Gwendolyn Daniel, Reading Specialist

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Gwendolyn O. Daniel

email:  gdaniel@lowndesboe.org

Phone:  334-563-7319

                                Who is Mrs. Daniel? 

ARI Reading Specialist since 2004
Graduate of The Calhoun School, Letohatchee, AL
Graduate of Alabama State University--Masters of Education--Reading
Motto:  "Every Child Can Learn"
Favorite Quote:  Theodore Roosevelt--"Children don't care how much you know until they know how much you care".     

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FAVORITE BOOKS FOR ALL GRADES 

Kindergarten

  1. Letters from a Desperate Dog by Eilleen Christelow (Clarion Books, 2006)
  2. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (Harper Collins, 1963) spongebob reading animation
  3. Wild About Books by Judy Sierra, illustrated by Marc Brown (Knopf Books for young Readers, 2004)
  4. Kindergarten Rocks! by Katie Davis (Harcourt Children's Books, 2005)

 First Grade

  1. Frog and Toad Are Friends by Arnold Lobel  (Harper Collins, 1970)
  2. The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds (Walker Books Ltd, 2004)
  3. The Boy Who Loved Words Roni Schotter (Random House, 2006)
  4. Big Bug Surprise by Julia Gran (Scholastic, 2007)

                                                                      Second Grade

  1. Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and Mary Azarian (Houghton Mifflin, 1998)
  2. Clara and the Bookwagon by Nancy Smiler Levinson, illustrated by Carolyn Croll (Harper Collins, 1988)
  3. Mr. George Baker  by Amy Hest, illustrated by Jon J. Muther (Candlewick Press, 2004)
  4. The Empty Pot by Demi (Henry Holt and Co., 2007)

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  1. George and Marhta by James Marshall (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972)
  2. Frindle by Andrew Clements (Aladdin, 1998)animated book gif
  3. A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats (Harper & Row, 1968)
  4. Dare to Dream by Carl Sommer, illustrated by Jorge Martinez, Greg Budwine, and Kennon James (Advance Publishing, 2007)

           Fourth Grade

  1. Crick Wing by Janell Cannon (Harcourt, 2000)animated book gif
  2. James and the Giant Peach by Grant Peach, illustrated by Quentin Blake (A.A. Knopf, 1961)
  3. Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg (Houghton Mifflin, 1981))
  4. Porch Lies:  Tales of Slicksters, Tricksters, and Other Wily Characters by Patricia C. McKissack, illustrated by Andre Carrilho

          Fifth Grade

  1. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (J.B. Lippincott Company, 1911)
  2. Island of the Blue Dolphins  by Scott O'Dell (Yearling, 1971)
  3. Molly Moon's Hypnotic Time Travel Adventure by Georgia Byng, illustrated by Mark Zug (HarperCollins, 2005)
  4. Animals in the House:  A History of Pets and People by Sheila Keenan (Scholastic Nonfiction, 2007)

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