use this book in my class!

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This book was published in 2006 and is a heartwarming and humorous story of a friendship. The book is split into three “chapters“ and follows Houdsley and Catina on their journey of wanting to become famous, and their friendship. I would definitely recommend this book, and I will definitely use it in my room.

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The Bad Seed | Jory John
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This book is a humorous picture book published in 2017. The bad seed never listens and is always causing trouble. But one day, he cracks, and he realizes being bad is not all that. He starts to change and becomes a better seed. This story has a great message and is very funny, and I will definitely use this in my classroom!

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Mars! Earthlings Welcome | Stacy McAnulty
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This book was published in 2021 and is a nonfiction book about Mars. This book has great illustrations and graphics, and is very informative. I really enjoyed this book and will definitely use it in my classroom!

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Moon! Earth's Best Friend | Stacy McAnulty
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This book was published in 2019 and is a nonfiction book about the moon. This book has great pictures, is very informative, and is engaging for students. Nonfiction is often hard for me to find books that I enjoy teaching, and this is one of them. I will definitely use this in my classroom!

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Louisiana's Way Home | Kate DiCamillo
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This book was published in 2018 and received the Whippoorwill Book Award. This book follows a young girl who travels on a journey to find her way home. It is heartbreaking and heartwarming all at the same time! I definitely would use this book in my classroom.

EvieBee I‘ve so wanted to read this trilogy. I really should immediately! Great review. 2mo
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This book was published in 2022 and tells the story of “thanksgiving“ from a First Peoples' perspective. The story tells how the First People experienced the first thanksgiving and the removal of them from their land. It also explores the “three sisters“, corn, beans, and squash. I will absolutely use this book in my classroom!

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This book was published in 2018 and received the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award. This book follows Cherokee citizens as they celebrate their national holiday. It is a great alternative to teaching a “thanksgiving“ book in the classroom. I really enjoyed this book and would definitely use it in my classroom!

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Rules | Cynthia Lord
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This book was published in 2006 and is a fictional chapter book. This book was awarded the Schneider Family Book Award in 2007, and was also a Newberry Honor Book. This book is about a girl who has a brother with autism. He has a lot of rules that he follows to feel secure. She also meets a boy who uses an AAC device, and becomes friends with him. This is a heartwarming book that teaches about disabilities. I would definitely use this book!

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This book was published in 2009 and received the Jane Addams Children's Book Award. This book is about a grandmother who is taking care of her granddaughter Nasreen in Afghanistan. She has experienced horrible things at the hands of the Taliban. Her grandmother enrolls her in a secret school that allows her to open up and learn to be happy again. This is an inspiring book that I will definitely use in my classroom!

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On Market Street | Arnold Lobel
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This book was published in 1981 and received the National Book Award. This book is about a man who goes to market street and buys something for each letter in the alphabet. The illustrations are very detailed, and following the alphabet is very helpful for young students. I would definitely use this book in my classroom!

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Harris Finds His Feet | Catherine Rayner
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This book was published in 2008 and is about a hare and his grandfather. The hare has very large feet, and his grandfather teaches him all the things his feet can do for him. This story shows his journey to independence, and is an inspiring story. This story won the Kate Greenaway award. I would definitely use this in my classroom!

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Beware of the Frog | William Bee
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This is a humorous book that was published in 2008. This book is a take on the princess and the frog, along with aspects of the three little pigs. I would definitely recommend this book, and will use this in my classroom!

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And Tango Makes Three | Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell
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This book was published in 2005, and is a completely true story about two male penguins who fall in love. The zookeeper sees the penguins, and decides to give them an egg for them to raise. I loved this book and will definitely use them in my classroom.

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This book was published in 1980, and is a humorous take on a fairytale. The story follows a princess and a dragon, and the princess saves the prince from a burning fire. The prince is incredibly rude to the princess, and she decides not to marry him. I will definitely use this book in my classroom!

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A Visitor for Bear | Bonny Becker
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This book was published in 2009, and won the Golden Kite award. This is a funny story about a bear trying to keep out a mouse, but in the end, the bear and mouse become friends. This is a great book for kids and I definitely recommend it.

