Thorncliffe Elementary SchoolEdmonton, Alberta 475 / 200 Books Given
Principal Susan Tywoniuk At Thorncliffe School, we believe that it is not enough to teach students to read - they need to develop a love of literacy. Often the job of providing children with exposure to high quality children's literature rests with the school. With the support of Love of Reading, we will be able to better ensure that our library is filled with the latest and greatest books, enabling our students to be a part of modern literary culture and building the habits and passions to become lifelong readers.
Kindergarten to Grade Two - Gerald and Piggie series (or anything else!) by Mo Willems, Pig the Pug books by Aaron Blabey
Grades Three to Six - Graphic novels including the Dogman series by Dav Pilkey and Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce
anything by Raina Telgemaier
Captain Underpants series by Dav Pilkey
The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
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Holes. The story showed me how important good friends are. I saw myself in Stanley and my friends in the rest of the boys. The story highlighted the difference lives two people could come from, one of privilege and another of hardship. Yet, they could both help each other and become such good ...
Reading is important to me because a good book can give us exactly what we need. It's like it just knows and fulfils. It can give us an escape, perspective, information, and confidence. The right book helps us leave from our reality in a healthy way, not through a screen. It leads us to ...
I’m supporting this school because my brother and sister-in-law teach there. They are both wonderful teachers and I want to support them💛
My parents of course! We went to the library and read tons of books! When I became a teacher, I found many of my childhood favs and bought them for my own to share with my students and pass on my love of reading. The Sugar Mouse Cake by Gene Zion was one of them. I remembered it and ...
Goodnight stories for rebel girls- role models for for girls to look up to. The book with no words- kids have like crazy and readers get to be made fun of Chester- Intro on how to write your own story and make changes
Stellaluna My mom used to read this book to my brother and I. It was one of our favourite books growing up. Such a great book about it being okay to be different!
As a long time special education teacher and now school administrator, the book Fish in a Tree by Linda Mullaly Hunt, had a major impact on how I see and interact with my students. The book outlines the struggles of a girl who is identified as having a learning disability, especially in the ...
Could we donate the Amulet series? From Lucas and Rhonda Peppel