We’re thrilled to announce the February 2017 release of an interactive read-aloud program for kindergarten and first grade—Junior Great Books® Series K–1! Junior Great Book Series K–1 is a flexible reading, discussion, and questioning program that engages students with outstanding age-appropriate fiction and poetry. The program’s sequence of activities mirrors Junior Great Books Series 2–5, and introduces students to asking questions, close reading, textual analysis, and a collaborative search for meaning. The texts are from a range of genres—contemporary and classic fiction, folktales, and poems—and include a variety of diverse writers, such as Kimiko Kajikawa, Juanita Havill, Sheila Hamanaka, and Daniel Pinkwater. Download a sneak preview now!