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Subject: Elementary books
Date Posted: 5/19/2008 12:37 PM ET
Member Since: 4/16/2008
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I just posted some elementary books on core subjects today on my bookshelf.  I couldn't believe that 12 of them were wl books!

I'm mailing out seven books today!  That's a new record for me!  Theres a few left, and I'm wondering how fast they'll go.

Do children's books normally go fast?

~Karen~

Date Posted: 5/30/2008 11:29 AM ET
Member Since: 10/21/2007
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You must have had some really great children's books!  Some kids' books go fast, and others sit on the bookshelves for a long time.  I like to order quality children's literature.  I am not a big fan of most cartoon books, like Care Bears or Sponge Bob.  If a child likes those books, then that is a great way to get the child into reading, but they wouldn't be books I would buy for my classroom. 

Edited to add:  These are some authors and illustrators that I like for preschool age kids- Eric Carle, Laura Numeroff, David Shannon, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Laura Ingalls Wilder (My First Little House Series).  I'm sure I'm forgetting lots of authors...these are just a few who I really like. 



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