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Early Childhood

Book & Brain Building Blocks (For Critical Thinking in the Reading Process)

Pre-K and Above

Big Book Flash Cards: Investigating Opposites

Improve students' experience with evidence evaluating skills and critical thinking skills necessary in reading comprehension. Great for ESL students of all levels as well as adult learners. Fascinating images are from newspapers during the 1900s. Instructor's manual and assessments accompany set.

4 Books to the Set
125 Oversized Cards & Instruction Key
Price $225.00


K and Above

Big Book Flash Cards: Comparing Contrasting and Combining

Improve higher-level thinking with questions and answers using critical reading cards. These big cards are great for ESL students of all levels and adult learners. Interesting images are from 100-year-old archives. The teacher's manual and assessments accompany the set.

4 Books to the Set
2 Master Assessment Booklets for Reproduction
125 Oversized Cards & Instruction Key
Price $225.00


1st Grade and Above

Activity Reader: Summaries, Similarities and Symbols

Create connections with word games that follow thinking processes of all standardized reading tests. Give students the advantage in making summaries with these wonderful activities. All ages may benefit from this unique material. Instructor directions embedded throughout the text.

3 Ring Binder 2"
500 pages
Price $150.00


2nd Grade and Above

Activity Reader: Patterns, Parts and Paragraphs

Give a great advantage to the future 3rd grade reader and test-taker by practicing with "Book Looks" and "Brain Frames". This book teaches students how to identify the "good" answers from the "best" answers, and how to pick the best answer supported with evidence. Instructor directions and answers embedded throughout the text.

3 Ring Binder 2"
500 pages
Price $150.00



Elementary

Book & Brain Activity Readers (For Critical Reading and Reading Comprehension)

3rd Grade

Activity Reader: Fact Folly and Fancy

Reading topics include Johnny Appleseed, "The Ant and the Grasshopper", how bones grow in the human body, and riddles, rhymes and stories that will fascinate the 3rd grade reader. Short yet engaging, these 120 reproducible reading activities isolate each skill and incorporate reading with additional skills to master challenging reading passages. Instructor notes and answers are embedded throughout the text.

3 Ring Binder 2"
500 pages
Price $150.00


Book & Brain Reading Bridge: Fact, Folly and Fancy

Reading topics are the same as the above activity book, but they are shorter or modified for the reluctant reader. These bridges help students build strong critical reading skills using the question and answer process on standardized tests. This is great for the Special Ed. classroom or independent station leaning in regular classrooms.

3 Ring Binder 2"
500 pages
Price $125.00


4th Grade

Activity Reader: Myth, Magic and Music

Topics include Harry Houdini, David Copperfield and the magic of everyday life, along with Zeus, Athena, Cupid and how music is composed and expressed. Short yet engaging, these 120 reproducible reading activities isolate each skill and incorporate reading with additional skills to master challenging reading passages. Instructor notes and answers are embedded throughout the text.

3 Ring Binder 2"
500 pages
Price $150.00


Book & Brain Reading Bridge: Myth, Magic and Music

Reading topics are the same as the above activity book, but they are shorter or modified for the reluctant reader. These bridges help students build strong critical reading skills using the question and answer process on standardized tests. This is great for the Special Ed. classroom or independent station leaning in regular classrooms.

3 Ring Binder 2"
500 pages
Price $125.00


5th Grade

Activity Reader: Rocks, Blocks and Frocks

Topics include the tuxedo, 1960s fashion, how synthetic diamonds are made, the earth's core and the Taj Mahal. Short yet engaging, these 120 reproducible reading activities isolate each skill and incorporate reading with additional skills to master challenging reading passages. Instructor notes and answers are embedded throughout the text.

3 Ring Binder 2"
500 pages
Price $150.00


Book & Brain Reading Bridge: Rocks, Blocks and Frocks

Reading topics are the same as the above activity book, but they are shorter or modified for the reluctant reader. These bridges help students build strong critical reading skills using the question and answer process on standardized tests. This is great for the Special Ed. classroom or independent station leaning in regular classrooms.

3 Ring Binder 2"
500 pages
Price $125.00



Secondary


6th Grade through Adult

Activity Reader: Histories, Mysteries and Biographies

Topics include the JFK assassination, Walt Disney's rumored missing head, origins of the Bubonic Plague, and investigations of mysterious ancient civilizations. This manual is great for a curious 6th grade reader to the adult reader. There are 120 reproducible student pages for classroom use that are designed with short engaging reading passages isolating each reading skill with six repetitions of practice passages and questions of each skill.

3 Ring Binder 2"
500 pages
Price $150.00


7th Grade through Adult

Activity Reader: Law, Literature and Light

Topics include how laws are created, how the light bulb was invented, why we have Christmas lights on trees, and what about those sea animals that light up in the deepest part of the ocean? Also, a variety of literary greats such as The Wizard of Oz, Ben-Hur, and The Great Gatsby are included. There are 120 reproducible student pages for classroom use and are designed with short engaging reading passages isolating each reading skill with six repetitions of practice passages and questions for each skill.

