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Sumptuous Storytelling with Yokki and the Parno Gry

One of the things that seems to be happening in many of the public schools, at least in my neck of the woods, is that there is such a focus on test scores, reading levels, and facts that we are spending less time encouraging our children to think and create. 405 more words

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Thirsty, Thirsty Elephant

All animals are pretty amazing, but what child hasn’t been fascinated by elephants?  In North Carolina we are fortunate to have one of the largest natural habitat zoos, so watching the elephants roam and frolic is pretty special. 364 more words

Age 6-10

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