Forged in the Fire

Texas Bluebonnet BooksSM 
 for 2000-2001

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"To steal a person's struggle is to steal his self-esteem." Dr. Sylvia Rim
"When we make things easy for children, we truly make them more difficult."   Eleanor Roosevelt    

Children's literature provides powerful learning and entertainment opportunities that are catalysts to creativity and research.  To see internet extensions for each book, click on the title.  To order a book, click on the title and then click on the title again on the linked page. To purchase Forged in the Fire, the 200-page activity guide for these books, order online in the Kids' Wings Bookstore.

26 Fairmount Avenue by Tomie dePaola
by Stevens andCrummel
Flying Solo by Ralph Fletcher
Home Run by Robert Burleigh
I See the Rhythm by Toyomi

Rio Grande:  From the Rocky Mountains to the Gulf of Mexico
by Peter Lourie.
Mary on Horseback by Rosemary Wells 
The Mightiest Heart by Lynn Cullen
Mister and Me by Kimberly Willis Holt
An Outlaw Thanksgiving by Emily Arnold McCully
Regular Guy by Sara Weeks
The Riches of Oseola McCarty by Evelyn Coleman
Riding Freedom by Pam Munoz Ryan
Shelter Dogs by Peg Kehret
The Silver Balloon
by Susan Bonners 
The Snake Scientist by Sy Montgomery
The Top of the World:  Climbing Mount Everest by Steve Jenkins
-by Paul Fleischman
Where Fireflies Dance
by Lucha Corpi
William Shakespeare and the Globe
by Aliki


Kids' Wings has created outstanding activities for each novel, units which provide the latest in integrated curriculum.


Disclaimer: The links here have been scrutinized for their grade and age appropriateness; however, contents of links on the World Wide Web change continuously. It is advisable that teachers and parents review all links before allowing student use. Please contact us immediately if you find any inappropriate links.

Disclaimer: Texas Bluebonnet AwardSM is a service mark of the Texas Library Association, which is in no way affiliated with Kids' Wings or Suzy Red. Use of the Texas Bluebonnet Award mark in these materials does not imply any endorsement of any kind on behalf of the Texas Library Association. The Texas Bluebonnet Book Master ListSM was selected by the Texas Bluebonnet Award Committee of the Texas Library Association

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