3 Ring Binder 2"
500 pages
Price $150.00


8th Grade through Adult

Activity Reader: Power, Politics and Poetry

Topics include the Emperor of America, Colin Powell, the American G. I., Edgar Allen Poe, Emily Dickinson and the Hoover Dam. There are 120 reproducible student pages for classroom use and are designed with short engaging reading passages isolating each reading skill with six repetitions of practice passages and questions for each skill.

3 Ring Binder 2"
500 pages
Price $150.00


9th Grade through Adult

Activity Reader: Conspiracies, Connections and Conundrums

Topics include Trilateral Commission, Knights Templar, Watergate, and Napoleon's error that Hitler repeated. With other topics such as the invention of the microchip, spray on plastic clothing, and non- fossil fuel alternatives. There are 120 reproducible student pages for classroom use and are designed with short engaging reading passages isolating each reading skill with six repetitions of practice passages and questions for each skill.

3 Ring Binder 2"
500 pages
Price $150.00


3rd Grade through Adult

The Twisted Book, Book

In this novel book about the negative questions in test taking, you get 150 examples of questions with the word "not" or "except" as part of the stem as well as other types of negative questions that may be asked on standardized assessments. The book has explanations, drills and answers for the tricky "not" question that is frequently used in reading comprehension tests. This book is fully reproducible.

125 pages
Price $59.95


3rd Grade through 8th Grade

Book & Brain University Notebooks

These novel notebooks were created for reorders only after academic camps have been performed by Book & Brain Consulting, Inc. These notebooks will help with follow-up throughout the year. Call for details and have The Book & Brain University at your campus today!


Day I:Questioning Questions
Day II:Evaluating Evidence
Day III:Answering Answers
Day IV:Paraphrasing Phrases
Day V:Blue Book Exam


Pages vary (average 35 per book)
Saddle Stitch
Price $15.95 each or $75.00 for all five books set
Reduced prices for academic camps by volume


Instructor's Follow-up Manual

Make this instruction your own and reproduce The Book & Brain University Notebooks for the instructor to understand and use during the academic camps. Do it yourself, and have The Book & Brain University at your campus or in your classroom.

175 Pages
Spiral Bound
Price $79.95
Reduced prices for academic camps by volume


Book & Brain Sticker/Stamper Book

This manual gives a wonderful way to conduct assessments. Using the Book & Brain Stickers or Stamper, the student will show their knowledge of the Book & Brain Method using this hands-on approach! Assessments, Templates and Master Key are included and embedded throughout the book. This is a fully reproducible book.

179 Pages
Spiral Bound
Price $59.95


Book & Brain Stickers

These whimsical stickers of books and brains are a big hit with students of all ages. With 16 stickers to a page, these 1" diameter stickers match perfectly with the images for the Book & Brain Sticker/Stamper Book. Enjoy these heavy weight glossy stickers for other uses such as grading papers or incentive markers. Students love these intelligent stickers!

8 x 11 Glossy Sheet
16 one-inch diameter circle stickers per sheet
Bulk discounts available:
500 sheets $0.99 each
250 sheets $1.25 each
100 sheets $1.50 each
50 sheets $1.75 each
Sold at regular price under 50 at $2.00 each sheet


Book & Brain Stampers

These whimsical stampers are a must have for all teachers and students. Use these stampers for classroom practice, assessments or independent stations in the classroom. Teachers love the stampers as classroom management tools for grading papers or stamping papers for extra points on assignments. Included are 100 ways to use the book and 100 ways to use the brain are include with individual stamper purchase.

Price $10.00 each (2 Stamper is 2-sided with both Book and Brain)
Set Price $250.00 (20 Stampers; 2 non-toxic jumbo stamp pads; box case; and The Book & Brain Sticker/Stamper Book listed above $59.95 value included in one price)
Set of 3 price $225.00 each; Set of 6 or more $200.00 each


PK through Adult

The Book & Brain University T-Shirts

100% heavyweight cotton in sizes adult Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, Double Extra Large and Triple Extra Large as well as youth sizes Small, Medium, Large, Youth Extra Large are available. Printed on both the front (university log) and back ("Book or Brain…you decide"). All shirts are white shirt black print.

Price $10.00 each


The Book & Brain Traffic Light Poster

Navigate and understand evidence within a text with the guidelines and colors of a traffic light. Students make connections by highlighting correct information and then understand how to use evidence appropriately while reading and answering tough questions.

