Friday, December 25, 2009

Reader's Advisory - Sarah Dessen

  • Teenage girls
  • Teenage boy/girl relations
  • Self-discovery
  • Guilt
  • Realistic fiction
The boyfriend list: (15 guys, 11 shrink appointments, 4 ceramic frogs, and me, Ruby Oliver) by E. Lockhart
Things Hoped For by Andrew Clements
This is all: the pillow book of Cordelia Kenn by Aidan Chambers
Amazing Grace by Megan Shull
Girl of the Moment by Lizabeth Zindel

Thanksgiving Storytime

Storytime for 1-1/2 to 3 year olds:
  • Opening - Skinnamarink, Sticky Sticky Bubblegum
  • Book #1 – Biscuit Is Thankful written by Alyssa Satin Capacilli, illustrated by Pat Schories (board book)
  • Activity –If You're Happy and You Know It (action song from Songs for Wiggleworms)
  • Flannelboard/Puppets - Turkey Hide and Seek (A fingerplay that I changed into a stick puppet rhyme. I found it at http://www.susanmdailey/fingerplays.html as of 19 May 2007.)
  • Book #2 - Five Silly Turkeys by Salina Yoon (board book)
  • Activity - I'm a Little Turkey (action song to the tune of "I'm a Little Teapot" that I found in a Mailbox magazine)
  • Closing - Tambourines using "Kookaburra" from Where Is Thumbkin?: Action Songs for Every Month by Kimbo
  • Craft – Glue feathers to turkey cut-out