ATucker_EDU 391_Bibliography
Children and Young Adult Bibliography
2013
Picture Books:
1. Martina, the Beautiful Cockroach...
2. Pirates Don’t Change Diapers
Bibliographic Information:
Long, Melinda. PIRATES DON’T CHANGE DIAPERS. New York, New York...
3. King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub
Bibliographic Information:
Wood, Audrey. KING BIDGOOD’S IN THE BATHTUB. New York, New Yor...
4. Rosa
Bibliographic Information:
Giovanni, Nikki. ROSA. New York, New York: Henry Holt and Company, LLC, 2005.
Identifyi...
*5. Rapunzel
Bibliographic Information:
Zelinsky, Paul O. RAPUNZEL. New York, New York: Dutton Children’s Books, 1997.
Ide...
6. Mufuro’s Beautiful Daughter’s:
An African Tale
Bibliographic Information:
Steptoe, John. MUFARO’S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS: ...
7. The Rough Faced Girl
Bibliographic Information:
Martin, Rafe. THE ROUGH-FACE GIRL. New York, New York: Scholastic, INC,...
8.Pig Boy: A Trickster Tale From Hawaii
Bibliographic Information:
*McDermott, Gerald. PIG BOY: A TRICKSTER TALE FROM HAWA...
9. Flotsam
Bibliographic Information:
Wiesner, David. FLOTSAM. New York, New York: Clarion Books, 2006.
Identifying Inform...
10. How Rocket Learned to Read
Bibliographic Information:
Hills, Tad. HOW ROCKET LEARNED TO READ. New York, New York: Schw...
11. *How I Learned Geography
Bibliographic Information:
Shulevitz, Uri. HOW I LEARNED GEOGRAPHY. New York, New York: Farra...
12. The Gingerbread Girl
Bibliographic Information:
Ernst, Lisa Campbell. THE GINGERBREAD GIRL. New York, New York: Dutton...
13. The Sea Chest
Bibliographic Information:
Buzzeo, Toni. THE SEA CHEST. New York, New York: Dial Books for Young Readers...
Chapter Books:
14. Hattie Big Sky
Bibliographic Information:
Kirby, Larson. HATTIE BIG SKY. New York, New York: Yearling, ...
15. A Breath of Eyre
Bibliographic Information:
Mont, Eva Marie. A BREATH OF EYRE. New York, New York: Kensington Books, 2...
16. Wintergirls
Wintergirls
Bibliographic Information:
Anderson, Laurie Halse. WINTERGIRLS. New York, New York: Viking, 20...
17. Stargirl
Stargirl
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Spinelli, Jerry. STARGIRL. New York, New York :, Knopf :, Distributed by ...
18. After Tupac and D Foster
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Identifying Information:
Summary:
Analytical Comments:
Teaching Id...
19. Water Sings Blue: Ocean Poems
Water Sings Blue: Ocean Poems
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Identifying Information:
Summar...
20. Turtle in Paradise
Turtle in Paradise
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Identifying Information:
Summary:
Analytical Comments...
21. Wonder
Wonder
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Summary:
Analytical Comments:
Teaching Ideas:
22. One Crazy Summer
One Crazy Summer
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Identifying Information:
Summary:
Analytical Comments:
Te...
23. Trickster : Native American Tales A
Graphic Collection
Trickster
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Identifying Information:
S...
24. The Lying Game
The Lying Game
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Identifying Information:
Summary:
Analytical Comments:
Teachi...
25. The Invention of Hugo Cabret
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
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Identifying Information:
Summary:...
26. Riding Freedom
Riding Freedom
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Identifying Information:
Summary:
Analytical Comments:
Teachi...
27. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time
Indian
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Identifying Information:
Summary:
Analytica...
28. *The Book Thief
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Summary:
Analytical Comments:
Teaching Ideas:
29. Belle Boy: A Sister in the Rebel Ranks
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Summary:
Analytical Comment...
30. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
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Summary:
Analytical Co...
