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I Yam a Donkey - Making Grammar Fun

Teaching children grammar doesn’t have to be boring. In the same vein as the book Eats, Shoots and Leaves, Cece Bell has created a winner in… 264 more words

Picture Books

Balderdash!

One of the best things that has come out of blogging is being a part of the blogging community of amazing children’s literature reviewers. Learning about new books and getting other takes on how to encourage a love of books in all children is why I do this. 674 more words

Age 6-10

Fancy Party Gowns

The Story of Ann Cole Lowe is not one that I probably would have ever heard of if not for the new biography, Fancy Party Gowns… 305 more words

Multicultural

A Little Dash of Confidence

Being a kid is hard. Every day a new challenge comes around that might stop you in your tracks. How you deal with it is key. 757 more words

Picture Books

Hand over Hand - A Book about Believing You Can do Anything

Many cultures have notions of who can do certain jobs. There is a long-standing history of women being expected to be housewives and caretakers. We have seen, however, that many men excel in that role and there have been times when women excel in historically male dominated professions. 512 more words

Multicultural

Owl Diaries - An Owltastic Early Chapter Book Series

For a long time, a lot of this blog has focused on my older daughter’s insatiable reading habits and my own adoration of all things children’s literature. 688 more words

Age 6-10

The Shark Lady - The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist

There is a strong movement to encourage young girls to pursue careers in science and technology. While we are pushing our next generation of great thinkers, some picture book authors are putting together absolutely brilliant biographies of women who were ahead of their time and who made great advances in their individual fields. 525 more words

Age 6-10