October’s Book of the Month

Every year Mr. Bender carefully selects a book for each month of the school year. These books are always connected by a particular theme which changes from year to year. This year’s is a really powerful theme, but we aren’t going to tell you what it is just yet.

At the end of each month, we will share the Book of the Month with you in the hopes you will discuss it further with your children. And while you’re at it, see if you can figure out Mr. Bender’s theme!

October’s book was, “Plant a Kiss,” Below you will find a trailer for the book.

Ways to talk about this book at home:

  • This website has great activities for grades K-2 like a Kindness Garden and a Rhyming Word Game
  • Create your own Plant a Kiss Seed Packet with this printable.
  • The Author of Plant a Kiss, Amy Krouse Rosenthal is pretty cool, check out her website. You can learn about her other adult and children’s books, watch her videos, and even write her a letter!

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