31. Esperanza Rising
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Summary:
Analytical Comments:
Teaching Ideas:
Shaun Tan
The Lost Thing
The Arrival
The Red Tree
The Rabbits
The Viewer
Tales from outer Suberbia
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  1. 1. ATucker_EDU 391_Bibliography Children and Young Adult Bibliography 2013 Picture Books: 1. Martina, the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale Bibliographic Information: Deedy, Carmen Agra. MARTINA; THE BEAUTIFUL COCKROACH: A CUBAN FOLKTALE. Atlanta, Georgia: Peachtree Publishers, 2007. Identifying Information: ISBN 13: 978-1-56145-399-3 ISBN 10: 1-56145-399-4 (Book); 38 pp; picture book for elementary; Cuban Folktale; Para Belpre’ Honor Book; ill created with acrylic in bright Cuban colors by Michael Austin. Summary: A humorous retelling a Cuban folktale about a cockroach who interviews suitors to see who will become her husband. She listens to her Abuela as to how to choose the best candidate with the “Coffee Test” as each suitor tries to “woo” her. Vivid pictures which sets the mood and reminds me of New Orleans. Analytical Comments: *Discuss and gain an understanding of the Spanish words. *Colors are very vivid and have a Caribbean feel *Great book to look at acceptance *Good tie in book for social studies unit on cockroaches/beetles *Great choice to look at different folklore from different cultures Teaching Ideas: *Read and discover different types of folklore from different cultures which speak Spanish and compare and contrast *Dramatize the book *Create own story of Martina if one of the other suitors had passed the “coffee test” how would the story changed *Discover traditions of the students and create a poster *Science Unit of cockroaches
  2. 2. 2. Pirates Don’t Change Diapers Bibliographic Information: Long, Melinda. PIRATES DON’T CHANGE DIAPERS. New York, New York: Scholastic, Inc., 2008. Identifying Information: ISBN 13: 978-0-545-08106-1 ISBN 10: 0-545-08106-8; 38 pp; picture book for elementary; humorous fiction; ill by David Shannon in acrylic using bright colors and conveying a sense of movement and humor. Summary: A very humorous tale of a little boy babysitting his little sister as his Mom goes to the store to get milk. The little boy used to be a pirate and his pirates friends come back to claim their treasure and find the little boy babysitting his sister. Instead of treasure they wake up his little sister from her nap and have to suffer the consequences. With the help of the little sister (she eats the map) they find the treasure that they are seeking. Moods and emotions are shown with different sized texts and large, bold illustrations that are larger than life. Analytical Comments: *Bright humorous illustrations *Font is different size to convey tone and level of excitement *Phrases that may have to be explained, such as “caterwalin’” *Illustrations tell the story *background knowledge of pirates Teaching Ideas: *create own pirate map *write journal entries of a pirates life *illustrate and list all the things pirates don’t do *math activitiy with longitude and latitude/maps *translate all the pirate phrases *celebrate “International talk like a pirate day”
  3. 3. 3. King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub Bibliographic Information: Wood, Audrey. KING BIDGOOD’S IN THE BATHTUB. New York, New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1985. Identifying Information: ISBN 10: 0-15-242-730-9; 30 pp; picture book for elementary; humorous fiction; Caldecott honor book; ill by Don Wood using oils in muted colors reminiscent of Italian Renaissance painters. Summary: A funny tale of a King who wants to rule his kingdom from his bathtub. All of his court try and remove him from the bathtub. Lots of repetition of phrases and the movement of time are shown through dark and bright colors. Very vivid and detailed illustrations. Analytical Comments: *passage of time is told through the changing colors of illustrations *mood is dictated through golden undertones, rich, detail illustrations and muted red, golds, blues and purples. *illustrations are modeled after Renaissance paintings *Caldecott Honor Book *Repeatative phrasing Teaching Ideas: *Social studies unit on the Renaissance *Fun introductory book on fairy tales *Compare and contrast other fairy tales about Kings *Change ending of the book. The King never leaves the tub.
