Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Nonfiction Minute Next Week

The good folks at iNK(Interesting Nonfiction for Kids) are rolling out the Nonfiction Minute next week. Different authors will be presenting a short selection for students to read each day. Here is the line-up for the first week:

9/8  How to Interview an Historic Building by Andrea Warren --
You will be amazed at how willing a building is to communicate with Andrea Warren.
9/9 What Is a Light Year? by David M. Schwartz 
Math maven David Schwartz is going to throw some pretty big numbers at you.
9/10 Something's Rotten in Rome by Sarah Albee --
Pee-ew!  There's something really smelly going on in Ancient Rome and Sarah Albee is going to tell you how to make an equally big stink .
9/11 September 11, 2001, a poem for young readers by Vicki Cobb--
Scientist Vicki Cobb turns to poetry to share her grief over the 9/11 attacks.
9/12 Hard Crackers in Hard Times by Jim Whiting--
Jim Whiting will explain why tens of thousands of men have appreciated the chance to eat maggot-filled crackers.

This is going to be a terrific resource for students, teachers, and parents. Check it out and also think about supporting this worthwhile effort financially by going to their Indiegogo site

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