Discussion questions, vocabulary and reading comprehension activities for Newbery Medal winners. The Newbery is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

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Produced by Scholastic, the titles in this series are based on award-winning children’s books. With titles from such authors as Maurice Sendak, Robert McCloskey, Verna Aardema, and Tomie DePaola, the series encourages children to read and have a greater appreciation for literature. Includes online videos and accompanying teacher's guides with viewing activites for the following titles: The Amazing Bone - William Steig Andy and the Lion - James Daugherty Blueberries for Sal - Robert McCloskey Crow Boy - Taro Yashima Doctor DeSoto - William Steig Drummer Hoff - Ed Emberley Duke Ellington - Andrea David Pinkey, ill by Brian Pinkney Goldilocks and the Three Bears - James Marshall In the Night Kitchen - Maurice Sendak John Henry - Julius Lester, ill by Jerry Pinkney Make Way for Ducklings - Robert McCloskey Millions of Cats - Wanda Gag Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters - John Steptoe Officer Buckle and Gloria - Peggy Rathmann Owen - Keven Henkes The Paper Boy - Dav Pilkey Rapunzel - Paul O. Zelinsky Stone Soup - Marcia Brown A Story, A Story - Gail E. Haley Strega Nonna - Tomie de Paola Sylvester and the Magic Pebble - William Steig Time of Wonder - Robert McCloskey Village of Round and Square Houses - Ann Grifalconi Where the Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears - Leo & Diane Dillon Zin! Zin! Zin! a Violin - Lloyd Moss, ill by Marjorie Priceman Zlateh the Goat - Isaac Bashevis Singer
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The Giver

by Ginger Lindberg

Resources on teaching The Giver by Lois Lowry
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Holes

by Abigail Fee

This collection contains roadmaps and vocabulary exercises pertaining to Louis Sachar's "Holes."
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Three different outlined essay options based on the novel Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH (a great read, by the way!)
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Number the Stars

by Ginger Lindberg

Resources for teaching Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
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This collection contains roadmaps and vocabulary exercises pertaining to Mildred D. Taylor's "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry."
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