FENWAY AND HATTIE has been chosen as the Early Reader selection for the 2017 Global Read Aloud! I'm incredibly grateful to the fabulous Pernille Ripp, who founded this program with the goal of connecting the world through one book. Since 2010, more than 2 million students have participated!
Reading aloud is very near and dear to my heart. Having my own book included in this far-reaching program is truly mind-blowing!
Each fall, participating teachers or other adults read aloud to students during a set 6-week period. Each classroom or group tries to make as many global connections as possible.
For more information about the GRA, click here.
You can sign up for the Global Read Aloud here.
This year, the GRA starts on October 2 and runs through November 10th. For complete information about the 2017 Global Read Aloud, click here.
If you are an elementary teacher or librarian, please consider signing up for my newsletter. Once I determine how I'll be able to support participating classes either through Skype, Q&A videos, or any other means, you'll be the first to know! I've already started a fun resource padlet.
Please check it out, share it with students, and add comments or other resources. I working on other ways to use padlet, too!
I'm so beyond excited that FENWAY AND HATTIE was chosen for this opportunity! As Pernille said in the announcement, Fenway and the story of how he sees the world is one that is bound to make us laugh but also see our world in a different view; what can happen when we simply change our perspective?