Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books 2013 - 2014
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MASL Black-Eyed Susan picture book nominees for 2013-2014.
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ONE COOL FRIEND | Toni Buzzeo

ONE COOL FRIEND | Toni Buzzeo | Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books  2013 - 2014 | Scoop.it
Official Website of Author and School Librarian Toni Buzzeo
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One Cool Friend by Toni Buzzeo

 http://www.tonibuzzeo.com/ONE_COOL_FRIEND.html

Book Trailers:

http://youtu.be/gJq_Kxv4_0I

http://youtu.be/ebHpVKJAFwo

Read Online:

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/one-cool-friend

Lesson Plans:

http://www.us.penguingroup.com/static/images/yr/pdf/one-cool-friend.pdf

http://www.islma.org/pdf/2014MonarchAwardMasterList/One%20Cool%20Friendedited.pdf

Curriculum guide from author:

http://www.tonibuzzeo.com/onecoolfriendcurriculumguide.pdf

http://www.tonibuzzeo.com/EDUCATORS_files/buzzeosixtraitwritingguide.pdf

Reviews:

https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/toni-buzzeo/one-cool-friend/

http://wakingbraincells.com/2012/03/07/review-one-cool-friend-by-toni-buzzeo/

Reader’s Theater from author

http://www.tonibuzzeo.com/onecoolfriendreaderstheater.pdf

Suzy Red links and ideas

http://suzyred.com/pbks2013_One_Cool_Friend.html

Craft Caravan paper bag penguin

http://www.craftcaravan.com/penguin-puppet-craft-for-kids

Friends Drawing activity to go with book

http://www.teachervision.fen.com/childrens-book-characters/printable/72310.html

Penguin theme lesson ideas:

http://pinterest.com/terriaashby/penguin-theme/

Magellanic Penguin Resources:

http://a-z-animals.com/animals/magellanic-penguin/

http://animals.pawnation.com/magellanic-penguin-2467.html

http://www.theanimalfiles.com/birds/penguins/magellanic_penguin.html

http://www.bronxzoo.com/animals-and-exhibits/animals/birds/magellanic-penguin.aspx

http://www.arkive.org/magellanic-penguin/spheniscus-magellanicus/ ; (includes range map)

 

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Mousetronaut

Mousetronaut | Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books  2013 - 2014 | Scoop.it
A heartwarming picture book tale of the power of the small, from bestselling author and retired NASA astronaut Commander Mark Kelly.Astronaut Mark...
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Book Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpC9e4fqsGE

Reviews:

http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-1-4424-5824-6

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/14/books/review/mousetronaut-by-mark-kelly-and-more.html

Author Interview:

http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/mark-kelly-authors-brand-childrens-book-mousetronaut-17462709

Discussion Topics & Activities: http://readingtokids.org/Books/BookView.php?pag=2&bookID=00001040

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Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson & E. B. Lewis

Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson & E. B. Lewis | Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books  2013 - 2014 | Scoop.it
WINNER OF A CORETTA SCOTT KING HONOR! Each kindn
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Author’s Website: http://www.jacquelinewoodson.com/

Author Interviews: http://www.slj.com/2012/10/featured/interview-jacqueline-woodson-talks-about-her-picture-book-each-kindness/

http://bigreadblog.arts.gov/?p=5583

http://www.nypl.org/author-chat-jacqueline-woodson

http://rhapsodyinbooks.wordpress.com/2011/02/13/sunday-salon-interview-with-award-winning-author-jacqueline-woodson/

http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/ALAN/v32n3/caswell.pdf

Meet-the-Author Movie: http://www.teachingbooks.net/author_collection.cgi?id=50&a=1

Backstory: http://www.teachingbooks.net/book_reading.cgi?id=8426&a=1

Teacher Guides: http://www.us.penguingroup.com/static/images/yr/pdf/tl-guide-jacquelinewood.pdf

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A Storm Called Katrina - By Myron Uhlberg - Book Review

