Tag Archive: Eerdman’s

The Writing Process: Guest Post by Eileen Spinelli

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We are excited to welcome Eileen Spinelli as our guest author today. Her most recent book, Birdie, is a novel in verse about a young girl struggling with grief and the changes in… Continue reading

Starting Kindergarten

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I know it’s cliché, but I can’t believe my baby is starting kindergarten.  I think we’re both excited and nervous, so, of course, we are going to read some books in preparation for… Continue reading

Character Ed & Picture Books

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Many picture books can be used to teach character education, and here are some recent books to teach having a positive attitude, courage, friendship, and self-esteem. Rain! by Linda Ashman, ill. by Christian… Continue reading

National Poetry Month

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Take Two! A Celebration of Twins by Patrick J. Lewis & Jane Yolen. Illustrated by Sophie Blackall. 2012. 9780763637026. Gr. PS-3. I have a niece and nephew who are twins, so when I… Continue reading

Books about Books!

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Clearly, we here at Books in Bloom are book people.  Perhaps you are too.  If so, here are some books you won’t want to miss sharing with your students. Dinosaur vs. the Library… Continue reading