Category Archives: Children’s literature

Mother Earth’s Lullaby – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Mother Earth’s Lullaby – A Song for Endangered Animals Written by: Terry Pierce Illustrated by: Carol  Heyer Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers, September 2018 Ages: 4-8 Themes: endangered species, lullaby, baby animals Opening: When Mother Earth bids goodnight, she casts her shafts of silver light. … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Island – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Polar Bear Island Written by: Lindsay Bonilla Illustrated by: Cinta Villalobos Publisher: Sterling Children’s Books, October 2018 Ages: 3-5 Themes: polar bears, immigration, inclusion, embracing difference, xenophobia, penguins   Opening: POLAR BEAR ISLAND was peaceful and predictable. Parker, the mayor, planned … Continue reading

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The Diamond and the Boy – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Diamond and the Boy – The Creation of Diamonds & The Life of H. Tracy Hall Author: Hannah Holt Illustrator: Jay Fleck Publisher: Balzer + Bray , 2018 Ages:  5-8 Themes: diamonds, inventor, experimentation, Tracy Hall, obstacles, scientist Genre: Picture Book Biography/nonfiction Opening: … Continue reading

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