Downloadable Literature Guides

Forever Friendships

Including Jeopardy-type games for:
Surviving Antarctica ,
Each Little Bird That Sings
The Big House
The Forging of the Blade
Thomas Edison, A Brilliant Inventor

Children's literature provides powerful learning and entertainment opportunities that are catalysts to creativity and research.  The Texas Bluebonnet Book Master ListSM, 19 of which are included in our 2006-2007 guide, was selected by the Texas Bluebonnet Award Committee of the Texas Library Association.  Click each title below to browse or order individually. Our 21 Kids' Wings Teacher/Kids Units that include Kids' Wings Bonus Books, The City of Ember and Thomas Edison, A Brilliant Inventor, is now available in Forever Friendships. Extension links for each book are provided! Be sure you have your sound on to get the full effects!

Forever Friendships
Friendship Quotes
Friendship Writing
Forever Friendship Music

Kids' Wings Award Winners with Research Links
The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
Thomas Edison, A Brilliant Inventor by the Editors of TIME for Kids

Selections from the 2006-2007
Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List
The Big House by Carolyn Coman
Each Little Bird That Sings by Deborah Wiles
Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs by Sabuda & Reinhart

The Forging of the Blade by R. L. LaFevers
Ghost Fever/Mal de Fantasma by Joe Hayes
The Giant Rat of Sumatra or Pirates Galore by Sid Fleischman
Good Dog by Maya Gottfried

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
The Magician’s Boy by Susan Cooper

Mosquito Bite by Alexandra Siy and Dennis Kunkel
The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy by Jeanne Birdsall
Project Mulberry by Linda Sue Park
Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds: The Sammy Lee Story by Paula Yoo

So B. It: A Novel by Sarah Weeks

The SOS File by Betsy Byars, Betsy Duffey, and Laurie Myers
Sure as Sunrise: Bruh Rabbit and His Walkin' Talkin' Friends by Alice McGill
Surviving Antarctica by Andrea White
The Toughest Cowboy by John Frank
Wildfire! by Elizabeth Starr Hill

Friendship Quotes

Cut each quote in half. Distribute the halves to your students and allow them to mingle to find the person who completes their quote.


Forever Friendships: Bluebonnet Celebrations 2006-2007

This awesome teacher/student learning guide

will be available ONLY through Kids' Wings!

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How to Make Bookworms

The book list presented here is an altered presentation of the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master ListSM and is not endorsed in any way by the Texas Library Association. The complete Master List may be found at

Note from Suzy Red: In Your Face by Donna M. Jackson was not included in Forever Friendships because its presentation of evolution as fact and not theory.

"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 Kids' Wings web pages and/or 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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