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    From Random House. http://www.randomhouse.com/teachers/resourcecats/educator-guides/

    Educator Guides
    Thematic and curriculum connections for picture books, beginning readers, and middle grade books. Prepared by educators, these guides are designed to excite students about literature while saving you valuable lesson preparation time.

    Featured Educator Guides:

    Because of Mr. Terupt and Mr. Terupt Falls Again
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    I Have a Dream (Book & CD)
    By: Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Illustrated By: Kadir Nelson
    From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s daughter, Dr. Bernice A. King: “My father’s dream continues to live on from generation to generation, and this beautiful and powerful illustrated edition...
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    Oh, No!
    By: Candace Fleming
    Illustrated By: Eric Rohmann
    "This picture book reads like an instant classic.... Oh, yes!" raved Kirkus Reviews in a starred review.

    Young children will delight in repeating the refrain "OH, NO!" as one animal after another...
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    The Red Blazer Girls series
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    Annie and Helen
    By: Deborah Hopkinson
    Illustrated By: Raul Colon
    "What is breathtakingly shown here, through accurate, cross-hatched watercolor paintings; excerpts from Sullivan’s correspondence to her former teacher; and concise and poetic language, is the woman’s...
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    One Year in Coal Harbor
    By: Polly Horvath
    Readers rejoice--Primrose Squarp is back! The wise and curious heroine of the Newbery Honor Book Everything on a Waffle is facing another adventure-filled year in Coal Harbor. Even though her parents,...
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    Discovering Wes Moore
    By: Wes Moore
    Through the telling of events from his own life, Wes Moore (author of the bestselling adult title The Other Wes Moore) explores the issues that separate success and failure. He also counterpoints...
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    Fall Storytime Kit
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    Shabanu, Haveli, and The House of Djinn Educator Guide
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    Jump into the Sky
    By: Shelley Pearsall
    Levi Battle's been left behind all his life. His mother could sing like a bird and she flew away like one, too. His father left him with his grandmother so he could work as a traveling salesman—until...
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    Liar & Spy
    By: Rebecca Stead
    The instant New York Times bestseller from the author of the Newbery Medal book When You Reach Me: a story about spies, games, and friendship. Seventh grader Georges moves into a Brooklyn apartment building...
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    Wonder
    By: R. J. Palacio
    I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.

    August Pullman was born with a facial deformity that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream...
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    Chomp
    By: Carl Hiaasen
    Wahoo Cray lives in a zoo. His father is an animal wrangler, so he's grown up with all manner of gators, snakes, parrots, rats, monkeys, snappers, and more in his backyard. The critters he can handle. ...
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    A Ball for Daisy
    By: Chris Raschka
    Illustrated By: Chris Raschka
    Winner of the 2012 Randolph Caldecott Medal

    This New York Times Bestseller and New York Times Best Illustrated Book relates a story about love and loss as only Chris Rashcka can tell it. Any...
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    The Mighty Miss Malone
    By: Christopher Paul Curtis
    "We are a family on a journey to a place called wonderful" is the motto of Deza Malone's family. Deza is the smartest girl in her class in Gary, Indiana, singled out by teachers for a special path in life....
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