Entries Tagged as 'Early Elementary'

A Place to Start a Family: Poems about Creatures That Build

July 6th, 2018 · 8 Comments · Books

Review by KRISTIN WALD A PLACE TO START A FAMILY, by David Harrison, is a collection of 12 poems about animals and the homes they build. Separated into sections for builders underground, on land, in water, and in air, the poems focus on the materials and techniques each animal uses to create a cozy, safe […]

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Little Sid: The Tiny Prince Who Became Buddha

April 14th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD A relevant picture book for our times, Little Sid is a retelling of how a prince, Siddhartha, became Buddha. While not historically accurate, the story maintains the concepts and spirit of lessons to be learned in a style that will entice young readers. The modern twist (stuffed animals! casual diction!) will […]

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One Day a Dot

February 6th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Any parent or caregiver knows that kids ask some tough questions. And while we now often have tiny computers at our fingertips, being able to sit down and work through answers that are at once satisfying and age-appropriate feels so much better. For questions about our beginnings and the origins of […]

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Bee Movie (2007)

September 6th, 2017 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JENNIFER KALI “Bee Movie” was a big hit for family movie night. Written by Jerry Seinfeld, who also voices the lead bee, this movie is funny and entertaining for the entire family. It was enjoyed by the kids (ages 3 and 8) and the adults in our family. Barry the Bee (Seinfeld) finds […]

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