Students will have an opportunity to purchase one of Barb Rosenstock’s books for her to sign when she is here on Friday, April 24th.
The books can be purchased through The Book Stall book order form. A hard copy of the form will go home this week, but you can also download it. Click here: rosenstock order form
This is a wonderful opportunity for your child to experience meeting an author and having their book signed in person.
Please email Mrs. Susina with any questions.
We are so excited to tell you that author Barb Rosenstock is coming to our school!
She is the author of the 2015 Caldecott Honor book, “The Noisy Paint Box,” as well as other award winning books such as “The Camping Trip that Changed America” and “Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library.”
Rosenstock will visit our school on Friday, April 24th and she will be speaking to students in grades Pre-K-5. There will also be an opportunity for your child to purchase one of her books and have it signed.
More information will be here and in this week’s BUZZ.
In addition to poetry book collections, there are some great websites they have poems that kids will be sure to enjoy.
One of them is the http://www.gigglepoetry.com/ website. Hundreds of different kinds of poems are available here.
Poetry4kids.com is the funny poetry playground of Children’s Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt, where you will find lots of funny poems and poetry books for children, classic children’s poetry, games, contests, poetry lessons and activities, and journals, plus a rhyming dictionary, funny poetry podcast, videos, school visit information and lots more.
If your child is interested in writing their own poem for Poem in Your Pocket Day, this website has some wonderful resources for them to use!
This week, we are talking about Poem in Your Pocket Day 2015!
“Poem in your Pocket Day” is Thursday, April 30th. As we have in the past, students will celebrate “Poem in Your Pocket Day” during library class by sharing their favorite poems!
During the week of April 27th, students will be asked to bring their poem to school on the day that they have library class. They may keep their poems in their pockets that day and the rest of the week so they can share with students in other classes.
The students are encouraged to share their poems with classmates, teachers, etc. They may also being extra copies of their poems to add to our “Poet-Tree” display or to tuck into a book in our library for someone to find.
Some classes have been watching this video of author/illustrator Peter Brown talking about how he gets illustration ideas for his books, specifically “Mr. Tiger Goes Wild.” It is a great example of an illustrator’s creative process.
This week, we will continue our study of art in picture books.
Collage, mixed media, and digital art a just a few of the kinds of artwork that you will find in books like, “Knock, Knock: My Dad’s Dream for Me,” “Spike: The Ugliest Dog in the Universe,” and “Machines at Work.” We will look at these books and many more!
Chris Grabenstein, author of our April Hooked on Books Club pick, will be at Andersen’s Bookshop in Naperville this Thursday at 7:00pm. He will be signing his just released book, “The Island of Dr. Libris.”