Thank you to our RCPS Librarians' Coordinator, Kim Tate, for creating this movie.
My favorite fourth grade memory is reading Beverly Cleary's books when I got my work done. My teacher allowed us to read as a reward of completing assignments. I loved the real characters that were so endearing. Thank you Beverly Cleary for creating a collection of books that touch our lives in fun and memorable ways.
Cece Bell, the author of El Deafo, shares her love of Beverly Cleary and her books.
Students ask Beverly Cleary questions.
We programmed the Finch robot using Scratch software so we could drive it through our obstacle course. We we reached the Beverly Cleary Book Billboards, we sang Happy Birthday to her.
New York Time's coverage of her life and work. The Washington Post's feature article of Beverly Cleary's contributions to the children's literature world.
NPR's audio link celebrating Beverly Cleary's one hundreth birthday.
Thanks to one of our fourth graders for sharing her recommendations for this amazing Newbery Honor book.
A look at Usain Bolt's influence on young runners around the world.
Our preschoolers are learning this fingerplay this week. Finger Family Giraffe
Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Graders are going to help us name our library giraffe. Here is a story by Giles Andreae.
We can revisit the Humphrey Series by Betty G. Birney. This was our book we featured for ONE BOOK ONE SCHOOL three years ago.
If you have a hamster, feel free to build an obstacle course for him/her. Below is an example to inspire your imagination and creative thinking skills.