  4. 4. 4. Rosa Bibliographic Information: Giovanni, Nikki. ROSA. New York, New York: Henry Holt and Company, LLC, 2005. Identifying Information: ISBN 13:978-0-8050-7106-1 ISBN 10:0-8050-7106-7; 32 pp.; picture book for older elementary; biography; Caldecott Honor book; ill. by Bryan Collier using watercolor and collage; illustrations reminiscent of woodcuts Summary: This retelling of one of the bravest women of recent history, Rosa Parks and the events that occurred as she refused to give up her seat on that Alabama bus. How her arrest and actions spurred on a nation and the city of Montgomery to take action against segregation. Bryan Collier uses watercolor and collage in yellows and dark hues to create a feeling of foreboding, “an uneasy quiet before the storm” Analytical Comments: *2006 Caldecott Honor Book and the winner of the 2006 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award. *Yellow dark hued illustrations so the read may “feel in that heaBaCt a foreshadowing, an uneasy quiet before the storm” – Bryan Collier, illustrator’s note. *Rosa Parks looks as though light eminates from her *Historical background of the bus boycotts should be discussed *Many references to historical events or news events of the time will need to be discussed. Examples- NAACP, Emmitt Till, Dr King, etc. *Some references to the horrific happenings of the time, such as lynchings. May need to gauge age of audience. *Wonderful introduction to civil rights unit. Teaching Ideas: *Unit on Alabama during the Civil Rights Movement. *Journal write about standing up for something they felt was the right thing. *Have everyone in the classroom write a tribute letter to Rosa Parks and create a classroom book *Unit on influencial women in history who stood for change *Draw an illustration or write a persuasive letter to change the laws of the segregated South. *Compare and contrast other books about Rosa Parks to Giovanni’s version.
  5. 5. *5. Rapunzel Bibliographic Information: Zelinsky, Paul O. RAPUNZEL. New York, New York: Dutton Children’s Books, 1997. Identifying Information: ISBN 978-0-14-230193-7; 48 pp; picture book for elementary; retelling of fairytale; The Caldecott Medal Award; ill. by Zelinsky in watercolor, reminiscent of Renaissance painters. Summary: This retelling of the Germanic fairytale Rapunzel of a beautiful girl locked in the tower by an evil sorceress. Beautifully detailed illustrations, many full page illustrations in muted hues, also included is a detailed history about Rapunzel. Analytical Comments: *Beautiful detailed illustrations in the Renaissance style *Caldecott Medal *Readers maybe upset by prince falling out of window and his blindness *Note from Zelinsky about history of “Rapunzel” Teaching Ideas: *Compare and contrast other version of Rapunzel *Science project growing rampion herb *Create own Renaissance Art *Perform the play version of Rapunzel *Create a poster/ad to encourage others to read Rapunzel
  6. 6. 6. Mufuro’s Beautiful Daughter’s: An African Tale Bibliographic Information: Steptoe, John. MUFARO’S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS: AN AFRICAN TALE. New York, New York: Scholastic, INC, 1989. Identifying Information: ISBN 0-590-42058-5; 32 pp.; picture book for elementary; retelling of African folktale; Caldecott honor book; ill. by Steptoe in oils; detail illustrations. Summary: This retelling of the African folktale of two daughters of Mufaro. Both very beautiful; however, one is kind and considerate while one is spiteful and selfish. Both are asked to come to the capital city to appear before the King, so he may choose his new bride. Both are tested by the king in different forms as they travel to the capital city. As they travel their “true colors” show through and good triumphs evil. Cinderella story. Ill. Inspired by the ancient ruins of Zimbabwe and the flora and fauna of this region. Very detailed ill. With many full page plates. Analytical Comments: *Inspired by a folktale by G>M> Theal *Illustrations inspired by an ancient city in Zimbabwe *Introduction to the African names and words from the Shona language *Caldecott Honor book *Cinderella theme Teaching Ideas: *Activity using other Cinderella stories from different cultures *Social studies unit on Africa *Create a play about the book *count the miles it took to get to the capital city *Rewrite the end of the book if the spiteful and selfish sister where to marry the King.