A Storm Called Katrina - By Myron Uhlberg - Book Review | Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books  2013 - 2014 | Scoop.it
A fictional but realistic account of a 10-year-old boy who lives in New Orleans during the great hurricane of 2005 and its aftermath.
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Reviews:

http://www.booklistonline.com/A-Storm-Called-Katrina-Myron-Uhlberg/pid=4924074

http://bookpeepwonders.blogspot.com/2011/10/storm-called-katrina-by-myron-uhlberg.html

http://www.brandeis.edu/now/2011/august/uhlberg.html

Activities: http://ksbillmartinaward.wikispaces.com/A+Storm+Called+Katrina+activities

Author Interview: http://www.fcps.edu/fairfaxnetwork/mta/uhlberg.html

Publisher’s Discussion Guide: http://peachtree-online.com/files/private/books/371/teachers-guides/StormCalledKatrinaActivitySheet.pdf

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Mrs. Harkness and the Panda by Alicia Potter; illustrated by Melissa Sweet

Mrs. Harkness and the Panda by  Alicia Potter;  illustrated by Melissa Sweet | Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books  2013 - 2014 | Scoop.it
In 1934, Ruth Harkness had never seen a panda bear.  Not many people in the world had.But soon the young Mrs. Harkness would inherit an expedition from her explorer husband: the hunt for a panda.  She knew that bringing back a panda would be hard.
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Reviews: http://www.nonfictiondetectives.com/2012/03/mrs-harkness-and-panda-by-alicia-potter.html

http://kidlitwhm.blogspot.com/2013/03/mrs-harkness-and-panda.html

http://jeannewalkerharvey.blogspot.com/2012/06/mrs-harkness-and-panda.html

http://kidlitbits.blogspot.com/2013/02/mrs-harkness-and-panda.html

Reader’s Guide: http://www.randomhouse.com/book/132833/mrs-harkness-and-the-panda-by-alicia-potter#reader'sguide

Teaching Books: http://www.teachingbooks.net/tb.cgi?tid=31052

Quizlet:  http://quizlet.com/19205466/bob-questions-mrs-harkness-and-the-panda-flash-cards/

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Stand Straight, Ella Kate | BookPage

Stand Straight, Ella Kate | BookPage | Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books  2013 - 2014 | Scoop.it
Melissa McDonald's insight:

Book Reviews:  http://www.kidlitfrenzy.com/2010/12/book-review-stand-straight-ella-kate.html

http://suebe2.wordpress.com/2012/08/13/stand-straight-ella-kate-the-true-story-of-a-real-giant-by-kate-klise-and-m-sarah-klise/

http://kids.huntleylibrary.info/Stand_Straight_Ella_Kate

http://patzietlowmiller.com/2010/06/24/kid-review-sonia-says-stand-straight-ella-kate/

Author’s and Illustrator’s website: http://www.kateandsarahklise.com/

Interview: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/authors/interviews/article/53047-q-a-with-kate-and-m-sarah-klise.html

The Tallest Man website: http://www.thetallestman.com/ellaewing.htm

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Goldilocks and Just the One Bear :: Leigh Hodgkinson :: Books :: Nosy Crow

Goldilocks and Just the One Bear :: Leigh Hodgkinson :: Books :: Nosy Crow | Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books  2013 - 2014 | Scoop.it
As we acquire more great children’s books, we’ll have much more on this page, so do keep coming back to see how we’re getting on.
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Sneak Peak:

http://nosycrow.com/books/leigh-hodgkinson/goldilocks-and-just-the-one-bear

http://www.theresabook.com/2012/07/the-year-of-the-picture-book-goldilocks-and-just-one-bear-by-leigh-hodgkinson/

