When RoseAleta Laurell begins her new job at the Dr. Eugene Clark Library in Lockhart, Texas, she is surprised that the children of the town think the library is for adults. She vows to raise the money for a children's section and spends a week living and working on the library roof, even surviving a dangerous storm. With the help of the entire town, RoseAleta raises over $39,000 from within the community and across the country.
I have created 18 book extension activities for this title.
Cover Story Pre-Reading Activity
Making Connections Before Reading
Let’s Take a Picture Walk (2 Activities)
I Wonder… Formulating Questions
Comprehension Questions and Answer Key
Making Connections: Text to Self
Making Connections: Text to Text
Making Connections: Text to World
What Do You Think? Writing Activity
What is the Lesson?
3-2-1 Summarizing Activity
Book Review (2 Options)