Category Archives: Curricular Connection

Independent Dames: What You Never Knew About the Women and Girls of the American Revolution – Written by Laurie Halse Anderson and Illustrated by Matt Faulkner

Independent Dames: What You Never Knew About the Women and Girls of the American Revolution, Written by Laurie Halse Anderson and Illustrated by Matt Faulkner, 2008, New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 9780689858086. Age Range: 6-10 years. … Continue reading

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The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy) – Written by Barbara Kerley and Illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham

The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy), Written by Barbara Kerley and Illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham, 2010, New York: Scholastic Press. 9780545125086. Age Range: 7-11years.   Author Website: http://www.barbarakerley.com/Site/Welcome.html Illustrator Website: http://www.edfotheringham.com/ Media Used: The illustrations were done in digital … Continue reading

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The Anne Frank Case: Simon Wiesenthal’s Search for the Truth – Written by Susan Goldman Rubin and Illustrated by Bill Farnsworth

The Anne Frank Case: Simon Wiesenthal’s Search for the Truth, Written by Susan Goldman Rubin and Illustrated by Bill Farnsworth, 2010, New York: Holiday House. 9780823421091. Age Range: 6-10 years. Author Website: http://susangoldmanrubin.com/ Illustrator Website: http://billfarnsworth.com/ Media Used: Book does say … Continue reading

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The Secret Cave: Discovering Lascaux – Written and Illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully

The Secret Cave: Discovering Lascaux, Written and Illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully, 2010, 36 p., New York: Farrar Straus Giroux. 9780374366940. Age Range: 6-10 years. Author Website: http://www.emilyarnoldmccully.com/ Annotation:  Jacques, Jojo, Simon, and Marcel are about the make one of the … Continue reading

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How I Made it to Eighteen: A Mostly True Story – Written and Illustrated by Tracy White

How I Made it to Eighteen: A Mostly True Story, Written and Illustrated by Tracy White, 2010, 151 p., New York: Roaring Book Press. 9781596434547. Age Range: 12-17 years. Author Website: http://www.traced.com/ Annotation:  This graphic novel with take readers through seventeen … Continue reading

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Thoreau at Walden – Written and Illustrated by John Porcellino

Thoreau at Walden, Written and Illustrated by John Porcellino, 2008, 99 p., New York: Hyperion. 9781423100386. Age Range: 10-14 years. Awards: Best Fiction for Young Adults: 2009, Capitol Choices: 2009, Kirkus Best Young Adult Books: 2008. Author Website: http://www.king-cat.net/index.html Annotation:  Using … Continue reading

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Tibet: Through the Red Box – Written and Illustrated by Peter Sis

Tibet: Through the Red Box, Written and Illustrated by Peter Sis, 1998, 57 p., New York: Farrar Straus Giroux. 9780374375522. Age Range: 10-17 years. Author Website: http://www.petersis.com/index2.html Annotation:  Growing up, Peter Sis knew his father had experienced unheard of things while … Continue reading

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