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Storystorm Day 13: "The Mock Caldecott Awards" by Colby Sharp

by Colby Sharp

One of my favorite things to do with my students is a Mock Caldecott unit. Each year, my friend Mr. Schu and I select 20 books for the study. 569 more words

STORYSTORM 2017

Slice of Life Tuesday: Analyzing Books for Awards Season

I love awards season! The Golden Globes hooked me on Sunday and reeled me into the bedroom so I could watch and not bother the other family members. 321 more words

Slice Of Life Tuesdays

Book Review: The Storyteller

Have you ever skipped a meal so you can read a book? I have, but if you haven’t yet, you might find yourself immersed in THE STORYTELLER — and you’d be okay with whatever else you missed. 191 more words

Book Reviews

Mo Willems & An Introduction to the Caldecott Medal

January is going to be a very fun month for preK, kindergarten and 1st graders!  We are doing an author study of the great Mo Willems… 161 more words

The voyageurs dipped their paddles. The canoe rose in the air. Faster and faster. higher ad higher. It skimmed the treetops, skirting the clouds as it turned southward.

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Quotes

Little Bear's Visit

Minarik, Else Homelund. Little Bear’s Visit. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak. New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1964.

I thought this would be a good book to share in this season between Thanksgiving and Christmas, when many of us visit with friends and family. 519 more words

Good Books

Snow, Snow, Snow!

As I type that title, in my mind I hear the song “Snow” from Berlin Irving’s movie White Christmas (1954). So wonderful!

Like many other midwest natives, I admit that I love snow when it comes but am ready for it to magically melt away after the new year. 334 more words

Children's Literature