Maria C. (teachermom38) - Reviews

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97 Ways to Make Your Dog Smile
97 Ways to Make Your Dog Smile
Author: Jenny Langbehn
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 41
Review Date: 6/1/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Sheer fun, and great for bonding, too, these 97 loopy exercises combine a creative gift of touch with imaginative play scenarios.


Ancient Egypt Thematic Unit
Ancient Egypt Thematic Unit
Author: Mary Ellen Sterling
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 3
Review Date: 2/18/2007


For upper elementary/middle school level


Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons
Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons
Author: Lorna Landvik
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 818
Review Date: 6/29/2006


One of the best books I have ever read!!! These neighbor ladies form a book club and become very close friends. This book chronicles the changing roles of women in United States in a very unique way. LOVED IT!!!


The Bonesetter's Daughter
The Bonesetter's Daughter
Author: Amy Tan
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 234
Review Date: 10/8/2006
Helpful Score: 4


Wonderful book! Makes the reader treasure her mother as a whole person with a past, and as someone who may have endured hardships unimagined.


Book Boosters: More than Fifty Innovative Book Exploration Activities
Review Date: 3/28/2009
Helpful Score: 1


More than 50 Innovative Book Exploration Activities~
Book Boosters introduces students to a wide range of language arts projects based on real-world models. Formats include: letters, scripts, diaries, maps, time lines, sequels, museum displays, panels, interviews, murals, and TV shows. The book aims to help language artists:
~appreciate, analyze, and share literature
~sharpen writing, performing, and art skills
~Master subject matter throughout the curriculum


Clouds, Rain, Wind, and Snow (F1351)
Clouds, Rain, Wind, and Snow (F1351)
Author: Marti Abbott, Betty Jane Polk
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 2/18/2007
Helpful Score: 1


Thematic mini-units for a variety of weather-related literature selections. The activities span the curriculum as the students enjoy exciting art projects, science experiments, writing activities, etc. Some of the books featured include:
Gilberto and the Wind
Hide and Seek Fog
Peter Spier's Rain
Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain,
Cloudy with Meatballs,
The Snowy Day,
The Snowman, and others.
Appropriate for grades 2-5


Conquer the Night (Graham, Bk 2)
Conquer the Night (Graham, Bk 2)
Author: Shannon Drake
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 22
Review Date: 6/1/2006


Best-selling, award-winning author Shannon Drake returns with a sweeping new saga of midieval Scotland!


Don't Sweat the Small Stuff--and It's All Small Stuff
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff--and It's All Small Stuff
Author: Richard Carlson
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 472
Review Date: 6/1/2006


This is a book that shows you how to keep from letting the little things in life drive you crazy.


Famous People (Treasury of Reading)
Famous People (Treasury of Reading)
Author: Kenneth McLeish, Valerie McLeish, Damon Burnard
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 2/18/2007
Helpful Score: 1


Famous People contains the biographies of more than 250 great achievers from Socrates to Martin Luther King, Jr. There are artists, athletes, politicians, scientists, writers and pioneers. The biographies are short and most have a photo or illustration accompanying the written paragraph.


Fat Girl : A True Story
Fat Girl : A True Story
Author: Judith Moore
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
 159
Review Date: 11/11/2006


For anyone who has ever had a love/hate relationship with food or how they look. Fat Girl stuns and shocks, saddens and tickles.


First Aid for Your Soul: Holy Bible New Testament, NIV
Review Date: 6/1/2006


Contains answers to the top 5 questions college kids would ask God. Text in front and back of the New Testament is geared toward college-aged young adults.


Fun With Words: Fifty Five Worksheets for a Vocabulary Skills Workout
Review Date: 2/18/2007


Exercises in classifying words, understanding definitions, multiple meaning words, homonyms, and contractions. Also some more basic skills like singular and plural words, forming contractions, etc. A complete answer key is included.


History of Trucks (Cars & Trucks)
History of Trucks (Cars & Trucks)
Author: Bruce LaFontaine
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 2/18/2007


The history of trucks in a coloring book format, ranging from a 1904 Oldsmobile light delivery car to a 1995 Ford Explorer.


Hooray for the Big Book of Math Facts!
Hooray for the Big Book of Math Facts!
Author: Becky Daniel
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.7/5 Stars.
 3
Review Date: 2/18/2007


A BIG book of worksheets that provide lots of practice in basic math facts. Most are presented in fun puzzle format. There are even graphs provided for students to track their progress. Great for grades 1-4 or even for 5th graders who don't know their facts.


Key of Valor (Key, Bk 3)
Key of Valor (Key, Bk 3)
Author: Nora Roberts
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 6/1/2006


The conclusion to the stunning Key Trilogy!


Kids around the world
Kids around the world
Author: Lee Quackenbush
Book Type: Unknown Binding
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 2/18/2007


Grades 2-3 Whole Language Thematic Unit
A very complete unit which includes literature, poetry, spelling, math, science, social studies, art, music, a six-foot black and white banner, evaluation ideas, and even some stickers!


Medieval Times Thematic Unit
Medieval Times Thematic Unit
Author: Cynthia Ross
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 5
Review Date: 2/18/2007


For upper elementary/middle school level


Men are from Mars Women are from Venus  (Audio Cassette) (Abridged)
Men are from Mars Women are from Venus (Audio Cassette) (Abridged)
Author: John Gray
Book Type: Audio Cassette
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 6/24/2006


This is a short and sweet abridged version of the book.


Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 1091
Review Date: 11/11/2006


Learn what it is like to try and get by on minimum wage today in the USA. Hint: It isn't possible. There but for the grace of God, go I.


Phonics: Phonics/Workbook
Phonics: Phonics/Workbook
Author: Karen Mitzo, Kim Mitzo
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 2/18/2007


Cute phonics reproducibles teaching initial consonants and long and short vowel sounds.


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