Monday, March 4, 2019

Winter Reading 2019 Recess at 20 Below: Revised Edition


Originally released in 2005, this description of what going to school in Alaska is like may already be on your shelves. The author, the 2004 Disney Teacher of the Year, has updated the book with answers to some of the questions kids generally ask. This new edition with a fresh design and the author Q&A was just released January 29, 2019.

If you know kids who complain about having to go to school in the snow, whether they are you own children or your students, read this with them and then see if they change their minds. Just imagine sledding at recess, or digging snow tunnels to play in. (We won't even talk about going to school and coming home in the dark because of those short winter days up north.)

For those who don't have this book yet, add it to your winter/snow/cold weather collection and then fix yourself a cup of hot cocoa. Looking at all that snow will give you a chill!

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