Category Archives: resources & activities for elementary school teachers

Shaking Things Up – PPBF and Women’s History Month

I have the perfect picture book to kick of March’s Women’s History Month. See KidlitWomen for daily links to posts by the children’s lit community, in celebration of Women’s History Month and focusing on improving the climate for social and gender … Continue reading

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Brave – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Brave Author: Stacy McNaulty Illustrator: Joanne Lew-Vriethoff Publisher: Running Press Kids, 2017 Ages: 3-7 Themes: courage Genre: concept book 32 pages Opening: A brave kid… …seeks adventure Synopsis: An empowering picture book for all kids that demonstrates to children that they can be real-life … Continue reading

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Pond – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Pond Author & Ilustrator: Jim LaMarche Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2016 Ages: 5-8 Themes: pond, discovery, seasons   Opening: This is so weird,” I said to myself as I watched the clear water bubble up from the ground. We had always called … Continue reading

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