Price $15.00 each


The Book & Brain Highlighters

These highlighters give students a hands-on approach to reading and following-up by reinforcing evidence in the passages they read. Just like a university student would as they read a textbook, your students will feel important and scholarly as they use these tri-color highlighters. Correlating with The Book & Brain Traffic Light Poster: Red means "stop and think" with many examples and details from the passage; Yellow means "slow down" at titles, pictures and words in the passage, and Green means "go and find" the answer in the textual evidence in the passage.

Price $3.00 each
Class Set of 25 Highlighters $62.50


3rd Grade through Adult

The Book & Brain Reading Clues Poster

This poster helps aid memory for the students in the classroom all year long. Students will begin to understand the foundation to the Book & Brain Reading Methods by remembering key words, clues and hints.

Price $20.00 for set of 2 posters


3rd Grade through 8th Grade

The Book & Brain Reading Game Book

This book includes 20 different illustrated games that are reproducible for the instructor. Play the Book & Brain Paddle Game highlighted in The Book & Brain University. In addition, receive 25 Book icon and 25 Brain icon game pieces for the game, either to make paddles or to use on the wall.

150 Pages
Spiral Bound
Price $30.00


3rd Grade through Adult

The Book & Brain Paddles

These paddles have both a Book & Brain on them to determine if a question is either concrete Book or abstract Brain. A classroom set of paddles is a great companion to The Book & Brain Reading Game Book.

Price $2.00 each
Class Set of 25 Paddles $37.50


The Squeeze Brain Stress Ball

These whimsical little brains are great for squeezing at test time, or just using in class with trying to concentrate on reading. Enjoy how excited students will be when they finally receive their very own squeeze brain as a reward for good behavior or work well done.

Price $3.00 each
Class Set of 25 Brains $62.50


Professional Books

Book and Brain Reading, Test-Taking Strategies

The #1 best seller! Over 20,000 copies sold! This teacher's manual that addresses how all types of reading comprehension tests are designed with the Book & Brain Method is a must for all test-takers and teachers. This patented process is introduced and is explained using 90 examples of different reading skills such as summarization, making inferences, word meaning, context clues, drawing conclusions, predicting outcomes and many more. Both elementary and secondary reading needs are addressed. This is a professional book for all grade level instructors and university professors.

Perfect Bound, Glossy
120 pages
Price $29.95


Book and Brain Reading, Study Guide

A companion to the #1 best seller, this guide will actually ask Book & Brain Questions about the Book & Brain Reading, Test-Taking Strategies book! This is a novel way to get others excited by sharing ideas in a book study or self study. The Book & Brain Reading, Study Guide will help you get the most out of your reading by asking the important questions to help you remember "big ideas" and "small parts" of the larger text. Both elementary and secondary reading needs are addressed. This is a professional book for all grade level instructors and university professors.

Saddle Stitch, Glossy
120 pages
Price $6.95



Children's Books

Hallie's Magic Necklace (Ages 3 to 12)

Hallie loves her new necklace that lights up every time she touches it. Her necklace helps her not to be afraid in the dark and to have no fear when storms come. One day she cannot find her special necklace and looks everywhere but to no avail. Find out the trials and lessons learned as Hallie finds another secret necklace hidden away that will help her more than the original one.


Book & Brain Reading Questions for children are presented in the back cover of the book.
#1 Best Seller Children's Book

Hard Cover - Color pastel and watercolor illustrations
32 Pages
$24.95


Kate's Borrowed Shoes (Ages 6-12)

Kate travels to Russia and forgets to pack her favorite walking shoes. She is left with only one pair of her best dress shoes for a long trip to visit many orphanages with her father. She along comes a mysterious little girl in Moscow who lets her borrow the most beautiful shoes that fit like a soft cotton gloves. But how will Kate get these shoes back? Find out this exciting conclusion when reading Kate's Borrowed Shoes.


Book & Brain Reading Questions for children are presented in the back cover of the book.

Hard Cover - Color pastel and watercolor illustrations
32 Pages
$24.95


Carl's Clover (Ages 3-12)

Carl next door neighbors visits Ireland and brings all the neighborhood kids a clay potted four-leafed clover. The kids are excited to care for their new exotic plants that should bring them good luck. When winter comes, all the potted clovers die including Carl's. Carl looks out his window one day in the month of March and jumps up and down for joy. Find out this stunning conclusion while reading the new about Carl's Clover.

Book & Brain Reading Questions for children are presented in the back cover of the book.

Hard Cover - Color pastel and watercolor illustrations
32 Pages
$24.95


Dixie's Tricks (Ages 3-6)

Dixie is a little pug that learns vocabulary words. Read how Dixie performs special tricks by obeying her master. Dixie will make you smile and laugh with bright and comical illustrations. Dixie becomes the master instructor at the end of the story with a new little puppy named Pumpkin.

Book & Brain Reading Questions for children are presented in the back cover of the book.

Glossy Saddle Stitch
Soft Cover - Color pastel and watercolor illustrations
24 Pages
$14.95


Book & Brain Reading, Audio Companion CD-ROM

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