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The Curious Case of the Missing Mammoth
Author: Ellie Hattie
Illustrator: Karl James Mountford
Published 2017 by Kane Miller EDC Publishing

Summary: Look out! There’s a mammoth on the loose, and Oscar has to get him home before the clock strikes one! This riotous adventure is packed with facts and lift-the-flap fun.

Review: I don’t think the summary of this book does it justice.  It is such a fun book that kids of so many different ages are going to love reading. It is about a boy who wakes up to find a mammoth wandering around his town looking for his baby brother. They follow the clues to The Curious Museum which has come to life like The Night at the Museum, and they chase Teddy, the baby mammoth, through different rooms in the museum: Underwater World, the Library, The Flight Floor, The Time of the Dinosaurs, and The Extinct and Endangered Creatures rooms. Trent and I loved the detailed and silly illustrations and trying to find Teddy on each page!

Teachers’ Tools for Navigation: In each room, there is the narrative of Oscar and Timothy, the big mammoth, but there are also flaps that include nonfiction information about the room that the story is currently taking place in. For example, in the ocean scene there are flaps that include flaps about octopus, blue whales, corral, and more! In the library there’s information about books & art, pilots in The Flight Floor, dinos in The Time of the Dinosaurs, and creatures in the Extinct and Endangered room.

This mix of adventure and facts makes this a perfect cross-curricular text to use or as an intro before a trip to a natural history museum.

Discussion Questions: What did you learn in each room?; Why does Oscar have to get Teddy back before 1:00?; What type of museum do you think The Curious Museum is?; What else did you see in the exhibits that you would like to learn about?; Why do you think the author included the flaps with nonfiction information?

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Read This If You Love: Nibbles: The Dinosaur Guide by Emma Yarlett, Natural History Museums, Night at the Museum movies

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The Misadventures of Max Crumbly: Locket Hero
Author: Rachel Renee Russell
Published: June 7, 2016 by Aladdin

A Guest Review by Emily Baseler

GoodReads Summary: Max Crumbly is about to face the scariest place he’s ever been: South Ridge Middle School. There’s a lot that’s great about his new school, but there’s also one big problem—Doug, the school bully whose hobby is stuffing Max in his locker. If only Max could be like the hero in his favorite comics. Unfortunately, Max’s uncanny, almost superhuman ability to smell pizza from a block away won’t exactly save any lives or foil bad guys. But that doesn’t mean Max won’t do his best to be the hero his school needs!

Review: This book is the beginning of a soon to be very popular series. I suggest you purchase a copy of this book for your classroom library while you still can. In June, the 2nd book will be released and I have a feeling it will not be available on the shelf for long. This book has a very similar style to the “Dairy of a Wimpy Kid” series which children across grade levels love. This book introduces relevant themes to a middle grade reader such as peer conflict, coping with bullying, pop culture, relationships, friendship, surviving middle school, and learning to laugh at yourself. This book was an easy ready and would be ideal for a more reluctant reader or to read for pleasure.

Teachers’ Tools for Navigation: This book is one of the rare few written in second person. Max Crumbly, the narrator, is writing journal entries addressing the reader as “you.” “The Adventures of Max Crumbly” would be an interesting text to explore point of view with your students. You could also use the text to highlight the use of exclamation and variation of font. Additionally, the text could be a resource when reviewing the writing process. There are entire sentences scratched out, arrows redirecting the narrative, edits, revisions, and inclusions in the final text.

Discussion Questions: Is this style of writing something you think you would be able to create?; How does the point of view of the narrator impact your perceptions as a reader?; What value did the illustrations add to the text—if any?; Are there any themes or topics in which you can identify/connect with?

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Online Resource: http://maxcrumbly.com/

Read This If You Loved: Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renee Russell, Dairy of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney

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Nonfiction Wednesday

Nonfiction Picture Book Wednesday is hosted by Kid Lit Frenzy and was started to help promote the reading of nonfiction texts. Most Wednesdays, we will be participating and will review a nonfiction text (though it may not always be a picture book).
Be sure to visit Kid Lit Frenzy and see what other nonfiction books are shared this week!

