Alycia, I enjoy your blog. I've done a name unit for years, but I look forward to adding the books you listed. I've had my third graders read Crow Boy because it addresses differences, ways names can hurt and help, as well as bullying. Chrysanthemum is a lighter look at the same thing. I've used The Important Book as a mentor text for other pieces, but I look forward to using this book with the names assignment. Thanks!
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