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Creative Educator Contest - First Place: Rajeswari Devadass

Rajeswari Devadass’s entry – a lesson plan based on a wordless picture book – has been adjudged the best entry in our Creative Educator contest. Rajeswari, we confer the title of ‘ 969 more words

Learning Through Stories

Locomotive - Perfect Picture Book Friday - Redux

I just pulled Locomotive by Brian Floca off the “new” shelf at our local library. The minute I saw the endpapers, I knew I had to check it out! 275 more words

Book Review

The Caldecott Collection

One of the things that we will be looking at often are the winners of the Caldecott Medal Award and the winners of the Caldecott Honor Award. 160 more words


The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

By Mordicai Gerstein

My students LOVE this one.  I wait until the end to tell them it’s all true, it really happened, and they think their teacher’s full of lies. 158 more words


2013 Illustrator's Boot Camp: Finding The Joy

Originally Posted: September 2013

by Melanie Hope Greenberg

Caldecott Honor-winner Peter McCarty, like many picture book artists, fell into the publishing business as a freelance illustrator who was in the right place at the right time. 654 more words

Bartholomew and the Oobleck

Review of Bartholomew and the Oobleck
By Dr. Seuss
Publisher Age Recommendation: 5-9 years

In this Caldecott Honor Book, King Derwin is angry about having the same snow, fog, sunshine, and rain always coming down from the sky. 291 more words

Children's Books

Owl Moon

Review of Owl Moon
By Jane Yolen
Illustrated by John Schoenherr
Publisher Age Recommendation: 4-8 years

This 1988 Caldecott Medal Winner is a beautiful story about a little girl going owling with her father. 113 more words

Children's Books