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Say Gracias-Thanks! every day!

Gracias ~ Thanks, by Pat Mora/Illustrated by John Parra. Translated by Adriana Dominguez, (2005, Lee & Low Books), $17.95, ISBN: 9781600602580

Recommended for ages 4-8… 310 more words

Early Reader

Marvelous Cornelius

There IS something truly marvelous about trash pick up.

Experience the magic in this week’s Perfect Picture Book selection.

Title: Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans… 316 more words

Beth Anderson

Monday December 7th, 2015

It’s Monday! What are you reading?

I have been sharing a reading photo of the week each week. This week I have two.

First, this little reader who needed some help with new shoes. 574 more words

Picture Books

En la Clase: Gracias~Thanks

In last week’s En la Clase I talked about using Round is a Tortilla and Green is a Chile Pepper as the basis for a poetry activity based on gratitude, gratefulness, and awareness.  757 more words

En La Clase

En la Clase: Gratitude, Awareness, and Poetry for the Classroom

It’s officially November. Here at Vamos a Leer we’re not advocates of teaching the traditional tales of Pilgrims, Indians, and the First Thanksgiving (Charla does a great job discussing this in her post “ 998 more words

Children's Literature

Marvelous Cornelius

This month I’m spotlighting Marvelous Cornelius, the creation of Phil Bildner and John Parra, with a book giveaway!

****Goodreads Giveaway Details Below****

I love how the book joyfully celebrates the life of an extraordinary garbage man, working in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. 187 more words

Book Giveaway

hotTEAs of Children's Literature: John Parra

☕ CUPPA OF CHOICE: Café Bustelo, a Cuban-Style coffee, brewed and cloth strained old fashion style mixed with milk and Solgar sweetener to kick start any day. 215 more words