Oh, the Places You Will Go, When You Open a Book!
Have you ever wanted to travel back in time? Do you day dream of faraway places and wonder what it would be like? Just grab a book. Here are a few that I think you will enjoy.
Oh No! Not Again! : Or How I Built a Time Machine to Save History - Or at Least My History Grade by Mac Barnett
Some kids are too smart for their own good...and maybe for everybody else's good. The overly ambitious little girl from Oh No! is back for more. But this time, she doesn't have a humongous problem, she has an EPIC crisis on her hands: a mere "A" on her history test! There's only one solution: travel back in time to 33,000 B.C. to make her wrong answer right!
Mac Barnett and Dan Santat's laugh-out-loud sequel to the critically acclaimed Oh No! will be sure to tickle a prehistoric funny bone for fans new and neanderthal alike.
Emma's Turtle by Eve Bunting
Emma's turtle has a good life, but he often dreams of faraway places. Emma's turtle lives in a backyard pen. He enjoys snacks that Emma feeds him. He also loves to listen to Emma as she tells him about faraway places such as Africa, Australia, and China. One day he decides to stop dreaming of those places and see the world beyond his pen. What will he discover? Eve Bunting's adorable story of an adventurous turtle is delightfully illustrated by Marsha Winborn.