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PA One Book Classic Countdown

December 13th, 2016
2017 PA One Book, All Counties, Events, News

Help count down to the 2017 PA One Book!

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We’re exploring the past PA One Book selections! Follow PA One Book on Facebook and PA One Book on Instagram to get fun activities to do with your child and the PA One Book classic, watch the video of the author reading the book, and share your experiences with the book. Check back each day for something new and exciting!

You can also find information here about the activities, videos and sharing opportunities. Visit the PA One Book on social media, or bookmark this page.

January

Week of January 2: Inside Mouse, Outside Mouse by Lindsay Barrett George.

Monday – Who remembers the 2006 #PAOneBook Inside Mouse, Outside Mouse by Lindsay Barrett George? This was the first PA One Book ever selected and you are still able to find this in many libraries across Pennsylvania. Reserve your copy today!

Wednesday– Want fun activities using Inside Mouse, Outside Mouse with your children? Get the activity guide and find ideas on how to use this book with children! Check your local library to see if the traveling trunk filled with fun book-related activities, games, and manipulative for young children is available to reserve.#PAOneBook

Thursday– Listen to Lindsay Barrett George read Inside Mouse, Outside Mouse! #PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown

Friday– Flashback Friday! What do YOU remember about Inside Mouse, Outside Mouse when it was the #PAOneBook in 2006? Share a comment below and let us know your favorite memory of this book or share a pic of your favorite reader with a copy of this book.

 

Week of January 9: A Splendid Friend, Indeed by Suzanne Bloom

Monday – Who remembers our 2007 #PAOneBook A Splendid Friend, Indeed by Suzanne Bloom? This book was the second PA One Bool selection and is still available in many libraries across Pennsylvania. Go reserve your copy today! #ClassicCountdown

Wednesday– Want fun activities using A Splendid Friend, Indeed with your children Get the activity guide and find ideas on how to use this book with children! Check your local library to see if the traveling trunk filled with fun book-related activities, games, and manipulative for young children is available to reserve.#PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown

Thursday– Watch Suzanne Bloom read her book A Splendid Friend, Indeed! #PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown

Friday– Flashback Friday! What do YOU remember about A Splendid Friend, Indeed when it was the #PAOneBook in 2007? Share a comment below and let us know your favorite memory of this book or share a pic of your favorite reader with a copy of this book. #ClassicCountdown

 

Week of January 16: Up, Down, and Around by Katherine Ayres

Monday – Who remembers our 2008 #PAOneBook Up, Down, and Around by Katherine Ayres and illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott? This was book #3 chosen as a PA One Book and it is still available in many libraries across Pennsylvania. Go reserve your copy today! #ClassicCountdown

Wednesday– Want fun activities using Up, Down, and Around with your children? Get the activity guide and find ideas on how to use this book with children! Check your local library to see if the traveling trunk filled with fun book-related activities, games, and manipulative for young children is available to reserve.#PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown

Thursday– Check out Katherine Ayres read her book Up, Down, and Around! #PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown

Friday– Flashback Friday! What do YOU remember about Up, Down, and Around when it was the PA One Book in 2008?  Leave a comment below and let us know your favorite memory of this book or share a pic of your favorite reader with a copy of this book. #ClassicCountdown

 

January 23 – 27 If You Were a Penguin by Wendell and Florence Minor (2009)

  • Monday – Who remembers the 2009 #PAOneBook If You Were a Penguin by Wendell and Florence Minor? This book was #4 as a PA One Book and is still available in many libraries across Pennsylvania. Go reserve your copy today! #ClassicCountdown
  • Wednesday– Want fun activities using If You Were a Penguin with your children? Get the activity guide and find ideas on how to use this book with children! Check your local library to see if the traveling trunk filled with fun book-related activities, games, and manipulative for young children is available to reserve.#PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown
  • Thursday– See Wendell and Florence Minor share If You Were a Penguin with a group of children! #PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown

  • Friday– Flashback Friday! What do YOU remember about If You Were a Penguin when it was the #PAOneBook in 2009? Comment below and let us know your favorite memory of this book or share a pic of your favorite reader with a copy of this book. #ClassicCountdown

 

January 30 – February 3 What a Treasure! By Jane and Will Hillenbrand (2010)

  • Monday – In 2015, we welcomed Jane and Will Hillenbrand with What a Treasure as the 5th #PAOneBook! Did you know this book is still available in many libraries across Pennsylvania? Go reserve your copy today! #ClassicCountdown
  • Wednesday– Want fun activities using What a Treasure! with your children? Get the activity guide and find ideas on how to use this book with children! Check your local library to see if the traveling trunk filled with fun book-related activities, games, and manipulative for young children is available to reserve.#PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown
  • Thursday– Watch Will Hillenbrand read What a Treasure! #PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown

  • Friday– Flashback Friday! What do YOU remember about What a Treasure! when it was the #PAOneBook in 2010?  Share a comment below and let us know your favorite memory of this book or share a pic of your favorite reader with a copy of this book. #ClassicCountdown

February

February 6 – 11 Whose Shoes? A Shoe for Every Job by Stephen R. Swinburne (2011)

