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The Story Behind the Story . . . Isaac’s Ice Cream Tree

Meet Isaac. We love our Kidsbook Friends friends, YOU! Our greatest hope is that Isaac will become your friend too as you read about his adventures through the seasons with his magical sugar maple tree. The Story Behind the Story Our first book, Isaac’s … Continue reading

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New Friend for the New Year . . . Introducing Isaac!

Happy New Year “Kidsbook Friends” Friends, We hope that you’ve made many new friends this year in the stories that have bedazzled you, made you laugh, and beckoned you to read them again and again. I’ve found many “kindred spirits” … Continue reading

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The Bed Ate My Sock!

“Where is your sock?”
“My bed ate it,” Johnny said. Continue reading

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Poetry Lessons: Haiku and Limericks

Poetry Lessons, Free Printables & Student Poems Hi Friends, I’m thrilled to share the poetry lessons my 7th graders just completed. They rocked poetry. As a teacher, I loooove when teachers share ideas with downloadable worksheets, so that’s what you’ll … Continue reading

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Poetry Lesson: Emotion Poem, Color “Inside Out” of The Lines!

Poetry Lessons, Free Printables & Student Model Poems Hi Friends, I’m thrilled to share the poetry lessons my 7th graders just completed. They rocked poetry. As a teacher, I loooove when teachers share ideas with downloadable worksheets, so that’s what … Continue reading

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Poetry Lesson: Animal/Shape Poems

Poetry Lessons, Free Printables & Student Poems Hi Friends, I’m thrilled to share the poetry lessons my 7th graders just completed. They rocked poetry. As a teacher, I loooove when teachers share ideas with downloadable worksheets, so that’s what you’ll … Continue reading

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Poetry Lessons: Hero Poems, “Heroes Around Me”

Poetry Lessons, Free Printables & Student Model Poems Hi Friends, I’m thrilled to share the poetry lessons my 7th graders just completed. They rocked poetry. As a teacher, I loooove when teachers share ideas with downloadable worksheets, so that’s what … Continue reading

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