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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.

January 2019
reviewed: Where The Wild Things Are
I am very biased when it comes to this book because it is one of my all time favorites! This book is about a boy who learns t...
Where The Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak
reviewed: Duck! Rabbit!
This book takes on the questions of all time: Is It a duck or a rabbit? Well in this book, it depends on how you look at it! ...
Duck! Rabbit! - Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Tom Lichtenheld
reviewed: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
When all the letters of the alphabet climb to the top of a tree, will there be enough room? There will certainly be enough ro...
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom - Bill Martin Jr., John Archambault, Lois Ehlert
reviewed: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Your students will love this cute classic book. The book starts with a mouse who wants a cookie, but if you give him one, you...
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie - Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond
reviewed: The Polar Express
This Christmas classic includes a young boy eager and lying awake one Christmas Eve, when he is invited aboard a magical trai...
The Polar Express - Chris Van Allsburg
reviewed: Number the Stars
When the German troops threaten their way of life, Annemarie Johansen's family takes in her best friend, Ellen Rosen, and con...
Number the Stars - Lois Lowry
reviewed: The Kissing Hand
With this books reading level at grades preK through kindergarten, this book is targeted for starting readers. This book is a...
The Kissing Hand  (Chester the Raccoon - Nancy M. Leak, Ruth E. Harper, Audrey Penn
reviewed: The Hundred Dresses
The main character, Wanda Petronski, is ridiculed by her classmates for wearing the same dress everyday. Wanda claims she has...
The Hundred Dresses - Eleanor Estes, Louis Slobodkin
reviewed: A Bad Case of Stripes
This colorful book teaches children to be themselves, no matter what others opinions are. Camilla Cream, the main character, ...
A Bad Case of Stripes - David Shannon
reviewed: Horton Hears A Who!
In this classic Dr. Seuss book, Horton, the main character, learns that every heart matters no matter how small when he finds...
Horton Hears a Who. Dr. Seuss - Miranda Richardson
reviewed: Bridge to Teranithia
This book is an all time favorite and classic. The main character is a quiet young boy who is the fastest runner in the fifth...
Bridge to Terabithia - Katherine Paterson
reviewed: Pete the Cat: Rockin' in my School Shoes
This cute story is about a cat on the first day of school wearing his favorite school shoes. Pete the Cat is a cute character...
Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes - Eric Litwin, James Dean
reviewed: Corduroy
This story of a small teddy bear waiting on a department store shelf for a child's friendship is an endless classic your stud...
Corduroy - Don Freeman
reviewed: The Big Orange Splot
In this amazing book about being different, the main character , Mr. Plumbean, lives on a street where all the houses are the...
The Big Orange Splot - Daniel Pinkwater
reviewed: Stellaluna
With this books reading level at ages 2 and up, this book is great for any age. You and your students will fall in love with ...
Stellaluna - Janell Cannon