Scanorama Series
Amazing Animals
Dinosaurs
Deadly Predators
Author: Anna Claybourne
Published September 13th, 2016 by Silver Dolphin Books

Summary: Slide the scanner across the page to discover what lies under the skin of the world’s most fascinating creatures! In Scanorama: Amazing Animals, readers will meet a variety of species from across the animal kingdom and learn about their astounding feats of strength, speed, and endurance. The five movable sliders transform the illustrated animals—including an anaconda, a thorny devil, and a blue whale—to reveal their skeletons, creating a virtual X-ray on the page. Captivating facts, photographs, and illustrations provide even more details on each animal, and interactive flaps to lift enhance the scan-tastic educational experience.

Scanorama: Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures gives young readers the feel of working as a lab technician as they study dinosaurs and other amazing prehistoric animals. Five movable sliders transform illustrated creatures—such as the deadly T. rex, the armored Ankylosaurus, and the massive Argentinosaurus—into virtual X-ray scans, revealing their fossilized skeletons. Detailed text, photographs, and illustrations provide insights into how each animal survived in the prehistoric world, and even more facts can be found under the interactive flaps throughout the book.

On the pages of Scanorama: Deadly Predators, kids are treated to a virtual X-ray tour featuring some of the world’s most dangerous animals. Five movable sliders transform illustrated animals into full-body scans that reveal their skeletons and show how they have come to rule their habitats. Featured animals include a tiger, a scorpion, and a great white shark; each animal is covered in detail through informative text, photographs, and illustrations. To learn about even more deadly creatures, readers can lift the flaps and discover what is hiding in wait, ready to pounce on its next victim!

ReviewThese books are so cool! The author has moved nonfiction texts to another level by actual letting the reader see another level of the animals: their bones! The interactive aspect of the scanning makes the book fun, but it is also clever how it reveals the bones of the animal that is being highlighted. In addition to the scanning aspect, there is tons of information about the book’s topic!

Teachers’ Tools for Navigation: These books are made for the classroom. The immense amount of information, and their ability to keep the information fun and the reader entertained makes them perfect for independent activities as well as whole group.

Discussion Questions: What does the scanorama show you that other books don’t?; What other scanorama books would you be interested in seeing?; What careers would the scanorama books prepare you to be successful in?; What topic in the books would you be interested in learning more about?; What animals/dinosaurs had similar bone structures? Different bone structures?; What do predators have in common?

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Read This If You Love: Science, Animals, Dinosaurs

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Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. The feature was created because The Broke and Bookish are particularly fond of lists (as are we!). Each week a new Top Ten list topic is given and bloggers can participate.

 Today’s Topic: Top Ten Graphic Novels

from Luke S. and Amar A., 8th grade

Luke S.

1. HiLo by Judd Winnick

HiLo is about a boy from space, and he is such a funny person and would be a good friend. It is a fun and adventurous book.

2. Mal and Chad by Stephen McCranie

A boy and his dog and his amazing inventions. He has to keep his inventions to himself.

3. Bird and Squirrel by James Burks

Squirrel and bird are funny and go on fun adventures.

4. Dogman by Dav Pilkey

Dogman has a dog head and a man body who is the best crime fighter.

5. Big Nate: In a Class by Himself by Lincoln Peirce

Big Nate is a middle schooler who is struggling with popularity.

Amar A.

1. Sidekicks by Dan Santat

This book is very funny and has action and comedy mixed together perfectly.

2. Nnewts by Doug TenNapel

I like this book because it has a sort of mysterious/action plot to it.

3. Cardboard by Doug TenNapel

This book is great because it has a plot twist.

4. TeenBoat by Dave Roman 

This book is no where near normal which makes it hilarious.

5. Explorer: The Lost Islands edited by Kazu Kibuishi

This book is very mysterious and has many great stories in one.


 Today’s Topic: Top Ten Graphic Novels

from Omar B. and Ethan F., 6th grade

Omar B.

1. The Simpsons by Matt Groening

I like this book because it is funny.

2. Dog Man by Dav Pilkey

I like this book because it is about a superhero.

