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Telling Tall Tales: John Henry

The most important thing I need in order to do my job is have a voice.  Well, I’ve caught a cold and I’m worried about my voice making it through a busy day tomorrow (7 classes before noon with 15 minutes of reading each.)  I’m honestly worried about letting my students down.  369 more words

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What The Children See

When I was a little girl, I was fortunate enough to have books like Thunder Rose, Raising Dragons, and Pet Show! I had all of the Messy Bessey books about Messy Bessey’s clutter-induced trials, which my neat Bajan grandmother was all too pleased to read to me.  716 more words


BookKids: Ellen Reads Without Walls

This month, the BookKids team takes on the Reading Without Walls challenge! Below, our Bookfairs’ Manager, Ellen, writes about her experience reading outside her comfort zone. 892 more words

TIME'S 100: The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

The Snowy Day

by Ezra Jack Keats 



Rating: 4.14

Winner of the 1963 Caldecott Medal!

No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snowy Day. 2,004 more words


2017 Favorites - Other

Yup, I’m not posting this until well into 2018.  In 2017 I reviewed 98 books (plus 10 board books) and so many of them were so good.  515 more words

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