Dear Mr. Henshaw Summary:
Beverly Cleary's Newbery Medal-winning book explores the thoughts and emotions of a sixth-grade boy, Leigh Botts, in letter form as he writes to his favorite author, Boyd Henshaw.
After his parents separate, Leigh Botts
Stone Fox Summary:
Little Willy lives with his Grandfather on a potato farm near Jackson, Wyoming. When Grandfather falls into a deep depression over his inability to pay the land taxes, Willy decides to help out by entering his dog Searchlight
War With Grandpa Summary:
Peter has lived in the same room his whole life and he loves it. He also loves his grandfather. But when his grandfather moves to his house and takes his room, Peter has to relocate upstairs. Peter wants his room back, so
Fourth Grade Celebrity Summary:
Casey is tired of living in her older sister's shadow, and wants to become popular in her own right. Her friend, Walter, is getting tired of writing to his pen pal, Tracy. And a boy named Gunther Reed keeps pestering
Double Life of Pocahontas Summary:
In a story that is as gripping as it is historical, Jean Fritz reveals the true life of Pocahontas. Though at first permitted to move freely between the Indian and the white worlds, Pocahontas was eventually torn
Explanatory Writing Prompt for the Chinese New Year. Students will research Chinese symbols and famous quotes that go along with the symbol to create an essay connecting that symbol to their own life.
Included: Prompt, Chinese symbols,
Felicity Learns a Lesson by Valerie Trip Summary:
Felicity is sent to Miss Manderly's house to learn to be a polite gentlewoman. She practices stitchery, dancing, penmanship, and the proper way to serve tea. Two sisters from England join the
The Wishgiver by Bill Brittain - When a strange little man comes to the Coven Tree Church Social promising he can give people exactly what they ask for, three young believers-in-magic each make a wish that comes true in the most unexpected way.