  7. 7. 7. The Rough Faced Girl Bibliographic Information: Martin, Rafe. THE ROUGH-FACE GIRL. New York, New York: Scholastic, INC, 1992. Identifying Information: ISBN 0-590-46932-0; 32 pp.; picture book for elementary; Native American Algonquin Cinderella story; ill by David Shannon. Summary: This retelling of Cinderella in the Algonquin tradition is a wonderful story of good triumphing over evil. The Rough Face girl has to suffer abuse by her two evil sisters and watches as they try and marry the Invisible Being. Goodness prevails as the Rough face girl passes the test given by the Invisible beings sister and achieves the coveted position of the wife of the indivisible being. Beautifully ill by David Shannon. Analytical Comments: *Author’s note about the different versions of Cinderella *Algonquin version of Cinderella *Includes Algonquin Indian traditions/lifestyles *Beautifully detailed full page illustrations using pastels *Some vocabulary may have to be discussed Teaching Ideas: *Discuss and read other versions of Cinderella *Reader’s Theatre - http://www.bedford.k12.mi.us/~mre/Book%20of%20the%20Month %20pdfs/2010-2011/Rough%20Faced%20Girl_Nov/Rough%20Face %20Girl_readers_theatre.pdf *Native American unit on the Algonquin tribe *Introduce other Trickster tales *Create own Cinderella story
  8. 8. 8.Pig Boy: A Trickster Tale From Hawaii Bibliographic Information: *McDermott, Gerald. PIG BOY: A TRICKSTER TALE FROM HAWAII. New York, New York: Harcourt Children’s Books, 2009. Identifying Information: ISBN 978-0-15-216590-1; 32 pp.; picture book for elementary; Hawaiian trickster tale. Summary: This trickster tale from Hawaii is about a pig boy that always manages to get out of trouble just as his grandmother told him too. Ill done in bright colors primarily using green, yellow purple and red. Drawn from stories of the trickster Hawaiian hero, Kamapua’a, who is a shape-shifter. “human form he is a warrior..in pig form, he is a trickster who provokes the powerful. Analytical Comments: *Author gives background information about Pig Boy *illustrations give the book a magical feel *Bold bright colors in purples green and golds *Hawaiian elements that students may not be familiar with such as pronounciation of Hawaiian language, gods and goddess, and shape-shifters, etc *great example of an obsure trickster tale/folktale. Teaching Ideas: *Compare this tale with numerous other trickster tales and discuss the importance of trickster tales in native traditions *Unit about native Hawaiian culture *Create their own trickster tales and create class book *Discover other Hawaiian trickster/folktales
  9. 9. 9. Flotsam Bibliographic Information: Wiesner, David. FLOTSAM. New York, New York: Clarion Books, 2006. Identifying Information: ISBN: 0618194576; pp. 40, almost wordless picture book, age 4 – 8, written and ill. By David Wiesner;Caldecott Winner 2007; watercolor media; fantasy Summary: This wonderful wordless book from David Wiesner which tells the story of a curious boy at the beach. He finds a treasure washed upon the shore, an old barnacled covered Melville underwater camera. He takes the camara and gets the film inside developed. He discovers a wonderous underground world filled with unexplainable events-mechanical fish, magical worlds, puffer fish hot air ballons, and magical pictures of others that have found the camara. Excited about his discoveries, he takes a picture of himself and returns the camara to the ocean. Analytical Comments: *beautifully rendered realistic watercolor illustrations *even through it is wordless illustrations tell a detailed story * colors set the light and airy mood of a day at the ocean *images jump of the page Teaching Ideas: *Students create their own fantasy world under the ocean *Have students collect pieces of flotsam from Flathead Lake *Science project where students bring in an item from nature and observe and record pertanant information about it *Compare to other wordless book by David Wiesner *Write captions about each pictures
