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GUIDES FOR READERS AND EDUCATORS

Many Islandport Press books have guides that will help book clubs, parents, teachers, librarians, or readers add value to their reading experience. Visit our LIbrary Services page to learn more about discounts and resources. 

Adult Titles

Nine Mile Bridge


Nine Mile Bridge

Reading Group Guide includes discussion questions and background reading list



This Time Might Be Different

 

This Time Might Be Different

Reading Group Guide includes discussion questions for each story

 

 

 

Windswept

Reading Group Guide includes discussion questions, background information and a reading list

 

 

 

Mary Peters

 

Mary Peters

Reading Group Guide includes discussion questions, background information and a reading list




Juvenile Titles

Wildlife on the Move

 Wildlife on the Move

Educator guides accompany each of the Wildlife on the Move board books (A Snowy Owl Story, A Monarch Butterfly Story, A Little Brown Bat Story, and A Blanding’s Turtle Story). The guides include background information, discussion questions, three teaching units that include lesson plans aligned with Next Generation Science Standards, and fully developed classroom activities ranging from an echolocation game to a life cycle comparison card game. The 32-page guides also include “Take Action” pages, tips on how to take learning outside, additional reading lists, songs, and color reproducibles. FMI: www.islandportpress.com/wildlifeonthemove

 

Finchosaurus


Finchosaurus

Educator Guide includes discussion questions, activities, and games

 

 

What the Wind Can Tell You


What the Wind Can Tell You

Reading Group Guide includes discussion questions, activities, and reproducibles



The Door to January


The Door to January

Reading Group Guide includes discussion questions, activities, and reproducibles


 

B is for Berkshires

 

B is for Berkshires

Teachers Guide includes curriculum connections, STEM projects, games, and activities

Azalea, Unschooled

 

Azalea, Unschooled

 Discussion Guide includes discussion questions, activities, and games


   

The Kinfolk


The Kinfolk

Reading Group Guide includes discussion questions and background reading list

 

 

 

Cooper and Packrat Adventures

Mystery on Pine Lake


Mystery on Pine Lake 

Teaching Guide includes reading strategies (Sit and Begin, Vocabulary, Discussion Questions, and Exit Slips) for each chapter, Common Core standards, activities, worksheets, and project ideas

 

 

Mystery of the Eagle's Nest

 

Mystery of the Eagle’s Nest

Teaching Guide includes includes reading strategies (Sit and Begin, Vocabulary, Discussion Questions, and Exit Slips) for each chapter, Common Core standards, activities, worksheets, and project ideas

 

 

Mystery of the Bear Cub: Visit the author's blog for Classroom activities