3. The Dumbest Idea Ever by Jimmy Gownley

I like this book because it is dramatic.

4. HiLo by Judd Winnick

I like this book because it is funny.

5. The Baby-Sitter’s Club by Raina Telgemeier and Ann M. Martin

I like this book because it is funny and dramatic.

Ethan F.

1. Amulet: The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi

This is a great adventure book.

2. Smile by Raina Telgemeier

This book is very funny.

3. Drama by Raina Telgemeier

This book is very interesting.

4. Bird & Squirrel by James Burks

This book is very funny.

5. Sunny Side Up by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm

This book is very deep for a graphic novel.

Thank you, Luke, Amar, Omar, and Ethan!

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? From Picture Books to YA!

It’s Monday! What are you Reading? is a meme started by Sheila at Book Journeys and now hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date. It is a great way to recap what you read and/or reviewed the previous week and to plan out your reading and reviews for the upcoming week. It’s also a great chance to see what others are reading right now…you just might discover the next “must-read” book!

Kellee and Jen, of Teach Mentor Texts, decided to give It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? a kidlit focus. If you read and review books in children’s literature – picture books, chapter books, middle grade novels, young adult novels, anything in the world of kidlit – join us! We love this meme and think you will, too.

We encourage everyone who participates to support the blogging community by visiting at least three of the other book bloggers that link up and leave comments for them.

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Last Week’s Posts

 

  

Tuesday: Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books I Want to Reread from Danny J., 6th grade

Wednesday: New Nonfiction Texts and Nonfiction & Fiction Chapter Books from Animal Planet

Thursday: Guest Review: Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos by Stephanie Roth Sisson

Friday: Nibbles: The Dinosaur Guide by Emma Yarlett

Sunday: Author Guest Post and Giveaway!: “Creepy Crawley Science” by Kim Kasch, Author of Irma the Inventor and the Vampire Spiders

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Wow! It is nice to be back! It has been four weeks since I’ve shared what I read, so this may be a bit much–sorry! I couldn’t leave any out because I want to recommend them all! If you want to know more about a specific book check out my Goodreads profile or feel free to comment below or tweet me @kelleemoye 🙂

Here is everything I read. In date read order by book type.

Picture Books

   

  

  

