I’m not usually a big celebrator of Valentines Day but I thought it might be fun to share some of my favorite books and book accessories leading up to the holiday for those who needs gift ideas or are looking for books to read themed for the holiday. Let’s start today! Day 1: Disney ValentinesContinue reading “Road to Valentines Day”
Mulan’s Lunar New Year, by Natasha Yim, with illustrations by Sophie Li, is a wonderful mix of a Disney favorite and the celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year. It’s so important for kids to learn about other cultures, and honestly as an adult I’ve never really learned anything about the Lunar New Year untilContinue reading “Celebrating Culture: Lunar New Year 2021”
A new year! Yes, we’re all happy to say goodbye to 2020 and welcome the hope 2021 has to offer. There’s a lot to be inspired by right now. The inspirational frontline workers taking care of patient after patient, scientist working on a vaccine to help us move forward, and all the teachers working hardContinue reading “Stories that Inspire (Part 1)”
Reading challenges can be fun and challenging. I thought it would be fun to do one for 2021, though it will be challenging since I’m in the middle of working on my teaching degree. Since reading is more of an adventure though, I decided to give this a new name. Therefore, I’m so excited toContinue reading “Make 2021 an Adventure”
We hope you enjoy this reading of a classic tale to celebrate Christmas Eve.
Author: Lucille Colandro Illustrator: Jared Lee Summary: Another book about this lady swallowing stuff. She swallows a bell, packages, a sack, and even reindeer. One can only imagine what these items will create at the end. Quality: I can’t say don’t buy these books, because you might enjoy them. The group of first graders I’veContinue reading “Christmas Book Reviews Day 4: There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell”