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Teacher Resource Books

       Reading Rites: Strategies for Teaching with Books, Classroom Library Connection, 2013

       Holiday and Cultural Celebrations: Facts and Fun for Grades K-2, Shell Education, 2013 

       Holiday and Cultural Celebrations: Facts and Fun for Grades 3-5, Shell Education, 2013 

       Bridges to Reading: Teaching Reading Skills with Children’s Literature: K-3, Teacher Ideas    Press, 1999

       Bridges to Reading: Teaching Reading Skills with Children’s Literature: 3-6, Teacher Ideas    Press, 1999

       Cooking Up U.S. History: Recipes and Research for Children, with Patricia C. Marden, Teacher Ideas Press, 1991; Second edition, 1999

       365 Reading Activities, with Marilee Burton and Beth Wise, Publications International, 1998.

       Holiday Storybook Stew: Cooking with Books Kids Love, with Peter Rauen, Fulcrum, 1998

       Storybook Stew: Cooking with Books Kids Love, with Peter Rauen, Fulcrum, 1996

       Cooking Up World History: Multicultural Recipes and Resources, with Patricia C. Marden, Teacher Ideas Press, 1994

       Creating and Managing the Literate Classroom, Teacher Ideas Press, 1990 (now o/p)

 

Readers Theatre Books

       Multi-Grade Readers Theatre: Chapter Book Authors and Illustrators, with Charla Pfeffinger, Teacher Ideas Press, 2011

       War Stories, Familiar and Forgotten, for Readers Theatre: World War II, Teacher Ideas Press, 2010

       From Atalanta to Zeus: Readers Theatre from Greek Mythology, Teacher Ideas Press, 2009

       Multi-Grade Readers Theatre: Picture Book Authors and Illustrators, with Charla Pfeffinger, Teacher Ideas Press, 2009

       People Who Met—and Beat—the Odds: Easy Readers Theatre for Grades 6-10, with Michael Ruscoe, Teacher Ideas Press, 2008

       New Testament Readers Theatre for Early Readers, with C. Pfeffinger, New Day Publishing, 2008

       Old Testament Readers Theatre for Early Readers, with C. Pfeffinger, New Day Publishing, 2008

       Getting Ready to Read with Readers Theatre, Teacher Ideas Press, 2007

       More Readers Theatre for Beginning Readers, with Charla R. Pfeffinger, Teacher Ideas Press, 2006

       Judge for Yourself: Famous Trials for Readers Theatre, Teacher Ideas Press, 2004

       Classic Readers Theatre for Young Adults, with Jennifer Kroll, Teacher Ideas Press, 2002

       Multicultural Tales: Readers Theatre from Around the World, Teacher Ideas Press, 2000

       Fifty Fabulous Fables: Beginning Readers Theatre, Teacher Ideas Press, 1997

       Scary Readers Theatre, Teacher Ideas Press, 1994

       Readers Theatre for Beginning Readers, Teacher Ideas Press, 1993

 

Children’s Books

       What Happened to Jack?, Benchmark, 2018

       Achoo!, Lingokids, 2017

       Pancakes—Hotcakes, Lingokids, 2016

       The Brothers and the Golden Star Fruit Tree, Red Chair Press, 2014

       The Bunyip and the Hunter, Red Chair Press, 2014

       In the Cave of the Giants, Red Chair Press, 2014

       The Shipwrecked Sailor, Red Chair Press, 2014

       Conservation of Energy, Teacher Created Materials, 2014

       Energy in Action, Teacher Created Materials, 2014

       The Force of Friction, Teacher Created Materials, 2014

       Power Up! All about Energy, Teacher Created Materials, 2014

       The Boy Who Went to the North Wind, Red Chair Press, 2013

       The Brave Servant, Red Chair Press, 2013

       Kumba and Kambili, Red Chair Press, 2013

       One Last Wish, Red Chair Press, 2013

       The Lute Player, Red Chair Press, 2013

       The Princess and the Giant, Red Chair Press, 2013

       The Tale of the Oki Islands, Red Chair Press, 2013

       The Wounded Lion, Red Chair Press, 2013

       Investigating Animals from A to Z, Footsteps2Brilliance, 2013

       Investigating Bodies from A to Z, Footsteps2Brilliance, 2013

       Investigating Building from A to Z, Footsteps2Brilliance, 2013

       Investigating Earth & Sky from A to Z, Footsteps2Brilliance, 2013

       Investigating Extinct & Endangered Animals from A to Z, Footsteps2Brilliance, 2013

