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The Polacco Series: Gratitude

Some of you, and maybe a lot of teachers, might be familiar with the name Patricia Polacco. As educators, I think her books are essential components of our libraries. 333 more words

Book Review: Thank You, Mr. Falker

Today is Patricia Polacco’s birthday, so I wanted to give a shout out to another great book by her, Thank You, Mr. Falker. This story is autobiographical in nature and based on her own struggles to learn to read. 267 more words

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Book Review: Pink and Say

Patricia Polacco’s book Pink and Say is an emotional retelling of the Civil War, but also a heartbreaking story of friendship between two boys from two different races. 186 more words

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PPBF Looks at The Keeping Quilt

PPBF (Perfect Picture Book Friday) looks at The Keeping Quilt.

After my Tante Helen passed away, my sister and I each inherited a quilt she made with the help of her mother. 645 more words

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Review: Aunt Chip and the Great Triple Creek Dam Affair

Hi everyone,

Today I have another book to celebrate National Library Week. But this one’s a little different because we’re not talking about what happens in the library. 271 more words

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#IMWAYR - April 11, 2016

It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? is hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date, and adapted by Kellee at Unleashing Readers and Jen at  537 more words

Pink and Say: The Hand that Shook the Hand of Abraham Lincoln

Tomorrow is Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, a fact I remembered while looking for a picture book to use with older students.

I remembered Pink and Say  254 more words