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.
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
OSOB Opening Assembly Featured in Richmond Times Dispatch
South Anna Elementary School in Montpelier, Virginia and Read to Them’s
One School, One Book
program were recently featured in the Richmond Times Dispatch. The school is beginning to read Beverly Cleary’s The Mouse and the Motorcycle
and the enthusiasm is evident. Check out the article
at the RTD website.
Read to Them Featured in Okinawa Newspaper
One School, One Book is spreading overseas! The Okinawa Marine has published a story about E.C. Killin elementary reading Frindle. The article discusses the enthusiasm of students, parents, and faculty before their literacy event and also about the bonding reading together provides families. PDF of the article here.
“One School, One Book”
Reading Today, International Reading Association December 2009/January 2010 “What are we going to do when we get home?” asked teachers at Jane H. Bryan Elementary School in Hampton, Virginia. “Read!” screamed more than 300 students in response. Read article
“One School, One Book” by Gary Harker
Lethbridge Living Magazine, Lethbridge Living Online Some might say it was an epiphany. In the fall of 2007 Teacher Michelle Dimnik, while skimming through Reading Today, an American bi-monthly newspaper for literacy professionals, chanced upon an article with a four-word headline: “One School, One Book.” She read the story and had a sudden realization. She took the newspaper and a proposal to her Principal, Bill Bartlett of Dr. Gerald B. Probe Elementary School. He signed on, and the school has not been the same since. Read article
Chimborazo Elementary School Receives First Donor’s Grant in Richmond
Chimborazo Elementary School, in Richmond, Virginia, received a grant of $1800 from the Martin Agency (headquartered in Richmond) to purchase 600 copies of E.B. White’s The Trumpet of the Swan. Read article Students at Chimborazo E.S. prepare to hear about The Trumpet of the Swan.