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I'm many things. I'm a writer, reader, wife, sister, and daughter. But most of all I'm a citizen of the world.

Anne Frank by Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Anne Frank by Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Little People, Big Dreams series, is a really nice introduction to Anne Frank.  This is an early picture book biography. The story is a very simplified version of the diary of Anne Frank. The pictures are cartoony, yet … Continue reading

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Stuffed! The Art of the Edible Vegetable Boat by Marlena Kur

Stuffed! The Art of the Edible Vegetable Boat by Marlena Kur is a neat cookbook. I honestly never looked at veggies at being vessels for other things. Of course I have heard of stuffed avocados, peppers, and mushrooms; but, this book … Continue reading

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Nowhere Boy by Katherine Marsh

Nowhere Boy by Katherine Marsh is a terrific, topical story is about Max who has recently moved to Brussels from the US and Ahmed, who is fleeing Syria. Max is unhappy about many things, including the fact that they are … Continue reading

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What in the World Is Wrong with Gisbert? by Jochen Weeber

What in the World Is Wrong with Gisbert? by Jochen Weeber is a children’s book appropriate for younger children to be a springboard for discussing bullying. The writing is crystal clear that words hurt Gisbert the Giraffe, who begins to shrink … Continue reading

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Megabat by Anna Humphrey

Megabat by Anna Humphrey is a lovely story about new beginnings and new friends. This funny children’s book is enjoyable to read! The story about the boy and the bat is clever enough to keep the young reader going! It talks about … Continue reading

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ShootProof pictures

I recently started a picture gallery where you/ people can purchase my pictures. The pictures are from my travels around the world. Consider purchasing picture. This is the link: https://dklaheart.shootproof.com/

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Leaf Litter Critters by Leslie Bulion

Leaf Litter Critters by Leslie Bulion is a fun and informative book. This is a great resource for upper elementary.  It is a book about decomposers. It teaches that decomposers are the critters that live in leaf piles and other … Continue reading

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How Does My Fruit Grow? by Gerda Muller

How Does My Fruit Grow? by Gerda Muller is a story with detailed illustrations and close up view of many of the fruits and nuts being described in the story. This is an excellent resource for any library to teach … Continue reading

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Kid Scientists by David Stabler and Anoosha Syed

Kid Scientists by David Stabler and Anoosha Syed is a wonderful collection of stories that share the early path of some famous scientists. This is an excellent nonfiction book that would be great upper elementary and middle school students. I … Continue reading

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Tree Song by Tiffany Stone

Tree Song by Tiffany Stone is a joyful book follows the life cycle of a tree as it grows from seedling to mature tree, and finally gives way to a new sapling. At every stage of the tree’s life, children are … Continue reading

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