Tag Archive: Abrams Books for Young Readers

It was a Book before it was a Movie

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Books allow us to go beyond the movie, to dig deeper with more details shared by the author. They also give readers more opportunities to use their imaginations.

Summer is (almost) here again!

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For many, Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer. It is an exciting, energy filled couple of weeks for students and teachers still in school. When I taught, it was the… Continue reading

Teaching the Refugee Experience

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There seem to be many opinions all over the world about refugees, where they should go and how people should help. There are times when myths and misconceptions shape these opinions due to… Continue reading

Music and Literature

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Last fall, my soon-to-be kindergartener was struggling to learn all of the information she needed to know before starting school including our phone numbers, address, bus number, etc.  I quickly realized that singing the information… Continue reading

2014 U.S. History Hits for the Middle Grades—So Far…

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I’m a history buff, so whenever interesting new titles come across my desk, I’m happily carried away to another place and time for a bit, immersing myself in another era. While I’m often… Continue reading