       Investigating Holidays from A to Z, Footsteps2Brilliance, 2013

       Investigating Insects from A to Z, Footsteps2Brilliance, for2013

       Investigating the Ocean from A to Z, Footsteps2Brilliance, 2013

       Investigating Shapes and Measurement from A to Z, Footsteps2Brilliance, 2013

       Investigating Wordplay and Riddles from A to Z, Footsteps2Brilliance, 2013

       The Big Box, illustrated by Mattia Cerato, Red Chair Press, 2012

       The Big Race, illustrated by Mattia Cerato, Red Chair Press, 2012

       Bun’s New Hat, illustrated by Mattia Cerato, Red Chair Press, 2012, Winner Gelett Burgess Award

       Field Day, illustrated by Mattia Cerato, Red Chair Press, 2012

       Pip’s Picnic, illustrated by Mattia Cerato, Red Chair Press, 2012

       A New Friend, illustrated by Mattia Cerato, Red Chair Press, 2012

       Ted’s Surprise, illustrated by Mattia Cerato, Red Chair Press, 2012

       Ted’s Week, illustrated by Mattia Cerato, Red Chair Press, 2012

       The Backyard Band, illustrated by Hannah Neale, Footsteps2Brilliance, 2011

       Big Top Job, illustrated by Amy Burrell, Footsteps2Brilliance, 2011

       The Full Moon Parade, illustrated by Sebastien Leblanc,  Footsteps2Brilliance, 2011

       Hats Galore, illustrated by Sebastien Leblanc,  Footsteps2Brilliance, 2011

       One Pup Plus, illustrated by Hannah Neale, Footsteps2Brilliance, 2011

       Topper’s Toy Store, illustrated by Hannah Neale, Footsteps2Brilliance, 2011

       Where Do You Live? An A B C Book, illustrated by Nancy Clairmont, Footsteps2Brilliance, 2011

       Get Ready, illustrated by Joseph Cowman, Moonshoot 2011

       Let’s Get a Pet!, illustrated by Joseph Cowman, Moonshoot 2011

       Let’s Go!, illustrated by Joseph Cowman, Moonshoot 2011

       Let’s Clean Up, illustrated by Joseph Cowman, Moonshoot 2010

       Thirty-six phonics readers for Teacher Created Materials, 2012

       Thirty-two math readers for Teacher Created Materials (under the names of Suzanne Barchers, Dawson J. Hunt, Loren I. Charles, Joshua Rae Martin, and Rann Roberts), 2010

       Four social studies readers for Teacher Created Materials, 2010

       It Works! Space Travel, Marshall Cavendish, 2009

       Eureka! I’ve Discovered Sound, Marshall Cavendish, 2008

       Twenty-eight books for LeapFrog Publications, 2000, 2001, 2005, reissued for Tag in 2009

 

Literary Books

       In Short: Teaching Short Stories to Teens, Heinemann, 2005

       Wise Women: Folk and Fairy Tales from Around the World, Libraries Unlimited, 1990

 

Teacher and Parent Guides

       Twelve Instructional Guides for Literature, Teacher Created Materials, 2014-2015

       Three Teachers Guides: Investigation Station, Footsteps2Brilliance, 2013

       Six Teachers Guides: Read, Explore, Imagine, Teacher Created Materials, 2013

       Six Parents Guides: Read, Explore, Imagine, Teacher Created Materials, 2013

       Ten parent booklets for school-to-home kits, Teacher Created Materials, 2012

       Targeted Phonics: Short Vowel Storybooks TG, Teacher Created Materials, 2012

       Targeted Phonics: Long Vowel Storybooks TG, Teacher Created Materials, 2012

       Teachers Guide: Academic Language Program for Students, Footsteps2Brilliance, 2012

 

Student Activity Books

       Assessment Practice Book for Grade Six, Shell Education, 2015

       180 Days of Grammar for Grade Four, Shell Education, 2013

       180 Days of Grammar for Grade Five, Shell Education, 2013

       180 Days of Grammar for Grade Six, Shell Education, 2013

       180 Days of Reading for Kindergarten, Shell Education, 2013

       180 Days of Reading for Grade One, Shell Education, 2013

       Bright and Brainy: Kindergarten, Shell Education, 2012

       Bright and Brainy: Grade One, Shell Education, 2012

       Bright and Brainy: Grade Two, Shell Education, 2012

       Bright and Brainy: Grade Three, Shell Education, 2012

       Targeted Phonics: Short Vowel Storybooks, Teacher Created Materials, 2011

       Targeted Phonics: Long Vowel Storybooks, Teacher Created Materials, 2011

       Let’s Clean Up Activity Book, illustrated by Joseph Cowman, Moonshoot 2010

       Get Ready Activity Book, illustrated by Joseph Cowman, Moonshoot 2011

       Let’s Get a Pet! Activity Book, illustrated by Joseph Cowman, Moonshoot 2011

       Let’s Go! Activity Book, illustrated by Joseph Cowman, Moonshoot 2011

 

Textbooks

       Teaching Reading: From Process to Practice, Wadsworth, 1998

       Teaching Language Arts: An Integrated Approach, West Educational Publishing, 1994