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    How I Saved My Father's Life (and Ruined Everything Else)

    How I Saved My Father's Life (and Ruined Everything Else)

    by Ann Hood

    A twelve-year-old girl's quest for faith and understanding, in the face of ballet, her parents' divorce, and a move to a new town.

    Madeline's struggle to understand the world around her will resonate with readers of all ages.
    Ann Hood is the acclaimed author of seven novels and a short-story collection, AN ORNITHOLOGIST'S GUIDE TO LIFE. Her short stories and essays have appeared in THE NEW YORK TIMES, GLIMMER TRAIN, DOUBLE TAKE, THE MISSOURI REVIEW, THE WASHINGTON POST, TRAVELER, BON APPETIT, and many other publications. She has won a Pushcart Prize, Best American Spiritual Writing Award, and the Paul Bowles Prize for Short Fiction.

    Praise for AN ORNITHOLOGIST'S GUIDE TO LIFE:

    "Hood is a seductive storyteller, given her emotionally reckless and nonconformist characters, sensuous detail, precise dialogue, and keen rendition of the inner monologue that so often contradicts what we say and do.... Arresting."— BOOKLIST

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    My Father's Dragon - Activity Sheet

    My Father's Dragon - Activity Sheet

    Scholastic’s downloadable worksheets for students offer a varied selection of tasks that require reading for meaning through many fun and strategic activities. The rich content of our title-specific blackline masters incorporates writing exercises, graphic organizers, deductive reasoning, critical thinking, vocabulary development, and much, much more. Through innovative exercises, students will enjoy a range of activities that require them to engage in post-reading reflections that include but are not limited to understanding character development, imagining new endings, connecting with text-based information, plus a focus on important age-appropriate reading strategies such as summarizing, comparing/contrasting, problem solving, synthesizing, determining cause and effect and many others. From phonics to fluency, the Scholastic downloadable worksheets offer meaningful engagement for students in grades K-12. Now available for a special selection of our most popular fiction and nonfiction paperbacks. Perfect for a learning center activity, skill reinforcement, take-home, informal self-assessment, and monitoring independent reading.

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Father Fox's Pennyrhymes

Author: Clyde Watson

Illustrator: Wendy Watson

Interest Level:
K-3

Grade Level Equivalent:
4.0

Age:
5-8

Genre:
Poetry and Rhymes

Subject:
Family Life, Friends and Friendship

About This Book

Father Fox spins everyday tales—some silly, some sweet, of a year with the Fox family. The family's affectionate spirit links arms with the economical splendor of the setting and do-si-dos to the beat of a square-dance call.

Joyful illustrations will keep children amused while adults yearn for a crisp New England fall day.


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