2013 LYRC 3-5th Study Guides
The Case of the Lost Boy: The Buddy Files Book 1 by Dori Hillestad Butler. Illus. Jeremy Tugeau. Links to the Ingram Library Teacher's Guide, PDF. It takes a little while to download.
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave by Laban Carrick Hill. Illus. Bryan Collier.
The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester by Barbara O’Connor.
The Junkyard Wonders by Patricia Polacco. Links to the Ingram Library Teacher's Guide, PDF
Mirror, Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse by Marilyn Singer. Illus. Josee Massee.
Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters by Barack Obama. Illus. Loren Long. Links to lesson plan from Teacher Think Tank. In addition there are activity handouts in a PDF document on the Scholastic Teacher Share page
Ol Bloo’s Boogie-Woogie Band and Blues Ensemble by Jan Huling. Illus. Henri SÃ Rensen.
The PS Brothers by Maribeth Boelts.
The Books of Elsewhere, Volume one: The Shadows by Jacqueline West Illus. Poly Bernatene.
Cloud Tea Monkeys by Mal Peet. Illus. Juan Wijngaard.
Touch Blue by Cynthia Lord. Links to an 11 page discussion guide created by the author.
We The Children: Benjamin Pratt and the Keepers of the School Bk. 1 by Andrew Clements, Illus. Adam Stower. Links to publisher's Reading Group Guide
Wildfire Run by Dee Garretson. Links to the author's Teacher's Guide and a downloadable PDF version with activities
Young Zeus by G. Brian Karas.