Entries Tagged as 'Books'

We Are Still Here!

April 18th, 2021 · 1 Comment · Books

This non-fiction picture book, WE ARE STILL HERE!, is subtitled Native American Truths Everyone Should Know, and the book makes sure the reader knows them by the end. Written by Traci Sorell in the structure of elementary student presentations, the book educates us on topics often glossed over in elementary school and beyond. Each section […]

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We Laugh Alike, Juntos Nos Reímos

April 12th, 2021 · No Comments · Books

WE LAUGH ALIKE JUNTOS NOS REÍMOS by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand is a joyful, bilingual romp in a playground with two trios of kids who speak different languages: English and Spanish. The cheerful picture book reminds us that children (and their caregivers!) are more similar to their peers than not. A good lesson for us all. […]

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The Little Butterfly That COULD

April 4th, 2021 · No Comments · Books

THE LITTLE BUTTERFLY THAT COULD by Ross Burach is just as energetic and entertaining as the prequel, The VERY Impatient Caterpillar. The migrating butterfly we meet is unsure he’ll make the 200 mile journey over the ocean to join his companions and feast on a field of flowers. The whale he encounters along the way […]

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Bracelets for Bina’s Brothers

March 29th, 2021 · No Comments · Books

BRACELETS FOR BINA’S BROTHERS by Rajani LaRocca is a delight. The picture book is centered on preparing for the Hindu celebration of Raksha Bandhan, a celebration of brothers and sisters. This year Bina feels she is old enough to make bracelets for her brothers on her own, although she enlists the “help” from her dog […]

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