Using Mac Barnett’s Sam and Dave Dig a Hole as a mentor text, 2nd grade boys spent this week in The General Story writing their own books. Like in Barnett’s story, the characters in their books found what they were looking for, just in an unexpected way.
We’re all a little crazy on the inside, and Amanda’s description captures this so perfectly. Read the rest of Amanda’s wonderful story in 5D’s collection, “Wait. This is not a Fairy Tale”: Stories from 5D, which was published on November 1st. You can access their entire collection under the Catapult Press Imprints tab at the top of the site!
We LOVE the way Ella describes her character’s first glimpse of the giant tortoises of the Galapagos Islands. And could we mention that she tells the story from the point of view of a naturalist’s dog? Read Ella’s amazing story in “Wait. This is not a Fairytale”: stories by 5D, which was published by their own imprint, Boulder Books on November 1st. You can check out a copy in the Cooper Library!