ARTK12’s next book, The Worse for It: The World War I Letters and Artifacts of Private First Class Robert E. Schalles, is ahead of schedule and should be out sometime in September or October. Seriously. Ahead of schedule. I know, kind of freaky, huh?
The Worse for It will contain 45 letters written by Robert E. Schalles while he was in the army from 1917 – 1919. The book’s planned publication is late 2021.
Emily is about a little girl who goes with her mother to visit Emily Dickinson. Along the way she learns about myth, mystery, poetry and one of our greatest American poets. Sniffy is back to define some words from the book.
Peter Rabbit is always getting into trouble and—always getting out of it. Ever been to the Beatrix Potter museum visited by all manner of rodents and insects? I thought not. It’s in my backyard. Sniffy is back to teach some vocabulary words.
Jack and the Beanstalk is here! Need some discussion questions? We got those. Vocabulary? Sniffy has that covered. An adventure into a world of giants and Jacks? Professor Higginbottom is at your service. The fun never stops!
Emily Dickinson is one of America’s greatest poets. In The Mouse of Amherst, your students will meet her through the eyes of a mouse that lives in her room. For added fun Mr. Draeger meets the mouse and Dickinson after a nasty bump on the head.
Who is the greatest literary detective of all time? You know the answer and so do I. Introduce your students to the greatest sleuth to walk the earth. Mr. Draeger even gets the opportunity to meet him. Whoa! I’m not kidding!
What could possibly go wrong when you put an idealist and realist on a journey together? Find out when you introduce your students to two of the greatest characters in all of literature: Don Quixote and Sancho Panza.
This Dorling Kindersley Classics edition of The Odyssey for younger readers begins with a brief account of the Trojan War, has excellent illustrations and lots of added information throughout the text regarding the culture of the ancient Greeks. Don’t forget about Sniffy. He’s back!
Gulliver in Lilliput is an excellent retelling of Part I of Gulliver’s Travels. Sniffy the Hamster is back to guide them along with geography, history and, of course, vocabulary.