  • Monday – Here’s #6 selection! Who remembers our 2011 #PAOneBook Whose Shoes? A Shoe for Every Job by Stephen R. Swinburne? This book is still available in many libraries across Pennsylvania. Go reserve your copy today! #ClassicCountdown
  • Wednesday– Want fun activities using Whose Shoes? A Shoe for Every Job with your children? Get the activity guide and find ideas on how to use this book with children! Check your local library to see if the traveling trunk filled with fun book-related activities, games, and manipulative for young children is available to reserve.#PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown
  • Thursday– Watch Stephen Swinburne read Whose Shoes? A Shoe for Every Job! #PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown

  • Friday– Flashback Friday! What do YOU remember about Whose Shoes? A Shoe for Every Job when it was the #PAOneBook in 2011? Share a comment below and let us know your favorite memory of this book or share a pic of your favorite reader with a copy of this book. #ClassicCountdown

 

February 13 – 17   Stop Snoring Bernard! by Zachariah Ohora (2012)

  • Monday – SEVEN! It is the 7th #PAOneBook selection in 2012 Stop Snoring Bernard! by Zachariah Ohora. This book is still available in many libraries across Pennsylvania. Go reserve your copy today! #ClassicCountdown
  • Wednesday– Want fun activities using Stop Snoring Bernard!? Get the activity guide and find ideas on how to use this book with children! Check your local library to see if the traveling trunk filled with fun book-related activities, games, and manipulative for young children is available to reserve.#PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown
  • Thursday– Watch Zachariah Ohora read his book Stop Snoring Bernard! #PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown

  • Friday– Flashback Friday! What do YOU remember about Stop Snoring Bernard! when it was the #PAOneBook in 2012? Share a comment below and let us know your favorite memory of this book or share a pic of your favorite reader with a copy of this book. #ClassicCountdown

 

February 20 – 24 The Bus for Us by Suzanne Bloom (2013)

  • Monday – The Big 8 #PAOneBook selection in 2013 was The Bus for Us by Suzanne Bloom. This book is still available in many libraries across Pennsylvania. Go reserve your copy today! #ClassicCountdown
  • Wednesday– Want fun activities using A Bus for Us with your children. Get the activity guide and find ideas on how to use this book with children! Check your local library to see if the traveling trunk filled with fun book-related activities, games, and manipulative for young children is available to reserve.#PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown
  • Thursday– Watch Suzanne Bloom read The Bus for Us! #PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown

  • Friday– Flashback Friday! What do YOU remember about The Bus for Us when it was the #PAOneBook in 2013? Share a comment below and let us know your favorite memory of this book or share a pic of your favorite reader with a copy of this book. #ClassicCountdown

 

February 27 – March 3 Stripes of All Types by Susan Stockdale (2014)

  • Monday – Nine, nine, nine… Stripes of All Types by Susan Stockdale was the 9th #PAOneBook selection in 2014 This book is still available in many libraries across Pennsylvania. Go reserve your copy today! #ClassicCountdown
  • Wednesday– Want fun activities using Stripes of All Types with your children? Get the activity guide and find ideas on how to use this book with children! Check your local library to see if the traveling trunk filled with fun book-related activities, games, and manipulative for young children is available to reserve.#PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown
  • Thursday– Check out Susan Stockdale read Stripes of All Types! #PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown

  • Friday– Flashback Friday! What do YOU remember about Stripes of All Types when it was the #PAOneBook in 2014? Share a comment below and let us know your favorite memory of this book or share a pic of your favorite reader with a copy of this book. #ClassicCountdown

 

March 6 – 10 Number One Sam by Greg Pizzoli (2015)

  • Monday – Ten, count ‘em TEN #PAOneBooks in 2015 with Greg Pizzoli’s Number One Sam. This book is still available in many libraries across Pennsylvania. Go reserve your copy today! #ClassicCountdown
  • Wednesday– Want fun activities using Number One Sam with your children? Get the activity guide and find ideas on how to use this book with children! Check your local library to see if the traveling trunk filled with fun book-related activities, games, and manipulative for young children is available to reserve.#PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown
  • Thursday– Greg Pizzoli reads his 2015 #PAOneBook Number One Sam! #ClassicCountdown

  • Friday– Flashback Friday! What do YOU remember about Number One Sam when it was the #PAOneBook in 2015? Share a comment and let us know your favorite memory of this book or share a pic of your favorite reader with a copy of this book. #ClassicCountdown

 

March 13 – 17 Kite Day by Will Hillenbrand (2016)

  • Monday – In 2016, we welcomed back Will Hillenbrand with his book Kite Day as the 11th #PAOneBook. This book is still available in many libraries across Pennsylvania. Go reserve your copy today! #ClassicCountdown
  • Wednesday– Want fun activities using Kite Day with your children? Get the activity guide and find ideas on how to use this book with children! Check your local library to see if the traveling trunk filled with fun book-related activities, games, and manipulative for young children is available to reserve.#PAOneBook #ClassicCountdown
  • Thursday– Will Hillenbrand reads last year’s #PAOneBook Kite Day! #ClassicCountdown

  • Friday– Flashback Friday! What do YOU remember about Kite Day when it was the #PAOneBook last year? Please comment below and let us know your favorite memory of this book or share a pic of your favorite reader with a copy of this book. #ClassicCountdown

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