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Picture Book Mentor Texts for Persuasive Writing

Persuasive writing is an increasingly common requirement for the primary grades, but many kids don’t have much experience with it. If your students are stuck on the same formats or could use a wider set of stylistic moves to be more convincing, check out these useful titles.

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Fall for Fantastic Books: An October Reading Challenge for Kids

These ten reading challenge ideas will have young readers haunting their bookshelves and exploring new reads all month long.

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9 Brand-New Books to Read in October 2018

This month’s list of new fictin and nonfiction releases are sure to satisfy any literary cravings that arise at the official start of pumpkin spice season.

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Teen

10 Nonfiction Books About Activism for Teens

These ten books help inspire and support teen and young adult readers who are interested in activism in their own communities and beyond.

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Pre-K

Lucy and the String Celebrates Childhood Creativity and Problem-Solving

Lucy and the String doesn’t try to squash that magical sparkle of curiosity by scaring children with big consequences. Instead, it encourages them to get creative and use problem-solving skills to make things right when they’ve made mistakes.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

15 Spanish/English Bilingual Picture Books

Bilingual picture books offer children the opportunity to develop a second language and expand their cultural awareness. Here are 15 Spanish/English gems.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

11 Picture Books with Twist Endings Kids Won’t See Coming

Is there anything better than a twist ending? We’ve collected some of our favorite children’s books with surprise twists that will delight readers of all ages.

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Tween

A Printable Educator’s Guide to Matilda

The activities in these Common Core-aligned lesson plans emphasize reading comprehension and help young readers navigate Matilda’s tough topics.

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Growing Reader

Tween

A Roald Dahl Book for Every Kind of Kid

Which Roald Dahl book is perfect for your kid? From the budding poet to the reluctant reader, here are a few Dahl titles suited to all kinds of little personalities.