Teaching Children's Literature

“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.” ~C.S. Lewis

Skippyjon Jones: Cirque De Ole

Skippyjon Jones: Cirque De Ole. Written by Judy Schachner. The Penguin Group, c. 2012, 32 pp.

Reading Level: Not Available

Synopsis: Skippyjon Jones is at it again in this story about the Big Top! He is walking across tightropes and doing the flying trapeze in this humorous circus adventure.

Rationale for Use in the Classroom: This book could be used as part of a Circus Unit.

Content Area Connections: Language Arts, Circus

Possible Areas of Concern: This book contains both Spanish and English and may be confusing for students to follow the flow of the story.

~Elizabeth Schreiber


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This entry was posted on November 24, 2012 by in Picturebooks.

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