Read aloud:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvrAZEUP4Po

Blog Post:

http://bookarooreview.blogspot.com/2012/09/goldilocks-and-just-one-bear.html

 Review:

https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/leigh-hodgkinson/goldilocks-and-just-one-bear/

http://www.kids-bookreview.com/2012/04/review-goldilocks-and-just-one-bear.html

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page skipper: Ten Rules You Must Absolutely Not Break if You Want to Survive the School Bus by John Grandits

page skipper: Ten Rules You Must Absolutely Not Break if You Want to Survive the School Bus by John Grandits | Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books  2013 - 2014 | Scoop.it
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Book Trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=By9ZFIBgp5c

 

Author's Website: 

http://www.johngrandits.com/home.php

 

Interviews and Reviews:

 

http://test.austinillustration.com/10-rules-you-absolutely-must-not-break-if-you-want-to-survive-the-school-bus/

 

http://pageskipper.blogspot.com/2013/05/ten-rules-you-must-absolutely-not-break.html

 

http://kellyrfineman.livejournal.com/306516.html

 

Reader’s Theater: http://texasbluebonnetaward2014.files.wordpress.com/2012/12/rt-ten-rules-final.pdf

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Cynsations: Guest Post: Monica Brown on Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match

Cynsations: Guest Post: Monica Brown on Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match | Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books  2013 - 2014 | Scoop.it
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Monica Brown's website:

http://www.monicabrown.net/

 

Author Interviews and Activities for Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match:

http://www.teachingbooks.net/media/pdf/BlueSlip/Marisolactivitykit.pdf

 

http://www.booksbesidemybed.com/2011/12/marisol-mcdonald-doesnt-match-by-monica.html

 

http://www.teachingbooks.net/tb.cgi?tid=27001&a=1

 

http://www.papertigers.org/wordpress/tag/monica-brown/

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Monica Brown - Children's Book Author - Books > Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match/Marisol McDonald no combina

Monica Brown - Children's Book Author - Books > Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match/Marisol McDonald no combina | Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books  2013 - 2014 | Scoop.it
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Author Website: http://www.monicabrown.net/index.html

Book  Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyHfEB7IYAs

Book Trailer (SafeShare view): http://safeshare.tv/w/zThCQZnkpC

Activity Kit:  http://www.monicabrown.net/files/MarisolActivityKit.pdf

Review: http://www.readerkidz.com/2011/11/22/marisol-mcdonald-doesnt-match-by-monica-brown/

Author interviews:  http://cynthialeitichsmith.blogspot.com/2012/01/guest-post-monica-brown-on-marisol.html

http://www.readingrockets.org/books/interviews/brownm/

http://www.readingrockets.org/books/interviews/brownm/transcript/

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The Camping Trip that Changed America by Barb Rosenstock & Mordecai Gerstein

The Camping Trip that Changed America by Barb Rosenstock & Mordecai Gerstein | Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books  2013 - 2014 | Scoop.it
Caldecott medalist Mordicai Gerstein captures the
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Author’s website: http://www.barbrosenstock.com/

Book Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVRXoCJDlEw

Reviews:

http://www.slj.com/2012/09/books-media/politics-we-the-people-focus-on/

http://cynthialeitichsmith.blogspot.com/2012/02/giveaway-camping-trip-that-changed.html

Teacher’s Guides:

 http://www.barbrosenstock.com/read/Camping_Trip_Tools_BarbRosenstock.pdf

 http://www.islma.org/pdf/2014MonarchAwardMasterList/Camping_Trip.pdf

 

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Alphasaurs and Other Prehistoric Types by Sharon Werner and Sarah Forss

Alphasaurs and Other Prehistoric Types by  Sharon Werner and Sarah Forss | Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books  2013 - 2014 | Scoop.it
Like the creatures so artfully rendered in the best-selling Alphabeasties, the dinosaurs in this stylish book are ingeniously engineered out of letters. A different typeface comprises each animal.
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Reviews:

http://www.slj.com/2013/01/books-media/reviews/bookmultimedia-review-stars-list-january-2013/

http://www.busylibrarian.com/2013/01/books-for-us-alphasaurs-and-other.html

http://www.readkiddoread.com/book/660

Article about Sharon Werner: http://www.mnstate.edu/alumni/spotlightsharonwerner.aspx

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Creepy Carrots!

