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Tempests and Teamwork
Kids' Wings Award Books

Texas Bluebonnet Award Master ListSM

 for 2010-2011

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Our Tempests and Teamwork package includes a site license for one school, a spiral bound book, and CD containing 29 titles with over 700 pages of activities, nine "Jeopardy-type" games, Karoke-type songs, and professionally recorded songs! Use our Curriculum Connections pages to plan your year! Click each title below to go to a web page prepared just for you! There you will find a descriptor, extension links for research,and related books. If you click on the title again, you can order the novel or picture book at a big discount.

Children's literature provides powerful learning and entertainment opportunities that are catalysts to creativity and research.  How do Kids' Wings activities for these books transform your classroom? They provide balance, problem solving, group activities, and inspiration by giving you essential Imaginative Activities and Testing Activities to use with authentic literature.

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The Kids' Wings Award List for 2010-2011 for grades 3-7:
The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth by Kathleen Krull, (biography, inventor)
Nic Bishop Butterflies and Moths by Nic Bishop (picture book, science photographs)
A Dog on His Own by Mary Jane Auch, (a dog story told in first person)

Masterpiece by Eloise Broach (stolen classical art mystery about a priceless, unlikely friendship between a beetle and 11-year-old James)
The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Steward, (a gifted-kid mystery for grades 4-8)
The Night of the Seven Splashes by Vivian Laubach Thompson, (a Hawaiian legend)
The Perfect Wizard, Hans Christian Andersen
by Jane Yolen (biography)
Sneaky, Spinning Baby Spiders
by Sandra Markle (picture book, science photographs)
The Sherlock Files, The 100-Year-Old Secret by Tracy Barrett (Sherlock Holmes' great-great-great grandchildren uncover a mystery, grades 3-7)
Titanicat by Marty Crisp, illustrated by Robert Papp (picture book, history, Titanic)

Texas Bluebonnet Award Master ListSM for 2010-2011

11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass
14 Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy
All Stations Distress by Don Brown
That Book Woman by Heather Hinson
The Cabinet of Wonders by Marie Rutkoski
Calvin Coconut, Trouble Magnet by Graham Salisbury
Down, Down, Down, Journey to the Bottom of the Sea by Steve Jenkins
Dying to Meet You, 43 Old Cemetery Road by Kate Klise
The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau by Dan Yaccarino
The Hinky Pink, An Old Tale by Megan McDonald
Home of the Brave by Katherine Applegate
Jake Ransom and the Skull King's Shadow by Jack Rollins
Mud Shark by Gary Paulsen
Pirates by David Harrison
Sparrow Girl by Sara Pennypacker
Squirrel's World by Lisa Moser
Surfer of the Century by Ellie Crowe
Tap Dancing on the Roof by Linda Sue Park
The Uglified Ducky by Willie Claflin (hysterical spin-off from Hans Christian Andersen's "The Ugly Duckling")
Umbrella Summer by Lisa Graff

All Stations Distress and TitaniCat are included in the Kids Wings Tempests and Teamwork Collection of literature guides for award-winning novels and intermediate-level picture books. Our Tempests and Teamwork package includes a site license for one school, a spiral bound book, and CD containing 29 titles with over 700 pages of activities, nine "Jeopardy-type" games, Karoke-type songs, and professionally recorded songs! You can purchase a literature guide individually for around $12.95, but if you order Tempests and Teamwork, you can get 29 literature guides for only $25, or less than $1 each! This is probably the greatest bargain in the USA, as long as quantities last!


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Disclaimer: Texas Bluebonnet AwardSM is a service mark of the Texas Library Association, which is in no way affiliated with Kids' Wings or Suzy Red. Use of the Texas Bluebonnet Award mark in these materials does not imply any endorsement of any kind on behalf of the Texas Library Association. The Texas Bluebonnet Book Master ListSM was selected by the Texas Bluebonnet Award Committee of the Texas Library Association

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