Counselor Dynamite: Twas The Day Before Christmas Breakby Starr Burgess, Victor Guiza
Its Christmas time and Counselor Dynamite is the newest superhero to hit the scene. Counselor Dynamite's mission: To serve and protect children and support staff members in schools everywhere. It's the day before Christmas break. Teachers and staff are either running low on patience or are just plain tired. The students as you might have guessed are full of unbridled energy, but one thing is for sure everyone is ready to start Christmas break. Counselor Dynamite notices that something is amiss and quickly jumps into action knowing that if something isn't done soon, students, teachers and staff will never be the same once chaos is unleashed. Will her helpers and faith be enough?
Starr Burgess's endearing story is brought to life by Victor Guiza's vivid, colorful, and crisp illustrations. Counselor Dynamite will capture the laughter and spirit of the holiday season with mischievous behavior and humor so contagious you will want to read it again. Counselors everywhere will be inspired to reinvent their own special quick, happy dance marking the end of each adventurous day.
- Castlebridge Books
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- Product dimensions:
- 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.25(d)
- Age Range:
- 8 - 12 Years
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Reviewed by Joy Hannabass for Readers' Favorite "Counselor Dynamite" is a new superhero and the counselor’s job is to protect children and support staff members in schools. It is almost time for Christmas break and tensions are high and patience is running on a super low. And it is time for Counselor Dynamite to come the rescue! Can Counselor Dynamite break down the tensions and stop the chaos that is about to happen on this special day before Christmas break begins? Check out Starr Burgess’s book, "Counselor Dynamite: Twas the Day Before Christmas Break". I really like the approach Starr Burgess takes to create a calm atmosphere between students and teachers in the classrooms. And using a superhero character was an excellent choice to write about, because all children will listen to someone they look up too. And to use the format of the night before Christmas is really neat because it goes along with the Christmas spirit, and will help capture the attention of the kids better. Here is an excerpt from the book just to give you a small taste of what this book is about: Twas the day before Christmas Break, when all through the school Not a teacher was happy, they were losing their cool. The students were rowdy, they were losing their minds The teachers decided these children have one more time! "Counselor Dynamite" is a must for a classroom with small children. Teachers will be able to teach children valuable lessons through reading this book to their class before Christmas break each year. The illustrations are so awesome whereas the colors are vivid and sure to attract your child's attention. It is not too early to be thinking about purchasing great books for the holidays, so be sure to put this one at the top of your list.