Halloween Treats That Won’t Rot Your Teeth – CLiF’s Favorite Halloween Books

Posted by on October 27, 2016.

Last week at Russell Elementary School in Rumney, NH, professional storyteller Simon Brooks captivated kindergarteners through eighth graders with a hilarious Halloween tale about a trick-or-treater and the cursed black bubblegum (that’s him telling stories at RES above). Students of all ages squealed and giggled and were completely enraptured in Simon’s scary voices and pantomiming as he engaged them in the creepy tale.

A Book First Graders Fight Over

Posted by on July 25, 2013.

Sometimes it can be tough to get new readers to read on their own.

Many beginning reader books are too complicated, too simple, or just plain don’t make sense. To be fair, it is really difficult to write a good story and stick within the necessary parameters for new readers: simple vocabulary, understandable content, and repetition.