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Mystery Picture Books

 

 

.     Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Missing Eye   by Eth Clifford


     Piggins   by Jane Yolen


     The Robbery at the Diamond Dog Diner   by Eileen Christelow


     Eleventh Hour   by Graeme Base


     Detective LaRue   by Mark Teague


     Alphabet Mystery   by Audrey Wood


     The Mystery of King Karfu   by Doug Cushman


     The Web Files   by Margie Palantini  (a spoof on Dragnet)


       Ace Lacewing, Bug Detective   by David Biedrzycki


       Grandpa's Teeth   by Rod Clement


       Miss Mallard Series  by Robert Quackenbush


       Taxi to Intrigue


       Enigma: A Magical Mystery  by Graeme Base


       Nate the Great: and the Halloween Hunt
                                  and the Snowy Trail by Marjorie Sharmat

These are technically chapter books but they have simple text and abundant illustrations:
       Bones and the Big Yellow Mystery and sequels by David Adler


       The High-Rise Private Eyes Mysteries  by Cynthia Rylant
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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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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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