Change Is In the Air (Grades PreK-4)
Fall is here! Soon, the days will become shorter, and trees will change their color. You can sense each of these changes as you read about playing in leaves or watch an apple tree bear fruit. You might even feel a winter chill as you read a poem.[Readingrockets.org]
Fall Fun & Halloween Thrills (Grades K-5)
Welcome Halloween with these engaging stories about fall, spooky characters, and eerie happenings. Ideal read-aloud choices for October.
Ten Books for Halloween (Grades PreK-4)
Halloween is made for ghost stories, pumpkin stories, witch stories, monster stories, and more. From the slightly spooky to the simply silly, these recommended read-alouds are guaranteed Halloween hits. [Readingrockets.org]
Spooky & Mysterious Twists (Grades 6-8)
Go with the flow of Halloween month by featuring these suspenseful books in your classroom library or language arts curriculum. All the mystery and magic will keep pages turning and book discussions high-spirited.
Ten Out-of-This-World Space Books (Grades 1-4)
Whether you're reading stories about aliens or learning facts about the planets, your young astronauts will be transported to another world! [Readingrockets.org]
Encounters with Explorers (Grades 3-7)
Discuss point of view with your students after reading about Christopher Columbus' arrival in America through the eyes of a young Taino Indian boy. Your students will gain a new perspective on the early explorers.
Teen Read Week Is October 12-18 (Grades 7-10)
Motivate teens to read with these high-interest novels. They will develop an appetite for more after reading Suzanne Collins' new novel, The Hunger Games. In this Public Service Announcement video for Teen Read Week, American Idol contender Blake Lewis encourages teens to bite into their favorite books.