Entries Tagged as 'Picture Book'

Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas

January 30th, 2021 · No Comments · Books

ELIZABETH, QUEEN OF THE SEAS by Lynne Cox is a sweet fictionalized picture book retelling of the true story of an elephant seal who seemed to prefer freshwater and city surroundings to the ocean despite the community attempting to help her back to the wild. The author’s note at the beginning of the story explains […]

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Fry Bread

November 23rd, 2020 · No Comments · Books

Author Kevin Noble Maillard approaches this celebration of FRY BREAD with a focus on the senses and the history behind the favorite staple. Born of necessity when native tribes were forcibly moved, able to take little with them, fry bread was created with the items given by the U.S. government: flour, yeast, sugar, salt, and […]

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All Because You Matter

November 19th, 2020 · No Comments · Books

“They say that matter is all things that make up the universe: energy, stars, space…If that’s the case, then you, dear child, matter.” I’m not embarrassed to admit that the first line of ALL BECAUSE YOU MATTER by Tami Charles brought tears to my eyes. It’s beautiful. Together with the accompanying illustration, of a pregnant […]

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Poopendous!

September 27th, 2020 · 2 Comments · Books

As preschoolers, my kids have been told “No Bathroom Talk.” And at home we also tried to curb their use of poopie, doo-doo, and peep (I don’t know why they say it with a P at the end) talk, especially during mealtimes. Now, with middle schoolers, we’ve just about given up the struggle.  But with […]

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