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Kidlit Onstage: The Snowy Day and Other Stories @ SCT

On our way to Bellingham, WA for the amazing and inspirational Western Washington University Children’s Literature Conference, Shane and I stopped in Seattle for quick trip to the Space Needle (never again) and a performance at the… 490 more words

Adaptations

„Things that grow“ by Libby Walden

The older Finja gets (or maybe, the older I get :D ) the more we enjoy exploring nonfiction-books. Finja is a curious child and there probably wasn’t a day without at least two-hundred-forty-five “whys” in months. 524 more words

Books For Elementary School

New Places

Mom is visiting two new places this week. She will speak at two schools that she’s never visited before. She has packed up her bag of supplies and box of goodies. 141 more words

Kidlit

What's at the End of Your Nose? [Book Review]

Sidney Snail is sick of his boring surroundings. He can’t wait to leave Slipperyville behind.

In this delightful children’s book by Becky Benishek, a young snail is about to set off to see the world, until a sage friend advises him to take a look at what’s right before his eyes. 239 more words

Writing

Saturday Snuggles: The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

When you head to the library or bookstore this weekend with the kiddos, keep an eye out for The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. 156 more words

Reading

Nothing Told Him of the Miracle About to Happen

Sometimes I want something so badly that when I move towards it I get so choked up and so tight inside my chest and feel things so intense I get paralyzed. 340 more words

Life

Rex's Big Words

Wow! I have not done a Word of the Day story on here in months.

To you the reader, if you are not familiar with my Word of the Day posts, I take the word of the day entries from dictionary.com, Learners Dictionary or Merriam Webster  (I may use all or just one or two) and create a story for children which have to include the words I post below. 2,218 more words

Learners Word Of The Day