Childrens and Youth Read Aloud
Professional Development

Children and Youth Read Aloud
Short Stories & Picture Books
Black Cat
, Christopher Myers, Scholastic.

Building an Igloo, Ulli Steltzer

Fortunately, Remy Charlip, Aladdin.

Children Just Like Me, Barnabas & Anabel Kindersley - lives of children around the world.

Dance, Bill T. Jones & Susan Kuklin, Hyperion.
animation by Ruth Hayes

Happy to Be Nappy, bell hooks & Chris Raschka, Hyperion

Nina's Book of Little Things!, Keith Haring, Prestel.

Sleepytime Rhyme, Remy Charlip.

Yo! Yes?, Chris Raschka, Orchard Paperbacks.


The Block, Collage by Romare Bearden & Poems by Langston Hughes

Children of Promise, edited by Charles Sullivan

Dream Keeper and Other Poems, Langston Hugheski

Honey, I Love, Eloise Greenfield

I, Too, Sing America, Catherine Clinton

Make a Joyful Sound, Checkerboard Press

Talking to the Sun, Selected by Kenneth Koch & Kate Farell, excellent

Under the Sunday Tree, Eloise Greenfield & Amos Ferguson

Continuing Stories

Fantastic Mr. Fox, Roald Dahl, Other books include James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and many others.

Holes, Louis Sachar, Recently was selected as the Newbury Book of the Year.

Her Stories, Virginia Hamilton, African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales. Other books by Ms. Hamilton included Many Thousands Gone, Tricksters, and others.

Bernd & Hilla Becher - German photographers who document buildings.

Black Cat, Christopher Myers, Scholastic.

The Block, Collage by Romare Bearden & Poems by Langston Hughes

Chance Encounters - The L.A. Project, Douglas McCulloh - photographs from six years of chance-driven journeys across Los Angeles County.

Family of Black America, Cottman & Willis

Inside and Out - photographs by children in East Harlem, International Photography Center, New York City.

Landmarks of a New Generation - A Getty Museum supported projects that has youth looking visually at their neighborhoods. Available as a book and images online.

Professional Development
Drawing With Children & Drawing for Older Children & Teens, Mona Brookes – Excellent books on implementing art in the classroom. Great for directions while guiding students and teachers to incredible art in the classroom. St. Martin’s Press. Go to Monart for more possibilities.

Games for Actors and Non-Actors, Augusto Boal – Amazing book on street theater – how we become spec-actors.

Junior Great Books, Great Books Society – Shared inquiry for K-12 and onto adults. Great for questioning skills – whether using their books or others the workshops are fabulous for strategies. 800.222.5870

Teaching With the Brain in Mind, Eric Jensen – practical, easy-to-understand research on learning and the brain. ASCD

Thinking Maps, David Hyerle – Lots of easy great examples of word webbing with many suggestions and excellent models. Innovative Sciences, 975 Walnut Street, Suite 342, Cary, NC 27511, 800.243.9169

Visual Tools for Constructing Knowledge, David Hyerle - portraits of visual tools in action.

Light Fantastic, Philip Watson, Excellent book on finding out all about light.

Perspective, Alison Cole, Dorling Kindersley.

The Reading Teacher's Book of Lists, Fountoukidis, Fry, Kress.

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