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Brain and Cognition
- *This is Your Brain on Music* by Daniel Levitin - *Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain* by B…
- *This is Your Brain on Music* by Daniel Levitin
- *Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain* by Betty Edwards
- *Blink, Outliers and The Tipping Point* by Malcolm Gladwell
- *Moonwalking with Einstein : the art and science of remembering
everything *by Joshua Foer
- Temple Grandin is also really interesting.
-*"Idiot Brain: What your head is really up to."* By Dean Burnett.
- Weeks, Marcus. *Heads up psychology*. New York, New York, DK
- Ashwell, Ken W. S. *The brain book : development, function, disorder,
health*. Richmond Hill, Ont. Buffalo, NY, Firefly Books, 2012.
- Rau, Dana Meachen. *Freaking out!: the science of the teenage brain*.
Mankato, MN, Compass Point Books, c2012.
- Wenk, Gary Lee. *The brain : what everyone needs to know*. New York,
NY, Oxford University Press, 2017
- ."Daniel Pink*'s Books.
Thursday, April 27
If You Liked Wonder
... Counting by 7s *ISBN-13:* 978-0142422861 I Have a Bad Feeling About This *ISBN-13:* 978-14022…
Counting by 7s *ISBN-13:* 978-0142422861
I Have a Bad Feeling About This *ISBN-13:* 978-1402284557
Fish In a Tree - Hunt
Rules - Lord
Rain, Reign - Martin
Things Not Seen - Clement
Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio - Kehret
Al Capone Does My Shirts -Choldenko
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key - Gantos
Smile - Telgemeier
El Deafo - Bell (more for middle school & a graphic novel FYI)
Absolutely Almost - Graff
A Crooked Kind of Perfect - Urban
Tru Confessions - Tashjian
The Disappearance of Emily H - Summy
Job Wanted by Teresa Bateman (dog is the protagonist)
Because of Mr. Terupt by Buyea (not recommended for fifth grade)
Ms. Bixby’s Last Day by Anderson
Short by Holly Goldberg Sloan
Donavan’s Double Trouble - DeGross
Anything But Typical - Baskin
Mockingbird - Erskine
The Honest Truth - Gemeinhart
Pieces of Why - Going
Lost in the Sun - Graff
Paper Things - Jacobson
Small As An Elephant - Jacobson
Odd, Weird, & Little - Jennings
The Turtle Oman - Shihab
Call Me Hope: A Novel - Olson
Auggie & Me - Palaccio
Other Palaccio titles related to Wonder too.
Growth Mindset Picture Books
Growth Mindset Picture Books: Wemberly Worried Beautiful Oops by by Barney Saltzberg What do Yo…
Growth Mindset Picture Books:
Beautiful Oops by by Barney Saltzberg
What do You do with a Problem by Kobi Yamada
The OK Book by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty
Iggy Peck, Architect - Andrea Beaty
Ada Twist, Scientist - Andrea Beaty
ish and The Dot -Peter Reynolds
The Most Magnificent Thing - Ashley Spires
Thank You, SARAH : The woman who saved Thanksgiving - Laurie Halse Anderson
Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille by Jen Bryant
A Small Thing…but Big by Tony Johnston
Papa's Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming
Firebird by Misty Copeland
You be you by Linda Kranz
One by Kathryn Otoshi
Two by Kathryn Otoshi
Zero by Kathryn Otoshi
Everyone can learn to ride a bike by Christopher Rascka
I can be anything by Jerry Spinelli
Colors of the wind : the story of blind artist and champion runner George Mendoza
What do you do with a problem? By K. Yamada
What do you do with an idea? By K Yamada
Give up Gecko by Margaret MacDonald
Mistakes that worked by Charlotte Jones
Your Fantastic Brain by Joann Deak
If you liked Nickled and Dimed
Fast Food Nation The Bullies of Wall Street Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson Hand to Mouth: …
Fast Food Nation
The Bullies of Wall Street
Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson
Hand to Mouth: living in Bootstrap America
If you liked Wonder ...
Wonder read-alikes for 2nd grade "We Are All Wonders." Self esteem books like Lola Le…
Wonder read-alikes for 2nd grade
"We Are All Wonders."