Creepy Carrots! | Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books  2013 - 2014 | Scoop.it
Aaron Reynolds
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Book Trailer:  http://vimeo.com/43773523

Author Website: http://www.peterbrownstudio.com/books/

Author Interview: http://www.librarypoint.org/creepy_carrots_reynolds

Meet the Author reading: http://www.teachingbooks.net/book_reading.cgi?id=8434&a=1

Reviews: http://blogs.slj.com/afuse8production/2012/09/20/review-of-the-day-creepy-carrots-by-peter-brown/

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Holiday House Book Page

Holiday House Book Page | Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books  2013 - 2014 | Scoop.it
Holiday House Books for Young People
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Reviews:  http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-8234-2400-9

https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/amy-lowry/fox-tails-four-fables-aesop/

Author/Illustrator Website:  http://amylowry.com/books/

Educator’s Guide: http://holidayhouse.com/docs/Fox_Tails.pdf

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Joha Makes a Wish: A Middle Eastern Tale - Marshall Cavendish

Joha Makes a Wish: A Middle Eastern Tale - Marshall Cavendish | Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books  2013 - 2014 | Scoop.it
Marshall Cavendish, Joha finds a magic stick and learns that you don't always get what you wish for.
Melissa McDonald's insight:

SLJ Review: http://blogs.slj.com/afuse8production/2010/06/01/review-of-the-day-joha-makes-a-wish-by-eric-a-kimmel/

Reviews:  http://bookdragon.si.edu/2010/08/23/joha-makes-a-wish-a-middle-eastern-tale-adapted-by-eric-a-kimmel-illustrated-by-omar-rayyan/

http://grapejuicekidslit.blogspot.com/2012/09/v-behaviorurldefaultvmlo_29.html

 

Teaching Books: http://www.teachingbooks.net/tb.cgi?tid=26218&a=1

Author Website: http://ericakimmel.com/

Author's Hear-a-Story: http://ericakimmel.com/hear-a-story/

 

 

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Henry's Heart | Charise Mericle Harper | Macmillan

Henry's Heart | Charise Mericle Harper | Macmillan | Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books  2013 - 2014 | Scoop.it
Henry's Heart by Charise Mericle Harper. Henry (and his heart) are perfectly happy playing... Bonus Publisher Materials: Praise, Author Biography, Awards
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Author’s Website: http://www.chariseharper.com/about_me/

Interviews:

http://mommypoppins.com/newyorkcitykids/charise-harper-nyc-childrens-book-author-and-illustrator

http://mackidsbooks.com/a-heart-to-heart-with-the-author-of-henrys-heart/

Reviews:

 http://www.texaslibrarian.com/picture-books/henrys-heart-a-boy-his-heart-and-a-new-best-friend-by-charise-mericle-harper/

http://www.practicallyparadise.org/2011/12/

Publisher: http://us.macmillan.com/henrysheart/ChariseHarper

TeachingBooks.net:  http://www.teachingbooks.net/tb.cgi?tid=30003

Activities: http://www.pinterest.com/llevitt/bes-activities/

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Fish Tale: Conversation with 'Sophie's Fish' author A.E. Cannon : The Ticket

Fish Tale: Conversation with 'Sophie's Fish' author A.E. Cannon : The Ticket | Black-Eyed Susan Picture Books  2013 - 2014 | Scoop.it
Recently I had the pleasure of talking with A.E. (Ann Edwards) Cannon about her delightful new book, “Sophie’s Fish."
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Interviews: 

http://designofthepicturebook.com/tag/ae-cannon/

http://shelfelf.wordpress.com/2012/04/

 

Official Website and Blog:

http://aecannon.com/

http://anncannon.blogspot.com/

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