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Mrs. Thornton's Classroom Library

This shelf has several great books to use for your future classroom. In addition, these books would work great with all kinds of different lesson plans including different subjects such as History and even can help with explaining social cues and traditions.

Brave Irene

Brave Irene (Sunburst Books) - William Steig

     This book is set during a fierce winter storm and Irene, the dressmaker's daughter, is determined to deliver a dress to an important client of her mother's. Irene must endure harsh winds and even harsher temperatures. But when there's a will, there's a way and Irene is determined! Cheer Irene on along with your entire class with this classic.

     This book is leveled at ages 4-8 years and goes with many different lessons. A great way to use this story is to emphasize elements such as personification, context clues, cause and effect, character analysis, and so much more. There are so many elements in this book to help students with reading and writing.