A girl. A wolf. A witch. A woods. It is a story we know well, or at least, we think we do. Sara Lewis Holmes’ The Wolf Hour takes the old fairy tales,… Continue reading →
The return of 14 gray wolves to Yellowstone National Park in 1995 after a 70-year absence was controversial, but I was too busy raising my boys to pay much attention to the dispute… Continue reading →
Chiyome knew she wanted to be a ninja. Kōga, her home, had long been a training ground for them. She trained for years until, finally, she passed the test and achieved her dream. … Continue reading →
When I was a sixth grade teacher, one thing I always wanted more of were good books that opened up a dialogue with students about a variety of historical topics. I wanted more… Continue reading →
I have recently been seeing a lot of new graphic novels coming across my desk this season. These are always exciting for me to take a look at and see what could possibly… Continue reading →
We have a fire station about two blocks from our house. When my boys were little, we occasionally walked to the fire station, hoping to see a firefighter or at least peek through… Continue reading →
Dental hygiene and taking care of our teeth is so important. However, it is often overlooked until a problem arises. Here are some titles to get kids thinking about their teeth: https://spark.adobe.com/page/wpCod1Ir5W3Uy/ … Continue reading →
Titles to improve music literacy through classroom and school library collections… https://spark.adobe.com/page/F8Qd37zcgdomG/ Zach K.
A look at some of the big summer/fall movie releases that school library collections will want to have the corresponding print titles for. Now with trailers! https://spark.adobe.com/page/8ZMuB7Sz7dTI3/ Zach K.
So many elementary fiction series are published that it’s hard to keep track of them. However, the nice thing about not finding a series until it already contains several titles is that you… Continue reading →