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Sonlight Core B review 

We used Sonlight Core B for my 2nd grade son this past year and we LOVED it! I’ll break down what woked for us, our favorite parts and the things we didn’t really care for. 379 more words


11 Girl-Led Read-alouds for 4/5 Grade

Not so long ago, I got into a conversation with my son’s teacher about boys and books and how often our culture sends them the message that it’s not OK for them to read books about girls.  554 more words


Picture Book Reviews: Liz Wong's Quackers & Brianne Farley's Secret Tree Fort

Cheers to more terrific picture book discoveries!

Quackers by Liz Wong
Source: Hardcover
Publication: March 22, 2016 by Knopf
Verdict: Very Good
Book Description:

Quackers is a duck.

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Picture Book Reviews: Before I Leave & Ninja Baby

Before I Leave by Jessixa Bagley
Source: ARC courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you!
Publication: February 16, 2016 by Roaring Book Press
Verdict: Very Good/Excellent… 688 more words


The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier

A haunting, lyrical, language-rich ghost story that will have you and your child wanting to stay snuggled in the bed reading all night!

The Night Gardener… 2,719 more words

Children's Literature

Perseverance and the Story Formed Life

This week we finished reading Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.  It is a story about the 1936 United States Rowing team that participated in the Berlin Olympics. 709 more words