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    Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride - Literacy Fun Pack Express

    Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride - Literacy Fun Pack Express

    Scholastic After School Literacy Fun Packs Express pair five copies of one of our engaging nonfiction or fiction titles with a one-hour lesson plan – perfect for after school or out-of-school time. The lessons are simple to implement and require little to no preparation time. Perfect for small group read-alouds and aligned to Common Core State Standards, our Literacy Fun Packs Express provide discussion questions, reading tips, and a variety of hands-on activities to promote additional student inquiry.

    Inspired by the true facts of a little-known event, this book brings to life the thrilling evening in 1933 when Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt flew an airplane from Washington D.C. to Baltimore. An author’s note gives intriguing background information on these two exceptional women.

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    Amelia Bedelia Celebration: Four Stories Tall

    Amelia Bedelia Celebration: Four Stories Tall

    by Parish, Peggy, Parish, Herman,Sweat, Lynn and Siebel, Fritz

    For nearly half a century, Amelia Bedelia has been turning ordinary tasks into extraordinary fun.Amelia Bedelia draws the drapes with a pencil and sketchpad. She makes sponge cake with a real sponge.She recruits a train conductor to lead an orchestra. And when she's driving toward a fork in the road, she's also on the lookout for a spoon.You can count on the well-meaning Amelia Bedelia to take things to hilariously literal extremes. But you can also count on her putting her heart and friendship into everything she does-and always having a scrumptious cake or pie ready to share at the end of a long day.This book includes four of Amelia Bedelia's most beloved adventures; a CD to listen to while you read; and recipes, games, and more.

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Amelia's War

Author: Ann Rinaldi

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Historical Fiction

Slavery, Underground Railroad, Abolition, American Civil War, Courage, Bravery, Heroism, Leadership and Responsibility, Honor, Tolerance and Acceptance

About This Book

We have to stick by our friends, Amelia. No matter what.

Amelia takes her mother's words to heart as she sees her Maryland town split in two by the angry passions of the Civil War. The one time Amelia plays a part in the conflict, there are serious consequences for her good friend Josh. After that, Amelia vows to stay out of the war and just remain loyal to the people she cares about . . . people like Josh, who has no interest in fighting, only in writing truthfully about what is happening.

But all around the two friends, others are taking sides — acting sometimes with cowardice and hatred, sometimes with courage and honor. When Amelia and Josh have a unique opportunity to make a small difference in the course of the war, they must weigh their resolutions not to get involved against the claims of friendship and the life of a town.

Award-winning historical fiction author Ann Rinaldi has uncovered a fascinating wartime incident and woven a compelling tale of danger and menace, loyalty and love, during a war in which not all the casualties are on the battlefield, and some of the deepest wounds are invisible.

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