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The Loudest Librarian! Paper Rocking Horse by Kiki This year, Chinese New Year begins on January 31, and it’s the year of the Horse (you can find a list of all the animal signs and dates on TravelChinaGuide.com). I didn’t know much about Chinese New Year until we moved to the Bay Area, but it’s such a fun and colorful celebration. ESL Reading Worksheets - Short Stories - Free Arbor Day - Marla and Tio plant a tree in the yard. Breakfast - Jack has high cholesterol and has to stop eating donuts. Bus Driver - Adan wants to retire next year when he turns sixty-two. Camping - Bears take over a campsite! Car Accident - Oh, no! Bob had a car accident, but he's okay.
Snaith Primary School - Riveting Reads So many books, so little time! We love books at Snaith Primary School, but with so much choice out there it can be difficult to decide which book to read first. So we have decided to create a page where you can find reviews and recommendations to help to make it a little easier. We will also be adding links for some great ebooks, including some free ones! Click on the pictures to find a link. REMEMBER!