In Page-Turners—Based-on-True and True Tales, we shared 15 of our favorite picture books that are true or based-on-true stories. Do you have a favorite we should know about? Let us know the title and author here! And thanks for sharing! 


09.12.2018

2y

3

636

3
2y

I discovered another great one yesterday! Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship by Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes. Based on the true story of a rescue dog and a woman who lost her legs after the Boston Marathon bombing, it is both uplifting and hopeful. 

2y
Jill McMahon

Here is another wonderful true story I use: 14 Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy and Wison Kimeli Naiyomah.

It's the true story of the gift sent from the Kenyan, Maasai warriors to the people of the United States, after 911. 

 

2y

Thank you, JIll!  What an inspirational book.  

 

Suggested Topics

Title Category Replies Views Activity
Lesson Planning CAFE 0 45 1 week 2 days
Question about Comprehension--Use Prior Knowledge to Connect with Text CAFE 0 58 3 weeks 3 days
Sharing Videos Online CAFE 2 309 1 month 2 days
Daily 5, small groups, and conferring 6 feet away CAFE 4 343 1 month 4 days
New Ready Reference guides CAFE 6 916 1 month 1 week
Mini Lesson Variety CAFE 1 199 1 month 2 weeks
Are Your Writing Strategies Displayed? CAFE 160 17.6k 1 month 3 weeks
Alignment with Australian Curriculum CAFE 3 164 1 month 3 weeks
Lesson Plans CAFE 0 190 2 months 4 days
Teaching Strategies to Whole Class or Individual Student CAFE 3 204 2 months 1 week

All-Access Member Exclusive Content

This content is reserved for All-Access members. Consider upgrading your membership to access this resource.

Sign Up Now

No Thanks.

Already a member? Log In