This week officially kicked off the Dog Blog Tour. Sparky the Fire Dog®, that is. In anticipation of the upcoming release of Sparky the Fire Dog, several bloggers signed on to post reviews of this new book by prolific children's book author Don Hoffman. Some blogs will be hosting giveaways to a few lucky readers, so be sure to check them out! Here's the line-up so far--stay tuned for more information!
Donna Bowman Bratton's blog, review posted 9/17; read it here!
Biblio Reads, review posted 9/20; read it here!
Anastasia Suen's blog, check out the Sparky post on October 12th!
In the Pages
NC Teacher Stuff
Reading With My Eyes Shut
Sparky is the official mascot for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the book's release date is October 1st--coinciding with National Fire Prevention Week (October 9-15) and Sparky's 60th birthday year. Check out Sparky's website, www.sparky.org, for cool games and activities. You can also download a Sparky Birthday Party Kit to celebrate Sparky's big day!