Category Archives: education

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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When God Gave Us Words by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso

When God Gave Us Words by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso is an imaginative origin story. The story is that God wants to give humans words, the angels resist, wanting that ability to be theirs alone. God persists, so the angels distribute … Continue reading

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Molly the Mole A Story to Help Children Build Self-Esteem by Alice Reeves

Molly the Mole: A Story to Help Children Build Self-Esteem by Alice Reeves is part of the Truth and Tails series, specifically regarding Self-Esteem. Molly is feeling sad because she is comparing herself to her friends. She does not think she … Continue reading

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Roxy the Raccoon by Alice Reeves

Roxy the Raccoon: A Story to Help Children Learn about Disability and Inclusion by Alice Reeves is a book about Roxy who is disabled and needs a wheelchair and what her life is like. This heart felt book for ages 4-8 shows children that … Continue reading

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Educator Spotlight

NetGalley is a website where I receive advanced readers books to review. NetGalley asked me several weeks ago if I would be interested in completing a Q&A, which would be put on their website. Click here to view the spotlight.

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Cat Up, Cat Down by Catherine Hnatov

Cat Up, Cat Down by Catherine Hnatov is a short and simple book featuring a black cat and a white cat that help teach prepositions with their positions. This is a beautifully illustrated, this book for toddlers is a great … Continue reading

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Ten Cents a Pound by Nhung N. Tran-Davies and Josée Bisaillon (Illustrator)

Ten Cents a Pound by Nhung N. Tran-Davies is a short, poetic, back-and-forth conversation between a mother and daughter. This is the story of a unnamed young girl whose mother is working hard so that her daughter may have a better life. … Continue reading

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Cheer Up, Ben Franklin! by Misti Kenison

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Cheer Up, Ben Franklin! by Misti Kenison is a board book for young readers with elements of American history. It is a wonderful book that has a basic intro to people of the American Revolution. In this book Ben has … Continue reading

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How Different It Was: Canadians at the Time of Confederation

How Different It Was: Canadians at the Time of Confederation is a wonderful book that focuses on the who, the why, and the how as it pertains to the Confederation in Canadian history. The book gives the reader a glimpse into Canadian confederation … Continue reading

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Animals Do, Too!: How They Behave Just Like You by Etta Kaner, Marilyn Faucher

Animals Do, Too!: How They Behave Just Like You by Etta Kaner, Marilyn Faucher is very informative book with beautiful illustrations. The book is fun and engaging, which allows  the reader to discovers how similar humans and animals act.  The illustrations … Continue reading

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