Teaching someone to handle a Book



In cultures that have had little or no exposure to books, handling a book properly is a skill that must be learned.

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 Books with an Alzheimers theme



*Memory by Margaret Mahy

 *Grandpa's Stories by Rachel Tonkin

 *My Gran's Different by Sue Lawson

 *Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox

 *Night Noises by Mem Fox

 *A Kiss in every Wave by Rosanne Hawke

 *A vow to Cherish by Deborah Raney

 *Chocolate Moon by Mary Arrigan

 *A summer to remember by Julie Williamson

 *The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

 *Mother & Son TV series starring Garry McDonald & Ruth Cracknell



* "Remember me" by Margaret Wild and Dee Huxley

Reading snippets

Have fifth graders each read a snippet over the
intercom each morning. One snippet is for PreK-2 and the other is 3-5. It is a few sentences from a popular book, must include the main character's name. Children can guess the title of the book. One winner is chosen for each group per day. Rewards are either left over bookfair books or a coupon to check out additional books.

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Spinning a Good Yarn

Learn how Brian Jaques writes his books








The story of a boy who becomes a caveman. Wonderfully animated with sound effects and a self marking comprehension test at the end! You have the option to have this story read to you with real audio! (right off the web!) or learn to read difficult story words before starting. It's all on the next page!

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