  • Can An Aardvark Bark by Melissa Stewart: See my review!
  • Scout by Gordon McMillan: A fun story about comparisons and friendship.
  • The Monster Next Door by David Soman: About a boy and a monster who build tree house across from each other and overcoming differences.
  • Blue Sky, White Stars by Sarvinder Naberhaus: BEAUTIFUL! Nelson’s artwork + Naberhaus’s poetry = perfection.
  • Come with Me by Holly M. McGhee: This picture book about how to make the world a better place is a must read for everyone. (Out 9/5/17)
  • Sarabella’s Thinking Cap by Judy Schachner: Sarabella is like many kids I’ve met but that many people don’t understand. This picture book will help adults and kids alike have some insight into quiet and creative kids. (Out 9/5/17)
  • La Princess and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya: A bilingual twist on the classic fairy tale.  (Out 9/5/17)
  • The Book of Mistakes by Corinna Luyken: An unconventional picture book about embracing mistakes or imperfections.
  • Renato and the Lion by Barbara Dilorenzo: This is definitely a new favorite. It made me cry. It is about art and history and family and connections. I loved it so much.
  • Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel by Adam Rubin: I loved Rubin’s first dragon picture book, and the sequel was just what I expected–more weirdness and humor.
  • Flashlight Night by Matt Forest Esenwine: Review coming soon!
  • This Book Will Not Be Fun by Cirocco Dunlap: The mouse tries really hard to keep the book boring, but it was just not meant to be.
  • Hattie and Hudson by Chris Van Dusen: I just love Van Dusen’s work! His illustrations are beautiful, and I also loved his story about assumptions and friendship.
  • Hello, Hippo! Goodbye, Bird! by Kristyn Crow: Like Hattie, Hippo/Bird is about not assuming and making friends when least expected.
  • Now by Antoinette Portis: A picture book about living in the moment and loving whatever you are experience as you experience it.
  • Spunky Little Monkey by Bill Martin, Jr. and Bill Sampson: A fun interactive book that Trent loved acting along with.
  • The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse by Mac Barnett: Klassen and Barnett have another winner! This book made me laugh out loud in the middle of ALA and ILA, and Trent loved it, too! (Out 10/10/17)
  • The Noisy Little Rooster by Carmen Agra Deedy: I can definitely now understand why everyone is sharing this picture book as one to use in civics classrooms or during social justice units. It is about not being quiet in the face of oppression.
  • Triangle by Mac Barnett: I don’t think Klassen and Barnett can do any wrong. This was probably Trent’s favorite book we read at ILA. He had me read it at least 5 times, he wore a Triangle tattoo for days, and we now have a Triangle poster on his door. I can’t wait for the other two in the series.
  • Ice Boy by David Ezra Stein: What a fun book about the water cycle that wasn’t actually about the water cycle but instead about an ice cube family. Trent loved this one, too. Another we reread multiple times at ILA.
  • Sing, Don’t Cry by Angela Dominguez: I’d never read any of Dominguez’s work, and now I need to read everything. I thank Katie at Macmillan for sharing this one with me–it was beautiful.
  • Out! by Arree Chung: A one-word picture book whose illustrations tell the majority of the funny story about a baby and his dog friend.
  • Are We Pears Yet? by Miranda Paul: I loved this unconventional nonfiction picture book! It is about seeds and plants and pears yet is funny and unique and like nothing I’ve ever read.
  • Little Elliott, Fall Friends by Mike Curato: Another loveable Little Eliott book with Mouse.
  • Nibbles: The Dinosaur Guide by Emma Yarlett: Check out my review!
  • What’s Below? by Clive Gifford: This book reminded me of Kate Messner’s Over and Under series but with only a spread per scene and with pop-ups.
  • The Currious Case of the Missing Mammoth by Ellie Hattie: Review coming this week!

Graphic Novels

  

  • Swing It, Sunny by Jennifer L. Holm: A perfect sequel to Sunny Side Up which focuses more on her life at home and her family. (Out 9/12/17)
  • Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties by Dav Pilkey: I love Dav Pilkey. Everything he does. And I know kids will be more than ecstatic to see Dog Man 3. (Out 8/29/17)
  • All’s Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson: Imogene is starting public school for the first time, and she’s trying to balance it and her family’s Renaissance Faire life. (Out 9/5/17)

MG/YA Novels

             

  • Edison’s Alley and Hawking’s Hallway by Neal Shusterman and Eric Elfman:
  • Dear Martin by Nic Stone: A heart-wrenching novel about a young Black boy’s struggle after being detained by the police without reason. (Out 10/17/17)
  • Vanished!: A T.O.A.S.T. Mystery by James Ponti: Review coming soon!
  • Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling: Review coming soon!
  • The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B by Teresa Toten: Whoa! I now understand why the Schneider Committee honored this book. I loved it so much. And the audio is highly recommended. It is a funny but super realistic look at an OCD support group.
  • Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds: The ending, guys! You must read it for the ending! Well, you must read it no matter what, but THE ENDING! (Out 10/17/17)
  • The Nest by Kenneth Oppel: Well, I finally did it. I read The Nest even though you all warned me about how creepy it was, but I did it! It is Coraline level awesome creepy–you are all right. It is a super dark yet brilliant read.
  • The Princess and the Page by Christina Farley: A fun fairy tale twist on the power of words! I hope there is going to be a sequel. Get this book for your fans of E.D. Baker.
  • Unwind, Unstrung, and Unwholly by Neal Shusterman: I am so glad I reread Unwind before starting the rest of the series as I realized I hadn’t remembered it as much as I’d thought. WHOA! It is still amazing and $&!% just hits the fan in book 1.5 and 2. Waiting for 3 & 4 from the library.
  • The Last Fifth Grade Class of Emerson Elementary by Laura Shovan: Loved the inclusion of diversity, civics, and poetry in the book. This really makes it perfect for a classroom read. Also, thank you to Laura for including all of the poetry resources at the back of the book.
  • The Serpent King by Jeff Zenter: READ THIS! I had a small fear that I wouldn’t like this book because of the hype, but I was wrong. (And the audiobook was great!) You should read my tweets when I was reacting to the book. It truly puts you on a terribly wonderful emotional roller coaster.
  • The Peculiar Incident on Shady Street by Lindsay Currie: Review coming soon! (Out 10/17/17)
  • The Real Us by Tommy Greenwald: Review coming soon! (Out 8/8/17)
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I am moving across the country to Colorado to start my new job at Colorado State University! Yahoo! This week I am working on getting settled and finding everything I need (including my computer!). I’ll see you all next week!

