Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Read on Wisconsin - February Picks

As they do each month, Read On Wisconsin has posted their February picks, which feature several Wisconsin authors.  Have you read any of these books or used them in a program?  Share your thoughts on this months titles in the comments section. 

Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers:
  • Rrralph by (Wisconsin author) Lois Ehlert (Beach Lane, 2011)
Primary (Gr K-2): 
  • Big Red Lollipop by Rukhsana Khan (Viking, 2010)
Intermediate (Gr 3-5):
  • Bad News for Outlaws by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson (Carolrhoda, 2009)
Middle School:
  • Freedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement by (Wisconsin author) Ann Bausum (National Geographic, 2005)
High School:
  • Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing by (Wisconsin author) Ann Angel (Amulet/Abrams, 2010) 
  • We Shall Overcome: A Song That Changed the World by (Wisconsin author) Stuart Stotts

Don't forget to log on to the Read On Wisconsin web site to get ideas and talk about ways to use ROW books and discuss the books themselves with educators and librarians.  You can visit the forums at:

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