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The Top 10 Historical Fiction/Non-Fiction Pairings for Middle Grade Readers by Susan Dee

While it’s certainly not a new idea to pair fiction and non-fiction texts, it’s one I’ve been spending more time thinking about over the past few years in my work with middle grade readers.  About three years ago I began to notice that as I was conferring with readers in my classroom, they very rarely […]

Small as an Elephant by Jennifer Jacobson

  Small as an Elephant by Jennifer Jacobson Publisher: Candlewick Press, March 2011   Awards and Recognitions: Parents’ Choice Gold Fiction Award  (http://www.parents-choice.org/product.cfm?product_id=29593&StepNum=1&award=aw) 2012 Maine Lupine Award (http://www.prmaine.com/2012/04/children%E2%80%99s-book-small-as-an-elephant-wins-2012-maine-lupine-juvenileyouth-award/) 2012 IRA Young Adult Choices Reading List (http://www.reading.org/Libraries/Awards/YoungAdultsChoices2012_web.pdf) 2012-2013 Maine Student Book Award Nominee (http://efolio.umeedu.maine.edu/~masl/msba/newlist.html) 2012-2013 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book Award Nominee (http://www.dcfaward.org/) Spring 2011 Kid’s […]