  10. 10. 10. How Rocket Learned to Read Bibliographic Information: Hills, Tad. HOW ROCKET LEARNED TO READ. New York, New York: Schwartz & Wade books, 2010. Identifying Information: ISBN: 978-0-375-85899-4 (Hardcover), picturebook for elementary school, pp. 40; ages 3 – 7; parents choice silver honor Summary: A cute little yellow bird teaches Rocket the dog to read. The reluctant Rocket just wants to take a nap. The little yellow bird is persistant. She begins her teaching with the “wonderous,mighty, gorgeous alphabet” Finally as she reads a book aloud she finally gets Rocket’s attention. He arrives the next day to class and he and the little bird have a great time spelling and learning about all the things in Rocket’s world. The little bird goes south for the winter, but Rocket continues to practice his spelling and as Spring arrives so does the little bird to an eager ready to learn Rocket. Analytical Comments: *Bright bold illustrations *Enthusiastic positive characters, especially the little yellow bird *Humorous illustrations in oil and pastels that show all the emotions that Rocket is feeling *Great book to introduce reading Teaching Ideas: *Introduce the alphabet and how to spell words that Rocket spells throughout the book *Use the Random House app for Ipad to read the story interactively *Mud paint the words that Rocket did onto a large piece of butcher paper and display in the classroom *Use shaving cream to practice spelling words on the students desks * For children who already can read, have them write to a student that is just learning to read. They can write how they learned to read and give other students tips on how to learn to read.
  11. 11. 11. *How I Learned Geography Bibliographic Information: Shulevitz, Uri. HOW I LEARNED GEOGRAPHY. New York, New York: Farrar, Starus and Giroux, 2008. Identifying Information: ISBN: 0-374-33499-4; watercolor and ink; Caldecott honor book; ages 4-12; refugees, maps, WWII.; historical fiction account of authors experience of early life. Summary: In war torn land a boy and his family must flee to a new country. As they survive as refugee’s in an unknown country, the boy’s father brings home a map instead of a loaf of bread to eat. The map allows the young boy to escape the bleakness and misery of refugee life as he creates his own maps and discovers new worlds. Based on the author’s life during WWII. Analytical Comments: *illustration in folk style of Russian artists – Babuska dolls *Based on Uri Shulevitz early childhood experiences during WWII *Notes by author about his personal experience of WWII and how he fled Poland *Moving story about family dealing with war, refugee experience Teaching Ideas: *Create a map of your town *Write about and create a map of your favorite place *Follow the travel of the authors family as they moved from country to country and discuss positives and negatives. *Calculate how much food one person consumes in one week *Discuss the topic of hunger
  12. 12. 12. The Gingerbread Girl Bibliographic Information: Ernst, Lisa Campbell. THE GINGERBREAD GIRL. New York, New York: Dutton’s Childrens Books, 2006. Print. Identifying Information: ISBN: 0-525-47667-9; treasure state award (2009); preschool – 2nd ; pp. 32; twist on the folktale the gingerbread boy; vibrant, fun illustrations; repetitive phrases. Summary: After the first gingerbread boy was eaten by the fox, the older couple decides that they want to try again. They decide that they will create a girl, because she will be too sweet to leave home. Wrong again. She runs away and gathers a crowd of animals and people that follow her along the way. She outfoxes the fox and leads the fox and the crowd back to the little old man and women’s home where they are never lonely again. Analytical Comments: *colorful whimsical illustrations *funny twist on the original *use of the word dumber and airhead in a derogatory way Teaching Ideas: *activity using the rhyming pairs found in the book *Compare and contrast to The Gingerbread Boy *Look at many different versions of the Gingerbread Boy/Girl *make gingerbread cookies *change the main character in the book to be a gingerbread animal and rewrite the story.