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Kellee

I am currently listening to The Mark of the Dragonfly by Jaleigh Johnson. I’m giving it a second go as an audiobook. The last time I started it, I just wasn’t in the mood for a world-building book, so I hope the audiobook sucks me in. I am also reading Guardians of the Gryphon’s Claw by Todd Calgi Gallicano which I’m 50% of the way through, and readers of Riordan are going to LOVE this one!

I also have these 4 books on hold at the library, so I will read them when I get them. Hopefully. I am back at work for 21 hours this week then preplanning starts next week (and I agreed to write a couple of teaching guides before 8/2), so I don’t know how much reading I’ll get to as the beginning of the year is so draining. Bye summer 🙁 But hello new students and sharing books 🙂

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Upcoming Week’s Posts

 

Tuesday:  Top Ten Tuesday: Twenty Favorite Graphic Novels by Amar & Luke, 8th grade, and Omar & Ethan, 6th grade

Wednesday:  Scanorama Series (Amazing Animals, Dinosaurs, & Deadly Predators) by Anna Claybourne

Thursday: Guest Review: The Misadventures of Max Crumbly: Locket Hero by Rachel Renee Russell

Friday: The Curious Case of the Missing Mammoth by Ellie Hattie

Sunday: Author Guest Post!

 So, what are you reading?

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“Creepy Crawley Science” 

S.T.E.M. (or Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) might not sound interesting to you. But, did you know when you play with Legos you’re using a form of engineering to create something?

And, who isn’t interested in flying cars, robots, and undersea ships? Well, those things are simply science, technology, engineering and math set in motion.

It’s all about finding easy ways to use these complicated disciplines to create new opportunities with common components…and some not so common ingredients, like spider silk.

Believe me, these teeny-tiny creatures create silk that can be used for breathtaking breakthroughs.

Spiders . . . ?

Yes. Spiders. I know you might think these eight-legged creatures sound more creepy than creative but did you know that spider silk is one of the strongest substances around? Well, it is. Scientists even call spider silk a “wonder material”.

I’m talking about that sticky stuff you sometimes walk through in the garden that sends shivers running up your spine.  Walking through a spider web immediately sends you searching for those little, unwelcome visitors which might be hiding in your hair. And, it’s stronger than steel and super flexible.

For decades scientists have been searching for a convenient way to harvest that silk so they would be able to use huge quantities.

It’s true. They have.

But, as you might expect, very few people want to become spider farmers simply to spend their afternoons walking up and down spider-infested rows to collect sticky webs dangling from trees, stuck to shrubs or clinging to bushes.

So what’s the answer to this scientific conundrum?

Well, you might want to read this article to find out more about sustainable spider silk: https://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/3013893/scientists-develop-sustainable-spider-silk-in-green-materials-breakthrough in BusinessGreen.com

And if you think that’s interesting, you really might enjoy reading Irma the Inventor and the Vampire Spiders.

How many kids do you know who can build robotic spiders out of scrap metal, develop a substance that’s stronger than steel, or crash a cyber-wizard’s computer from an undetectable monitor? Well, that’s Irma. Still, all she really wants is to make some friends and blend in for once, but no matter how hard she tries, Irma always seems to stand out.

This laugh-out-loud middle grade novel encourages readers to explore the STEM fields while never losing its sense of fun.

