[ISLMA-Share] The Playbook by Alexander - age range?

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Hi Folks,

Has anyone read The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This
Game Called Life by Kwame Alexander? Looking at three reviews, 2 say it
starts at 5th grade, but one says it starts at 7th grade. Is there anything
in the book to make it inappropriate for 5th grade students?


Stephanie Stieglitz
Teacher-Librarian, The Lane
500 N. Elm St.
Hinsdale, IL 60521
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*Implementing the Common Core State Standards: The Role of the School
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silence, and that's been the main reason for our policy of employing wild
animals as librarians.*" - Monty Python's Flying Circus, series one, show 10


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