January 2019 Hygiene and Health

Books of the Month

Text copyright © 2017 by Idan Ben-Barak. Illustrations copyright © 2017 by Julian Frost. Images reproduced with permission of the publisher, Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing Holdings LP

Do Not Lick this Book

By Idan Ben-Barak and Julian Frost; scanning electron microscope images by Linnea Rundgren (Macmillan)

Min is a microbe that lives in this book! Go on an adventure with Min to meet other microbes and get a very up-close look at the world.  

Themes:

Hygiene

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Marley Dias Gets It Done (And So Can You!)

By Marley Dias (Scholastic)

Explore activism, social justice, volunteerism, equity, inclusion, and how to use social media for good while "keeping it real" with Marley.

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Children of Blood and Bone

By Tomi Adeyemi (Henry Holt/Macmillan)

While ruthlessly pursued by Prince Inan, Zélie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue Princess Amari, fight to restore magic to the land and activate a new generation of magi.

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Reading and Literacy in January