Monday, August 2, 2010
Back to school
It has officially started. That time of year when parents and grandparents come searching for the going-to-school books. Surprisingly enough, I've found a wonderful picture book which works for this occasion and as fun read aloud.
A Pirate’s Guide to First Grade
Written by James Preller
Illustrated by Greg Ruth
There are many books with the theme of going to school, but only one has a pirate’s approval. Using only terms and language fit for true pirates, this book will have even the most reluctant children excited for school, even if they insist on speaking like pirates for the rest of the day. This book is great to read aloud and would be a perfect way to win over an elementary teacher’s incoming students….