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It's Monday! What are you reading? 10-05-15 #imwayr

Just to recap my previous blog post Challenging Myself (Realistically)I decided that my reading challenge would be to read more award winners and honor books so I have dedicated my reading time to doing just that. 403 more words

Children's Lit

Little Women

Many teachers choose books for their children from the Caldecott or Newbery award lists. Caldecott books are chosen for “excellence of execution in the artistic technique employed” and “excellence of pictorial interpretation of story, theme, or concept”. 787 more words


It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

I am so pleased with the new discoveries I made and I am excited to share them.  For this post, I am featuring fifteen books that won the Caldecott Medal or the Caldecott Honor award.  1,464 more words

Meme - Its Monday, What're You Reading

Moses When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom

Because the Exodus was referenced from the part of the Bible that deals with historical records and was accepted by the Hebrew folks as true, I’ve always accepted that the simple facts of the story were.  250 more words

Review: The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Hi everyone,

Today I have a book with over 500 pages to share with you: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick.

The Invention of Hugo Cabret… 346 more words

Book Review

Leo and Diane Dillon

Do you have a favorite illustrator?  In this house, it’s Leo and Diane Dillon, hands down.  The married duo illustrated over fifty children’s books together, won back-to-back Caldecotts, and were the recipients of many other illustrating honors and accolades.   706 more words


#RaisingReaders Monday: Picture Books for Bigger Kids

There seems to be such a rush these days for kids to read more, better, faster. Under pressure from parents, teachers and peers, kids as young as first grade have declared picture books to be “for babies” and would much rather be seen checking out early chapter books and graphic novels. 680 more words

Raising Readers