  13. 13. 13. The Sea Chest Bibliographic Information: Buzzeo, Toni. THE SEA CHEST. New York, New York: Dial Books for Young Readers. 2002. Print. Identifying Information: ISBN 0-8037-2703-8; historical fictional account of a lighthouse keeper’s daughter; pp. 32; illustrations in oil; preschool – 4th Summary: This beautiful book is a story within a story. It begins as Auntie Maita and her great niece wait for a special delivery of a new brother or sister. Aunite Maita passes the time and tells the story to her great niece of her childhood as a lonely lighthouse keeper’s daughter off the coast of Maine. She tells her the story of a special sea chest that was washed ashore that changed her life forever. For in the chest was found a baby girl that would be raised by the lighthouse keeper and his wife and become her sister. Wonderful, poingent story. Analytical Comments: *Fabulous oil illustrations that show characters moods *Poetic ,moving, lyrical text *Aurthor’s note about the legend of the sea chest *Muted colors in gold warm hues that represent safety and peacefulness. *May have to give background information on how isolated a lighthouse and it’s keeper were from the mainland. Teaching Ideas: *Compare and contrast other legends or myths of the sea *Research if a true account of a baby being found by a lighthouse has occurred in history. *history project on lighthouses in Maine *Have students write about a time that they yearned for something important *Discuss aspects of being kind and compassionate to your fellow man
  14. 14. Chapter Books: 14. Hattie Big Sky Bibliographic Information: Kirby, Larson. HATTIE BIG SKY. New York, New York: Yearling, 2008. Print. Identifying Information: ISBN: 0385735952; 304 pp., 8 and up; historical fiction; homesteading in Montana; life in early 1900’s; WWI, Newberry Honor Book; novel. Summary: Sixteen-year-old Hattie Brooks moves from Iowa to Vida Montana to prove up her Uncles homestead claim. She has been shuttled between many relatives after both her parents died. She is tired of it all and wants to prove herself in Montana. She braves many hardships and tragedies and learns about life along the way. She has the help of many, but becomes very close to her neighbors, the Muellers. However, the Muellers where German and anyone of German descent was seen as un-American, Hattie had to face this obsticle to understand the meaning of family and true friendship.
  15. 15. 15. A Breath of Eyre Bibliographic Information: Mont, Eva Marie. A BREATH OF EYRE. New York, New York: Kensington Books, 2012. Print. Identifying Information: ISBN-10: 9780758269485; 352 pp.; YA Historical Fiction novel; time-travel; Jane Eyre. 13yrs and up. Summary: Emma Townsend is a teenager who has everyday struggles as she tries to find her niche at a prep school. She attends on a scholarship and is seen as part of the out crowd. She chooses Jane Eyre as her subject for her English essay and as she read strange things begin to happen. She is an avid reader and reading is her escape from a lonely life at the prep school. Soon through a freak electrical storm she is stuck in the world of Jane Eyre. Lives Jane’s life, and comes to love the life of Jane. As she travels between both worlds, she must discover and decide which life hold’s her fate. Told in the 1st person by Emma. Fabulous book.
