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Meet Susan Case author of Kindergarten

Meet Susan Case author of  Kindergarten: Tattle-Tales, Tools,Tactics, Triumphs and Tasty Treats for Teachers and Parents 

About the book from the author:
Remember the innocent but goofy things you did as a kindergartner? Reminisce about your early years as you learn how to help your precious child become ready for school and have a successful kindergarten year.

Are you a kindergarten teacher who needs proven ideas and solutions for your classroom? This book is for parents and teachers of preschoolers and kindergartners. It will make you laugh and give you hundreds of ideas to help with behavior, reading, special education, science experiments, holiday celebrations, and recipes for Fun Fridays and for success.

Chapter One: Teacher Tattle Tales
Chapter Two: Celebrate the Holidays--Celebrate Life
Chapter Three: A Smooth Move to School
Chapter Four: Reading--the Greatest Gift of All
Chapter Five: Science--Survival Specials
Chapter Six: Discipline--Combat Duty or Common Sense Tactics?
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Booking Through Thursday - Stormy Weather

Booking Through Thursdays is hosted by Booking Through Thursdays!

This Week's Question : What’s your book with weather events? Hurricanes? Tornadoes? Blizzards? Real? Fiction? Doesn’t matter … weather comes up a lot in books, so there’s got to be a favorite somewhere, huh?

I love snow. So it should be blizzards but I am really having a hard time choosing. I really love all kinds of weather in a book. They all suggest adventure, suspense maybe terror. Hmm. I guess I will go with blizzards because two books came to mind as I read the question and they both deal with snow.

Oh no! I just thought, they both deal with cannibalism. Maybe I should choose tornadoes. 

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Theme Thursday Holli Pflau, Rose Pressey

Theme Thursdays is a fun weekly event hosted by Reading Between Pages that will be open from one Thursday to the next. Anyone can participate in it. The rules are simple: A theme will be posted each week (on Thursday’s)Select a conversation/snippet/sentence from the current book you are readingMention the author and the title of the book along with your postIt is important that the theme is conveyed in the sentence (you don’t necessarily need to have the word)
Ex: If the theme is KISS; your sentence can have “They kissed so gently” or “Their lips touched each other” or “The smooch was so passionate”This will give us a wonderful opportunity to explore and understand different writing styles and descriptive approaches adopted by authors. This week's theme:
School (Anything related to school - teachers, students, children, books, desks, boards, pens, etc)
Pure Gold Adventures with Six Rescued Golden Retrievers by Holli Pfau Releasing October 2011 I received this book from the author with a…