book reviews

Recent Reads: September 2021

Photo by Designecologist on Pexels.com This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. It's already mid-September? Geez Louise. I feel like this past month zipped by. Now that I "have a life" again (aka… Continue reading Recent Reads: September 2021

Book Lists

Fables, Folklore, and Fairy Tales: 10 Delightful Retellings for Kids and Adults

Photo by Olya Kobruseva from Pexels This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. We're in the midst of a "fractured fairy tale" unit in 4th grade ELA right now (last unit of the year!). How… Continue reading Fables, Folklore, and Fairy Tales: 10 Delightful Retellings for Kids and Adults

Parent Tips · Teaching · Uncategorized

Things Good Readers Do: Find “Just Right” Books

Who's ready to learn about the habits that good readers develop? If you haven't read the series introduction, check it out so you know where we're going in this blog post and future ones. In Part 1, we're going to be focusing on the habits that good readers practice and in Part 2, we'll take… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Find “Just Right” Books

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Author Spotlight: Alivia Puterbaugh

As part of Children's Authors and Illustrators Week, I decided to have a chat with a couple of friends who are published authors (or aspire to be). I wanted to hear more about the process and inspiration behind their creation of stories and illustrations, and I had so much fun hearing about their process of… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Alivia Puterbaugh

Book Lists · Parent Tips

10 Notable Children’s Book Authors and Illustrators

Jump to the Book List This week is Children's Authors and Illustrators week, where we get to highlight the incredible people who create engaging texts for kids of all ages. I have a few different posts planned for you, and I am excited to share them with you! Last week, I wrote about what parents… Continue reading 10 Notable Children’s Book Authors and Illustrators