Friday, October 12, 2012

Nobel (The Peace Prize), 150 followers giveaway

Happy Friday!
One of my students came up to me yesterday and commented how time was going so quickly this week.  Boy, he was right!  Thankfully!

I wanted to share a great book with you.
Let me start by saying I LOVE my school librarian.
She and I have a similar love of books.

I book shop in the library during my class' book check out.
I saw this book on a display:

I am a CBS Sunday Morning junkie.  They have a weekly calendar on events, and they mentioned that the Nobel Peace Prize was going to awarded Oct. 12th.

I knew I had to talk about this book with my kids on Friday.
Hello relevance! (That may only make sense to the Common Core people out there.)

Ok... back to the book!

It has beautiful illustrations.  There are bird illustrations throughout the book. The kids had fun looking for them and figuring out the symbolism of the use of a bird, like the dove.

This book does an amazing job of explaining the life of Alfred Nobel for kids.

I highly recommend it.

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What great books have you read this week?



  1. The cover illustration alone looks beautiful.

    I love teaching "best friends" to my students {numbers that make 10}

    Across the Hall in 2nd Grade

  2. I enjoy reading your blog!!!

    kelly pope

  3. Love your blog!!!

    kelly pope