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New Book for Children Teaches 7 Continents: Amy’s Travels

By Teachers.Net News Desk
 

Amy’s Travels by Kathryn Starke is the first  children’s book to teach all seven continents.

 

This multicultural children’s book, based on a true story, is complete with K-5 lesson plans, a comprehensive book guide, and extension activities for the classroom.

You can find these resources at  http://www.creativemindspublications.com

To add technology and global awareness to the lesson, the Amy’s Travels Project is available on Skype in the Classroom.

The blog post is available here:  http://blogs.skype.com/play/2011/08/amys-travels-project-connects.html

Add your comments about this book or other interesting children’s books below.



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