Category Archives: resources & activities for elementary school teachers

Black is a Rainbow Color – PPBF/Black History Month

Title: Black is a Rainbow Color Author: Angela Joy Illustrator: Ekua Holmes Publisher: Roaring Brook Press, 2020 Ages: 4-8 Themes: African Americans, history, stories in rhyme, color black, black culture, Opening:  Red is a rainbow color.Green sits next to blue.Yellow, orange, violet, indigo,They are rainbow … Continue reading

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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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