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The Monarch Award:

Illinois’ K-3 Children’s Choice Award
2006 Master List

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Illinois School Library Media Association

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2006 Nominee:
You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You: Very Short Stories to Read Together
With type set in three columns and three colors for easy readability, each short, rhymed story in a collection invites two readers to read their own parts and then read the type in the center column together.

Author: Mary Ann Hoberman

Illustrator: Michael Emberley

  Book Activities
  • Language: Do partner reading, videotape
  • Questions: Who first read to you?  Why is reading important? Do you like partner reading?
  • Compare: Other two You Read to Me books, Joyful noise, other poems or stories, divide up the words to make a partner reading
  • Drama: make costumes or masks for poems

  Related Books
  • You Read to Me, I'll Read to You; Very Short Mother Goose Tales to Read Together by Mary Ann Hoberman
  • You Read to Me, I'll Read to You; Very Short Fairy Tales to Read Together by Mary Ann Hoberman
  • Joyful Noise by Paul Fleischman

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