Book Buddies

Award Winning Picture Books
the 2x2 Books for 2005 and the Mockingbird Books for 2004-2005
2x2 List for 2005
Named by the Texas Library Association Children's Round Table

Actual Size (math extensions, animal extensions) by Steve Jenkins (Scroll down to order.)
Armadilly Chili by Helen Ketteman
Baby Danced the Polka by Karen Beaumont
The Biggest Soap by Carole Lexa Schaefer
Down on the Farm by Merrily Kutner
Goose Moon by Carolyn Arden
How Many Kisses Do You Want Tonight? Varsha Bajaj
Kitten's First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale by Mo Willems
Little Raccoon’s Big Question Miriam Schlein
Magic Thinks Big by Elisha Cooper
Millie Wants to Play! by Janet Pedersen
Minnie's Diner: A Multiplying Menu by Dayle Ann Dodds (Great for 3rd graders! Scroll down to order.)
The neighborhood Mother Goose, Greenwillow Books/Amistad
Rooster=Gallo (Animals, Spanish) by Jorge Luján
Seeds, Seeds, Seeds by Nancy Wallace
Sing Along Song by JoAnn Early Macken
Te Amo, Bebé, Little One by Lisa Wheeler
Teeth, Tails & Tentacles: An Animal Counting Book by Christopher Wormell
Where is the Green Sheep by Mem Fox

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The Mockingbird Books
for 2004-2005

(List chosen by the Abilene I.S.D. Resource Specialists)

Actual Size (math extensions, animal extensions) by Steve Jenkins (Scroll down to order.)
The Ballad of Valentine by Alison Jackson
The Beeman by Laurie Krebs
Belinda the Ballerina by Amy Young
bow wow meow meow: it’s rhyming cats and dogs by Douglas Florian
Buster by Denise Fleming
Crazy Hair Day by Barney Saltzberg -- Purchase and download
Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin, Illustrated by Harry Bliss
Falling for Rapunzel by Leah Wilcox Purchase and download
Goldie and the Three Bears by Diane Stanley
Horace the Horrible: A Knight Meets His Match by Jack French Koller Purchase and download
Hotshots! by Chris L. Demarest
How I became a pirate by Melinda Long
I am America by Charles R. Smith
Math-terpieces: the art of problem-solving by Greg Tang -- Scroll down to purchase and download
My Lucky Day by Keiko Kasza
The neighborhood Mother Goose, Greenwillow Books/Amistad
A Sock is a Pocket for your Toes : A Pocket Book Garton, Elizabeth
Thesaurus Rex by Layna Steinberg. Illustrated by Debbie Harter
What do you do with a tail like this? by Steve Jenkins
BONUS BOOK: Hooway for Wodney Wat!!

Purchase the whole Book Buddies collection of 41 literature guides
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Examples of Math and Science Literature Guides in Book Buddies
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You can purchase four Kids Wings Math and Science guides for
Actual Size (11 pp), Matherpieces (8), Teeth, Tails, and Tentacles(8 pp), and Minnie's Diner (9), all in the same 36-page download! Sharable within your school! Only $12.95! Click Here to purchase and download

Activities for Minnie's Diner: A Multiplying Menu:

Activities for Math-terpieces: the art of problem-solving:

Activities for Actual Size:

Activities for Teeth, Tails & Tentacles: An Animal Counting Book:

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