• November Literacy Activity Calendar

    Click here to download

    Reading Advent Coloring Calendar! 

    Click here to download the coloring calendar and check out https://everyday-reading.com/ for book recommendations! 

    Click here for Everyday Reading's list of 24 Best Christmas Picture Books

    Fall Movie Read Alikes

    There are some great movies coming out this fall and we have some read alike books at Sunnyvale Elementary to get you ready!



    Abominable (September)
    When Yi finds a baby yeti on the roof of her Shanghai apartment building, she and two friends set off on a quest to return him to his home in this DreamWorks animated feature.

    • The abominable snowman doesn't roast marshmallows by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones
    • Horrid Henry and the abominable snowman by Francesca Simon
    • Snow monster mystery by by Marcia Thornton Jones and Debbie Dadey



    The Addams Family (October)
    This animated adaptation of the classic 1960s TV show brings back the kookiest family on the block. A mixture of spooky and scary, it’s sure to be a Halloween hit.

    • Follow the monsters! : featuring Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets by Sharon Lerner
    • Watch out, monsters about! by Simon Beecroft
    • My mama says there aren't any zombies, ghosts, vampires, creatures, demons, monsters, fiends, goblins, or things by Judith Viorst



    Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (October)
    Picking up where the first Maleficent film left off in 2014, this movie takes a second look at a classic Disney baddie.

    • Straw into gold : fairy tales re-spun by Hilary McKay
    • Friends for a princess by Melissa Lagonegro



    Sonic the Hedgehog (November)
    Parents reminiscing about their Sega ­Genesis will flock to the theaters, kids in tow, to see this adventure comedy about an extraterrestrial hedgehog who’s here to save the Earth…quickly.

    • Hilo The Boy Who Crashed to Earth by Judd Winick
    • Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot by Dav Pilkey


    Inspired by a story in School Library Journal