Self esteem books like Lola Levine Drama Queen by Monica Brown
Crystal Allens series
The Magnificent Mya Tibet Colette Eason
Each Kindness by Woodson
Dyamonde Daniels series
Read Aloud Books for HS Speech Storytelling
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems Goldi Rocks and the Three Bears by Corey Rosen S…
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems
Goldi Rocks and the Three Bears by Corey Rosen Schwartz
Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin
Sophie Peterman Tells the Truth! by Sarah Weeks
Chico-O-Saurus Rex by Lenore & Daniel Jennewein
You are Special by Max Lucado
I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll
Seriously, Cinderella is SO Annoying! The Story of Cinderella as Told by the Wicked Stepmother by Trisha Speed Shaskan
Trust Me, Jack's Beanstalk Stinks! The Story of Jack and the Beanstalk as Told by the Giant by Eric Braun
Believe Me, Goldilocks Rocks! The Story of The Three Bears as Told by Baby Bear by Nancy Loewen
Honestly, Red Riding Hood was Rotten! The Story of Little Red Riding Hood as Told by the Wolf by Trisha Speed Shaskan
How to Dress a Dragon by Thelma Lynne Godin
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
Zoom Broom by Margie Palatini
Piggie Pie by Margie Palatini
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
Ancient China fiction
Bound by Donna Jo Napoli (China) The Kite Rider (China) The Crystal Ribbon by Celeste Lim
Bound by Donna Jo Napoli (China)
The Kite Rider (China)
The Crystal Ribbon by Celeste Lim
#shepersisted The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau Banks Speak Katniss from Hunger Games …
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau Banks
Katniss from Hunger Games
Tris from Divergent
Mary from the Forest of Hands and Teeth
Sense and Sensibility
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
The Wizard of Oz
Alice in Wonderland
The Secret Garden
A Little Princess
The Testing series
David Baldacci's The Finisher series
Maggie Steifvater's Scorpio Races
And I Darken...by Kiersten White;
Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis.
Anything by Sarah J. Maas.
THRONE OF GLASS by Sarah J. Maas,
THE WINNER'S CURSE by Marie Rutkowski,
A STUDY IN CHARLOTTE by Brittany Cavallaro,
THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES by Mindy McGinnis,
nonfiction biographies of women scientists, politicians, and activists.
UnSlut : a diary and a memoir Lindin, Emily.
With courage and cloth : winning the fight for a woman's right to vote Bausum, Ann.
Bad girls of fashion : style rebels from Cleopatra to Lady Gaga Croll, Jennifer.
Radioactive! : how Irène Curie & Lise Meitner revolutionized science and changed the world Conkling, Winifred.
Women heroes of World War II : 26 stories of espionage, sabotage, resistance, and rescue Atwood, Kathryn J.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony : a friendship that changed the world Colman, Penny.
Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream Stone, Tanya Lee.
Pure grit : how American World War II nurses survived battle and prison camp in the Pacific Farrell, Mary Cronk.
Little Women. Alcott, Louisa May
Emma. Austen, Jane
Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice Hoose, Phillip M.
Eleanor of Aquitaine : heroine of the Middle Ages Koestler-Grack, Rachel A.
Zlata's diary : a child's life in Sarajevo Filipovic, Zlata.
Indira Gandhi : Political Leader in India. Somervill, Barbara A.
Hatshepsut : Egypt's first female pharaoh Dell, Pamela.
Breakaway Morgan, Alex
Fannie never flinched : one woman's courage in the struggle for American labor union rights Farrell, Mary Cronk.
My beloved world Sotomayor, Sonia, 1954-
Sachiko : a Nagasaki bomb survivor's story Stelson, Caren Barzelay.
I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban Yousafzai, Malala,
The wrath & the dawn Ahdieh, Renée.
Chains Anderson, Laurie Halse.
The midwife's apprentice Cushman, Karen.
Out of my mind Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)
Unstoppable Octobia May Flake, Sharon.
The sleeper and the spindle Gaiman, Neil.
Front Lines Grant, Michael
Cinder Meyer, Marissa.
Dumplin' Murphy, Julie
The sacred lies of Minnow Bly Oakes,
The great Gilly Hopkins Paterson, Katherine.
Flygirl Smith, Sherri L.
The walls around us Suma, Nova Ren.
The running dream Van Draanen, Wendelin.
Code name Verity Wein, Elizabeth.
Primates : the fearless science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas Ottaviani, Jim,
Tomboy Prince, Liz.
Pocahontas : princess of the New World Locatelli-Kournwsky, Loïc
Lumberjanes. 1, Beware the kitten holy Stevenson, Noelle.
Ms. Marvel. 1, No normal Wilson, G. Willow
A tyranny of petticoats : 15 stories of belles, bank robbers & other badass girls edited by Jessica Spotswood.
... Andromeda Strain Hot zone Red Madness by Gail Jarrow Bubonic Panic by Gail Jarrow Fatal F…
Red Madness by Gail Jarrow
Bubonic Panic by Gail Jarrow
Fatal Fever, Tracking Down Typhoid Mary by Gail Jarrow
Biology - Secondary Level Pandemic Ghost Map Brain on Fire Andromeda Strain Hot zone
Biology - Secondary Level
Brain on Fire
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