King and Kayla and the Case of the Mysterious Mouse

October 31, 2017

written by Dori Hillestad Butler
illustrated by Nancy Meyers

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King’s ball is tossed over the fence.  A “not-my-ball” comes back.  The case is one: Find King’s missing ball.  The Cat with No Name is no help, except giving the clue that Mouse took it.  So where is this mouse?  Read the book to find out if King and his pals can find his  missing ball!

This book is part of a series that is sure to entertain budding chapter book readers.

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Fish in a Tree

December 9, 2015

Fish in a Tree

by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Fish in a Tree

Book Blurb: Ally has dyslexia, and can no more read like everyone else than a fish can climb a tree. Tired of being called slow and a loser, Ally finds that in her latest new school her teacher understands her limitations and actually sees in her a creative, intelligent side. New friends with their own learning disabilities help Ally see that she can achieve success and find happiness.

 

http://www.lyndamullalyhunt.com/books/fish-in-a-tree/

Lynda Mullaly Hunt’s website that has TONS of resources for extension.  Fish in a Tree was chosen as the 2015 Global Read Aloud (a chapter book that is chosen to be read by as many people around the world as possible).  To facilitate the Global Read Aloud, Lynda Mullaly Hunt has YouTube videos of her reading aloud select chapters and answering readers’ questions.

 

Other Resources you may find helpful:

Teacher’s Guide to help with lesson plans and activities–

http://www.penguin.com/static/images/yr/pdf/FishInATree_lessonplans_Final_LR.pdf

Ally’s Sketchbook of Impossible Things

http://www.lyndamullalyhunt.com/books/fish-in-a-tree/the-sketchbook-of-impossible-things/