Women Who Changed the World: New Book by Laurie Calkhoven + Free Copy Give-away

Darlene Beck Jacobsen has a fantastic post with Laurie Calkhoven about Laurie’s new book, WOMEN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD. This book is so great, it sold out at our book fair before I could get a copy! 🙂

What a great book for Women’s History Month displays…take it away, Darlene!

“Laurie Calkhoven has always been one of my favorite writers of historical fiction.  When I heard about her new book, WOMEN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD, I had to ask her about it.  Here’s Laurie: WO…”

Source: Women Who Changed the World: New Book by Laurie Calkhoven + Free Copy Give-away

Be sure to comment on Darlene’s blog so you’re entered for the giveaway.

Last week, I wrote about the Whole Book Approach to read-alouds. I tried it out this week with my kindergarten classes in the library, and it was a smashing success! We had so much fun together, and the students were even more engaged than usual. Of course, it’s hard not to be engaged when you’re reading Mo Willem’s Pigeon books. 😉

From discussing why the books are square to examine the endpapers to looking closely at the typography, we had a great time!

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