Irma the Inventor & the Vampire Spiders
Author: Kim Kasch
Published August 21st, 2017 by 50/50 Press

About the Book: 

How many kids do you know who can build robotic spiders out of scrap metal, develop a substance that’s stronger than steel, or crash a cyber-wizard’s computer from an undetectable monitor? Well, that’s Irma. Still, all she really wants is to make some friends and blend in for once, but no matter how hard she tries, Irma always seems to stand out.

This laugh-out-loud middle grade novel encourages readers to explore the STEM fields while never losing its sense of fun.

About the Author Kim Kasch: 

I grew up in a family with 9 kids and grandma living in the back bedroom. Not surprising that I have a few stories to tell, especially since we only had 1 t.v.

I spent my days reading and, later, trying to create another world where I could escape all those brothers and sisters-and grandma-by writing. Maybe that’s why I love books so much. Well, that and the fact that I was near the end of that long sibling-chain and never had the clout to pick the t.v. shows we watched. But I’d run home after school to catch the last fifteen minutes of Barnabus Collins in Dark Shadows…

I still love to run or maybe I should say, I love to wog (a cross between walking and jogging).

Here in Portlandia, I love Halloween themed runs – where people don costumes and run. It’s a lot of fun…and I know those two words don’t always go together: fun…and…run. But here, in the damp days of fall, I think it is.

And, with all those Halloween themed runs, I guess Dark Shadows had more of an influence than some people might think. Even today my favorite author is Stephen King. My all-time favorite book is Salem’s Lot, which might have something to do with Irma the Inventor and the Vampire Spiders 🙂 

Sorry to be so long-winded but did I say I love to write, and talk, and knit, and sew, and bake… I could go on but I’ll stop by saying, I hope you’ll stop by my blog, send me a tweet, or check out my Facebook page. I’ll be sharing news about new books over there.

Thanks for listening and, hopefully, reading 🙂

Join me on Twitter or stop by and see what I’m pinning on  Pinterest and, if you read Irma the Inventor and have a question or simply want to share a comment, please feel free to send me an email. I love connecting with readers.

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Nibbles: The Dinosaur Guide
Author and Illustrator: Emma Yarlett
Published 2017 by Kane Miller Publishing

Summary: NIBBLES, the book-eating MONSTER, has chomped his way into this book of DINOSAURS! Has he bitten off more than he can chew?!

What was a very serious book about very serious dinosaurs is suddenly interrupted by a hole – a nibbled hole – in the book. Who would do something like that?

Little ones will love trying to find the culprit – Nibbles – hiding among their favorite, easily recognizable dinosaurs. Is he an herbivore? A carnivore? Or … a bookivore?

Emma Yarlett’s Nibbles: The Dinosaur Guide is packed with flaps, folds, facts and die cuts, plus one very naughty monster and an ending to make Houdini proud. But has Nibbles bitten off more than he can chew?

Themes include humor and science.

Review: We love Nibbles. We have a stuffed Nibbles and have read the first one so many times (and it is one of my husband’s favorite picture books–he says it is so unique.) I am probably majorly biased when it comes to this review because OF COURSE we loved this one also. I mean, listen to this: 

What is so interesting about this new book is that it takes the concept of Nibbles (a book eating monster) and takes him on a time-traveling adventure to the age of the dinosaurs using his eating/transporting powers. It is funny and educational. Just as the first one combined Nibbles’s antics with fairy tales, this one combined Nibbles with dinosaurs education!

Teachers’ Tools for Navigation: What I love more about this one than the first one is that it has a cross-curricular component to it with the inclusion of dinosaurs and specific information about the dinosaurs. This allows the book to be used in reading, writing, and science lessons. I also think it’d be so much fun to have students write their own Nibbles story with him eating into a different topic than dinosaurs.

Discussion Questions: Which dinosaur was the scariest that Nibbles faced? The least scary?; What new information did you learn about dinosaurs?; What were the similarities and differences between the different dinosaurs Nibbles encountered?; What were the consequences of Nibbles jumping back in time?; If you were Nibbles, what book would you Nibble into? Where in time would you jump to?

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Read This If You Love: Dinosaurs, Humor, Battle Bunny by Jon Scieszka and Mac Barnett, Nibbles: The Book Monster by Emma Yarlett

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