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Thematic and curriculum connections for picture books, beginning readers, and middle grade books. Prepared by educators, these guides are designed to excite students about literature while saving you valuable lesson preparation time. Browse below by title, author, grade, or theme—or use the search box on the right for a general guide search.

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Dancing Feet!

By: Lindsey Craig
illustrated by: Marc Brown

Clickity! Clickity! Long green feet!  
Who is dancing that clickity beat?

Lizard is dancing on clickity feet.  
Clickity! Clickity! Happy feet!

Introducing...

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The Daring Adventures of Penhaligon Brush

By: Sally Jones Rogan
illustrated by: Christian Slade

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Daring Dogs

It can be inspirational for children to learn about the heroic deeds of others—even dogs! These four books feature canines from both past and present that have braved treacherous terrain, endured extreme...

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Dear Levi and Dear Austin

By: Elvira Woodruff

NOTE TO TEACHERS
Dear Levi

and
Dear Austin
Elvira Woodruff
Grades 5-8
Elvira Woodruff details the rich history of two important periods in American history as she captures...

Dear Malala, We Stand with You Educators’ Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Rosemary McCarney
Guide Prepared by: Kathleen Odean, a former school librarian and chair of the 2002 Newbery Award Committee

An inspiring letter to Malala Yousafzai, winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, that is both a show of support and a call to action for girls around the world.
 
Malala became the youngest...

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Dia de los Ninos / Dia de los Libros

By: Pat Mora
illustrated by: Raul Colon

A Common Core Exemplar Text by an award-winning author-illustrator team

Tomás is a son of migrant workers. Every summer he and his family follow the crops north from Texas to Iowa, spending...

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Different Perspectives on World War II


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Dinosaurs

By: Dr. Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
illustrated by: Luis V. Rey

WRITTEN BY A PROFESSIONAL paleontologist for young readers, this award-winning guide to the complete Dinosauria is packed with enough detail and insider information to satisfy even adult dinophiles!...

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Discover Busy Word Play Event and Activity Guide

By: Richard Scarry

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Discovering Family Stories and Histories


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Donna Gephart Poster


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Dr. Seuss Back-to-School Kit

By: Dr. Seuss
Guide Prepared by: Random House Children's Books

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Dragon Keepers #1: The Dragon in the Sock Drawer

By: Kate Klimo
illustrated by: John Shroades

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Driver’s Ed

By: Caroline B. Cooney

TEACHERS GUIDE
ABOUT THIS BOOK
Getting a driver's license is the one thing that would make Remy's and Morgan's lives nearly perfect. And it seems as if it's going to be easy and fun. After all,...

Duck & Goose

By: Tad Hills

Here is the first book in the popular Duck & Goose line of picture books and board books. This New York Times Bestseller and ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book stars two unforgettable characters and...

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Dust Devil

By: Anne Isaacs
illustrated by: Paul O. Zelinsky

Here is the thrilling, thigh-slapping companion to Swamp Angel, the beloved Caldecott Honor–winning picture book.

Swamp Angel has a reputation as the greatest woodswoman and wildest wildcat...

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