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Emma is On the Air - Introducing a Spunky New Character

Every January I look forward to participating in Multicultural Children’s Book Day. This year, I’m even more excited to be a co-host, so be prepared for a slew of posts featuring great books as we get closer to the January 27th link-up event. 852 more words

Age 6-10

Cracking the Code with EJ12

Kids love when books come in a series. Don’t believe me? Just check out the proliferation of trilogies in the last number of years. Young readers simply get hooked on a character and once they know that they like one book, they also know that they don’t have to go searching through the vast library of other options to have another book to read. 450 more words

Age 6-10

The Power of Words - a lesson from Desmond Tutu

Adults are familiar with the work of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, but in our efforts to heal our wounded world, our children need to hear his message. 477 more words

Picture Books

Anything but Ordinary - The True Story of Adelaide Hermann

My children are not overly fascinated with magic, but they are moved by women who break the norm and especially by performers. When I found a copy of… 361 more words

Age 6-10

Yosef's Dream - A story about Ethiopian Jews

The Jewish people have a long history of being spread all over the world. Many forget, however, that for many years there was a large contingent of Jews living in Ethiopia. 806 more words

Picture Books

Patricia Polacco and a Love Affair with Books

I have a deep and abiding respect for Patricia Polacco. Her books are outstandingly good and never fail to amaze me with their depth. Her stories are aimed at a slightly older audience as they tend to cover serious subjects and are wordy for picture books, but they provide wonderful learning lessons for children in the form of a story. 564 more words

Picture Books

DLOG - Chinese whisper marathon

This was used to teach “May I have” with countable nouns
Number of students – 3-10

Place the same number chairs as students in the room in line… 188 more words

Age 11-16