DFS chronicles their journey as the entire school reads The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden. Check out the website they’ve created that highlights their OSOB activities such as the “Dolphin Idol” assembly.
“The Lemonade War” Now Available in Spanish
Read to Them is proud to announce that one of our most popular books, “The Lemonade War“ by Jacqueline Davies, is now available in Spanish.
Timmons Elementary School
Timmons Elementary School from Chagrin Falls, Ohio finishes their One School, One Book program with Poppy by Avi. Check out all the great work they’ve done on their Timmons E.S. OSOB webpage.
Appoquinimink School District Starts “The Lemonade War”
Over the course of a week, new items mysteriously began showing up in Brick Mill Elementary School’s lobby showcase. First it was pitchers and cups. The next day it was lemons, followed by coins, photographs of siblings and lemonade mix. Finally, students were asked to wear yellow to school on Monday for the official unveiling of Brick Mill’s 2014 One School, One Book selection with “The Lemonade War” by Jacqueline Davies. Read more.
Winter 2014 Newsletter
Read To Them is happy to announce that the 2014 Newsletter has been released! Inside you’ll find information on how other schools are using OSOB and ODOB, how to have fun with Humphrey and how to send RTT feedback! Check out the newsletter now!
Tara Height Elementary School Report on Masterpiece
Village Elementary’s OSOB Experience
Village Elementary School shares their experience of RTT’s One School, One Book program. The video slideshow exhibits some of the exciting activities they’ve completed in their fourth year in the program!
One District, One Book Family Book Club – Carroll ISD
One District, One Book Family Book Club from Carroll Dragon TV on Vimeo.
Fall 2013 Newsletter
Read to Them is now in over 550 schools and 32 entire districts, read more about it in the latest newsletter
RTT on Morning Marketplace
Bruce Coffey, director of One School, One Book, talks on FOX’s Morning Marketplace about the importance of reading to the your children.
Watch all three 5-minute video interviews, here.
Supplements from NASA
If you’re still curious about our Read Aloud to a Child Week Environmental Awareness offerings, check out these resources from the GLOBE program – Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment – sponsored by NASA and the National Science Foundation. They have storybooks and instructional materials for K-4. Check out their website
and peruse their offerings here.
One School, One Book Revs Up with The Mouse and the Motorcycle
Students at Carrollton Elementary School gasped with delight when a dirt bike unexpectedly drove into their cafeteria last week. The stunt kicked off the school’s program for Beverly Cleary’s classic, The Mouse and the Motorcycle
. The trick definitely created quite the buzz around the school and students can not wait to start the book. Madison Lilly, a third-grader at Carrollton said, “I think it’s going to be about a mouse that dreams of having a motorcycle of his own, and I think he’ll get one.”
Daniels Farm Elementary School Kicks off Kenny and the Dragon
On October 10th, Daniels Farm Elementary School in Shelton, Connecticut enthusiastically introduced Tony DiTerlizzi’s Kenny and the Dragon
with a fun assembly. Students throughout the school are excited to read the book together and participate in planned trivia and activities. Read the full story
to see what Daniels Farm has planned for their future with One School, One Book
Meet the Author, an RTT Exclusive!
Read to Them members can click the video thumbnail to access a special behind-the-scenes video from The World According to Humphrey and Trouble According to Humphrey author Betty G. Birney.
National Association of School Psychologist Advocate RTT
The National Association of School Psychologists endorses Read to Them
, as proudly announced by Executive Director, Susan Goren. Read the full announcement, here
One District, One Book Endorsed by Superintendents
The American Association of School Superintendents (AASA) endorses One District, One Book
. Read their story about Sauk Rapids-Rice, Minnesota, here
. Read to Them
will be presenting at the AASA national convention in Nashville in February, 2014.
Currituck County School Board
Listen in as the Currituck County School Board discusses their district’s experience reading The Mouse and the Motorcycle. Click here
for the full video!
You can download and read Read to Them
‘s Spring Newsletter here
. The newest Newsletter features news about our presentations at the IRA Convention in San Antonio; updates from our member schools in Montpelier, Virginia; and demonstrations of how member schools actively actively create a Community of Readers! If you want to offer your own submission to the RTT Newsletter, you can contact RTT Newsletter editor, Jan Bates, here.
3 New Recommended Titles Added for One School, One Book
We are continually adding new titles to our list of Recommended Book List for One School, One Book
. When you become a
member school you gain access to the packet of materials – including trivia questions, a reading schedule, and assembly scripts – for each featured title.
The newest titles are James and the Giant Peach,
by Roald Dahl; Masterpiece
, by Elise Broach; and Trouble According to Humphrey
, by Betty G. Birney.
to see the full list of recommended books.