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All Because You Matter | Tami Charles
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This book was published in 2020 and received the Golden Kite award. This is a touching story about how even when you feel that you have no purpose in the world, the universe created you for a reason, and you matter. I would definitely use this book in my classroom.

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We Are Water Protectors | Carole Lindstrom
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This book was published in 2020, and received the Golden Kite award. This is a book about a community that is being threatened by a “black snake“, which is used to represent a pipeline that is going to be built on their land. This is a great book to show the effects of pipelines on native land. I would definitely use this book in my classroom!

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This book was published in 1987, and follows a young boy named Bradley. Bradley acts out at school, never does his homework, and has no friends. But with the help of a new counselor, he becomes a new person. This is a great book with a great message, and I would definitely use this in my classroom.

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This book was published in 1868, and is considered one of the first books for children. This book follows four sisters; Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy in their journey of growing up. This is a great book, and I would definitely recommend it, however I am not sure if I would use it in my classroom, because it is very long and a bit difficult to understand in today's world.

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This book was published in 2017 and won the E. B. White book award. This book is a humorous book, and the story is about a mouse and a duck that get eaten by a wolf. I would recommend this book and will use it in my classroom!

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I Want My Hat Back | Jon Klassen
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This is a humorous book published in 2011, and it received the E. B. White read aloud award. It is about a bear trying to find his hat, and he interacts with different animals throughout the story. I would definitely use this in my classroom.

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The Snowy Day | Ezra Jack Keats
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This book was published in 1962 and is a Caldecott winner. This is a lighthearted book about a young boy who goes out and plays in the snow. This is one of the first books to use a black child of the protagonist. I will definitely use this in my classroom!

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Millions of Cats | Wanda Gag
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This book was published in 1928 and was a Newberry award winner. This is regarded as the oldest American picture book still in print. This story is about an old man and woman who wanted to pick a cat, but were unable to decide, so they ended up with millions of cats. The cats fought and fought until there was one cat left, and they finally ended up with their perfect cat. I would definitely recommend it!

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George | Alex Gino
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This book was published in 2015 is a Stonewall Award winning book. This story follows a young transgender girl in elementary school. She wants to try out for Charlotte in the school play, but everyone tells her she cannot because they view her as a boy. The story shows her struggles as a young trans girl, and is a heartwarming book that I would recommend to anyone!

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This book published in 1945 is a chapter book about a mouse growing up in a family of humans. Stuart goes out on an adventure and ends up in a lot of interesting situations for a mouse, such as driving a boat. I would recommend this book!

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The Tiger Rising | Kate DiCamillo
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This 2001 Newburry winning book is a story of a young boy who lives in a hotel with his father. He finds a tiger in a cage in the woods near the hotel, and the book centers around him and a young bullied girl trying to set the tiger free. I would definitely recommend this book!

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This book was published in 2019, and is a great book for helping children explore and understand their emotions. The story explains that it is okay to feel your sadness, and that it is normal. I would definitely recommend this book.

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Day the Crayons Quit | Drew Daywalt
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This is a humorous fictional book published in 2013. This story is told from the perspective of each crayon from a young boy's crayon box. The crayons write about their complaints as crayons and what they need from the young boy. I would definitely use this book in my class and I highly recommend it!

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Freedom in Congo Square | Carole Boston Weatherford
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Slaves in Louisiana had to work tirelessly 6 days a week, and they got Sunday off as a “day of rest”. They celebrated, played music, and enjoyed their days in Congo Square, and looked forward to it all week. This book was published in 2017 and won the Coretta Scott King award and the Caldecott Medal. This story was very moving and I would highly recommend it!

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Jabari Jumps | Gaia Cornwall
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Jabari is a young boy who loves to swim, and he decides he wants to finally jump off the diving board. But when he gets there, he is a bit apprehensive about going off. With some encouragement from his dad, he ends up jumping off the board and is able to overcome his fear. This book was published in 2017. I really enjoyed this book and its message!

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Published in 1994, this historical fiction book was very moving. A young boy tells the story of his Grandfather‘s life and his experiences with his cultures and where he has lived. The story follows his grandfather and ends with his own experience with his cultures. This book won the Caldecott Medal. I really enjoyed this book!