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Promising Bloom: The Princess in Black

The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale; illustrated by LeUyen Pham. 9780763665104. October 2014. Gr. K-3

What a week! We don’t post Promising Blooms very often since we like to reserve the designation for the very best books that we just can’t wait to talk about, and this week you get two Promising Blooms.  240 more words

Primary (K-2)

The Story of Frog Belly Rat Bone

The Story of Frog Belly Rat Bone (Candlewick, 2003)

by Timothy Basil Ering

I have a feeling this is one of those books that you either adore to hyperbolic proportions or is completely off your radar.  471 more words


Wordless Wednesday: Journey

Wordless Wednesday book style :) There are so many amazing wordless picture books. I love using wordless books with kids of all ages. The story can become their own. 267 more words


How does your Garden Grow?

When my kids were younger I tried every trick in the book to get them to eat their vegetables. One of my strategies was to give them each a garden plot in which to grow the vegetables of their choice.  360 more words

Primary (K-2)

Get to Know Your Favorite Author

Kidlit authors are rockstars to kids (and often their parents, too.) Learning the author’s backstory, why they wrote what they wrote, and other such info is thrilling to young readers.   194 more words

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