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The Teacher Wife
It is hard to pick just 5! 
Here are 5 of my million favorites...
Here are 5 of my all time favorite characters...
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  1. I received my copy of Pete the Cat in the mail yesterday and I can't wait to read it to my students next week - what a fun story! We've also gone crazy for the Pigeon stories this year!

    Great list of books!


  2. Great choices!! I love the Froggy series and Pete is just awesome!! :)
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

  3. It was hard for me to choose just five as well...I love picture books! I definitely need to check out some of the ones you've listed..thanks for sharing!

    Color Me Kinder

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  5. All wonderful books. One of my favorite authors for children is Kevin Henkes. Chrysanthemum and Lilly are too cute! Renee

  6. "I ain't gonna paint no more" is one of my favorites too!
    Kids want to hear it over and over!

  7. I just nominated you for the Lovely Blog award. Please come by and check it out.


  8. These are all wonderful books. Calvin can't fly is a new one for me, I'll have to check it out next time I visit the library. Congrats on the Lovely Blog award. You deserve it!!!

    Thanks fop sharing, Liz :)

  9. Jonelle! Thank you so much for the GIGI'S WINDOW shout out! I loved looking at your classroom photos. It is such an inspiration as I set up The Growing Room for the new year!
    Hope you have a wonderful school year and thanks for sharing your blog!
    Missy Griffin

  10. Your book is one of my favorites for writing workshop. I have one of you little ones this year:)