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Trials and Courage

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Trials and Courage is one of Kids Wings BEST collections of literature guides for award-winning books!   It contains 22 units with 848 pages of activities and 18 Jeopardy-type games.  While you can purchase each of the 22 units individually for about $12.95 each, if you purchase a Trials and Courage CD, you can get all 22 units for only $1.60 each!  It's truly a great deal for outstanding literature guides that will make your lesson plans so easy and guarantees the skill-building, problem-solving results!  SAT scores skyrocket among kids who have been taught through authentic, award-winning literature!

Here are the literature guides that come in Trials and Courage:

The Kids' Wings Award List for 2014-2015:

Double Dribble, Book 2, by W. C. Mack (gr. 4-6)
Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz (2013 Newbery Honor Book) (gr. 5-12)
Spy by Anna Myers (a 2009 BluebonnetSM Book) (gr. 4-12)
Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage (2013 Newbery Honor Book) (gr. 4-8)

Texas Bluebonnet Award Master ListSM 
for 2014-2015

Athlete vs. Mathlete, Book 1, by W. C. Mack
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt, 
Dead City by James Ponti -- fun book, but no unit is included in Trials and Courage 
The Expeditioners and the Treasure of Drowned Man's Canyon (unfortunately, with cursing by the youngest character)
Face Bug by J. Patrick Lewis
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures, NEWBERY MEDAL 2014
Lester's Dreadful Sweaters by K. G. Campbell
Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead
Lost Treasure of Tuckernuck by Emily Fairlie
Monsieur Marceau by Leda Schubert
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: One Dead Spy- graphic novel with curse words, no unit is included for this book
The Neptune Project by Polly Holyoke
Odette's Secrets by Maryann Macdonald (a Holocaust Biography)

Pickle (Formerly) Anonymous Prank Club by Kim Baker
Platypus Police Squad: The Frog Who Croaked by Jarrett Krosoczka
Rebel McKenzie by Candice F. Ransom 
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff

Spy Camp by Stuart Gibbs (Kids Wings Pick of the List) 
The Year of the Book by Andrea Cheng, Illustrated by Abigail Halpin


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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