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Flight School

Flight School”

Little Penguin has the heart of an eagle but he isn’t made to soar. He goes to Flight School to learn how to fly.

“Penguins just aren’t build to fly,” said Teacher.

Sad Little Penguin readies to leave school but his friends have an idea.

With some technical help, Little Penguin flies.

This book promotes individuality and passion for one’s dream.

TITLE: Flight School

AUTHOR: Lita Judge

ILLUSTRATOR: Lita Judge

PUBLISHER: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014

AGE GROUP: 4-7

CREATIVE COMPONENTS: individuality, perseverance, passion for one’s dream

LEARNING EXTENSIONS:

1) The old saying goes “Birds of a feather stick together.” But Little Penguin didn’t stay with his flock. He decided to pursue his dream. What’s something you aren’t old enough to do (that is safe) that you really, really want to do? How might you persuade a grown-up that you are ready?

2) Using colored craft feathers, make a rainbow creation to remind yourself to pursue your dreams no matter how challenging.

EXTENDING CONNECTIONS:

To learn more about author/illustrator Lita Judge, visit:

http://www.litajudge.net