  16. 16. 16. Wintergirls Wintergirls Bibliographic Information: Anderson, Laurie Halse. WINTERGIRLS. New York, New York: Viking, 2009. Print. Identifying Information: ISBN-10: 014241557X; pp. 300; contempary realistic fiction about eating disorders and self multilation; grades 9-12; best friends, parental relationship; death, eating disorders, self- mutilation. Summary: Lia and Cassie are best friends and have a pact on who can become the thinniest. Cassie loses her battle and dies – alone. Racked with guilt, Lia struggles with her recovery while she fights her demons as she tries to understand her friends death, and her guilty conscience at not trying to save her friend. Analytical Comments: *Very emotional and adult topic *Text is written in the 1st person with different sized text, italics and crossed out words, blank pages and repitition relate to the reader the often very dysfunctional irrational thoughts of the main character Lia and her inner turmoil. For example filling two pages with the mantra - Must. Not. Eat. Must. Not. Eat. Must. Not. Eat. *Very poetic and lyrical text *Very realistic descriptions may be too real and make some reader uneasy *Critics say it may be a catalyst for those with eating disorders Teaching Ideas: *Explore the website http://www.bradley.edu/thebodyproject/ *Students will write a positive poem about themselves *Students will create a positive self image letter about a peer *Create a poster using both good and bad self images in magazines and compare and contrast *Discuss and research why a “skinny” image has been the norm. Has the trend become “healthy” instead of an unattainable skinny image in the last 10 years
  17. 17. 17. Stargirl Stargirl Bibliographic Information: Spinelli, Jerry. STARGIRL. New York, New York :, Knopf :, Distributed by Random House,, 2000 Identifying Information: ISBN: 0679886370 ; realistic contempory fiction; age 10 & up; pp. 186; popularity, nonconformity, bullying, being eccentric. Summary: This is the sweet story of a girl named Stargirl who changed Mica High School forever. Narrated by Leo Borlock who is a junior at the school. Leo is both enamored by Stargirl and repulsed by her. She is so wonderfully strange that Leo can’t not help but fall in love with her quirky ways; however, he also wants to fit in with the “right” crowd. Which Stargirl definitely does not. Stargirls extreme popularity is extinguished and Leo must decide between being true to himself or going with the crowd. Analytical Comments: *Wonderful book to look at being true to yourself *Excellent book to discuss acceptance *Easy to understand concepts that relay feelings and depth of the characters *At times both funny and humorous * A great way to show there are still good people in the world like Stargirl Teaching Ideas: *Discuss different stereo types in the school *Write a paper using the perspective of a friend you are close too. *Create a character sketch of Stargirl *Compare and contrast the personalities of Stargirl and Leo *Unit on bullying and changing perspective
  18. 18. 18. After Tupac and D Foster Bibliographic Information: Identifying Information: Summary: Analytical Comments: Teaching Ideas:
  19. 19. 19. Water Sings Blue: Ocean Poems Water Sings Blue: Ocean Poems Bibliographic Information: Identifying Information: Summary: Analytical Comments: Teaching Ideas:
  20. 20. 20. Turtle in Paradise Turtle in Paradise Bibliographic Information: Identifying Information: Summary: Analytical Comments: Teaching Ideas:
  21. 21. 21. Wonder Wonder Bibliographic Information: Identifying Information: Summary: Analytical Comments: Teaching Ideas:
  22. 22. 22. One Crazy Summer One Crazy Summer Bibliographic Information: Identifying Information: Summary: Analytical Comments: Teaching Ideas:
  23. 23. 23. Trickster : Native American Tales A Graphic Collection Trickster Bibliographic Information: Identifying Information: Summary: Analytical Comments: Teaching Ideas:
  24. 24. 24. The Lying Game The Lying Game Bibliographic Information: Identifying Information: Summary: Analytical Comments: Teaching Ideas:
  25. 25. 25. The Invention of Hugo Cabret The Invention of Hugo Cabret Bibliographic Information: Identifying Information: Summary: Analytical Comments: Teaching Ideas:
  26. 26. 26. Riding Freedom Riding Freedom Bibliographic Information: Identifying Information: Summary: Analytical Comments: Teaching Ideas:
  27. 27. 27. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Bibliographic Information: Identifying Information: Summary: Analytical Comments: Teaching Ideas:
  28. 28. 28. *The Book Thief Bibliographic Information: Identifying Information: Summary: Analytical Comments: Teaching Ideas:
  29. 29. 29. Belle Boy: A Sister in the Rebel Ranks Bibliographic Information: Identifying Information: Summary: Analytical Comments: Teaching Ideas:
  30. 30. 30. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Bibliographic Information: Identifying Information: Summary: Analytical Comments: Teaching Ideas:
  31. 31. 31. Esperanza Rising Bibliographic Information: Identifying Information: Summary: Analytical Comments: Teaching Ideas:
  32. 32. Shaun Tan The Lost Thing The Arrival The Red Tree The Rabbits The Viewer Tales from outer Suberbia

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