Nonfiction Monday: Children's Book Week
That Book Woman
by Heather Henson(Author)
and David Small (Illustrator)
Reading level: Grades K-3
Hardcover: 40 pages
Cal is not the readin' type, but that Book Woman keeps coming up the mountain and Cal learns to read so he can find out what the words say. (Inspired by the Pack Horse Librarians, the "Book Women" who carried books on horse or mule into the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky in the 1930s.)
Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Journey to Change the World…One Child At A Time Young Reader’s Edition
by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin (Authors), Adapted by Sarah Thomson
Reading level: Grades 4-8
Hardcover: 240 pages
Rescued by villagers in Pakistan while mountain climbing, Greg Mortensen returned their kindness by building schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Download the Children's Book Week Bookmark and print one for each child in your class.
Visit Scholastic's Professional Development Articles and Curriculum Ideas for National Children's Book Week 2009.
Students can write their own books with these Author Activities for National Children's Book Week.