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Picture Book Palooza

Categories: Books, Authors, & Movies, Education & Teaching

by Terrie Noland, National Director of Educator Engagement


picture book to novel


Have you tried picture books in your classroom? Other teachers have learned the value and embraced the idea of reading picture books to all grades and students of all ages. Try using high interest picture books to engage your readers with relevant themes that pair well with grade level novels and literature titles.


Middle School

High School

Check out these great resources to learn more about the value of using pictures books with all ages:

Teachers Find Many Reasons to Use Picture Books with Middle and High School Students

Sophisticated Picture Books

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