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

Parent Tips

45 Educators Give Their Top 3 Reading Tips for Parents

Jump to Tips Picture this: It’s parent-teacher conference time. You’re sitting across from your child’s teacher (or perhaps, these days, seeing them on Zoom), and they’re telling you that your child is behind in reading. As a teacher, I know that’s disheartening for parents to hear, and perhaps the pronouncement even throws you into a… Continue reading 45 Educators Give Their Top 3 Reading Tips for Parents

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January 2021: Recent Reads

It's that time again! We're already halfway through January. Seems a little mind-bendy, if you ask me. Here in Ecuador, first semester doesn't end before Christmas; it ends the last week of January. So we're busy doing end-of-semester things like report cards and mid-year assessments. And trying to keep our chins up amidst more online… Continue reading January 2021: Recent Reads