Entries Tagged as 'Lesson Plans'

Horton Hatches the Egg

March 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I’m just crazy about Dr. Seuss’s elephant Horton.  Horton Hatches the Egg is quintessential Horton. He’s heroic, true to his word, and unwavering in his commitment to do good. When a momma bird needs a break from her nest, Horton reluctantly takes over, keeping her egg warm over the course of months. When […]

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‘Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving

November 7th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants, wrote and illustrated a decidedly pro-vegetarian children’s book for publishing behemoth Scholastic. In a playful parody on the classic Christmas poem, Pilkey brings a busload of children to a turkey farm where they befriend birds Ollie, Stanley, Larry, Moe, Wally, Beaver, Shemp, and Groucho.  The […]

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