Tag Archive: Free Spirit Publishing

Author Spotlight: Nancy Carlson

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Last week at this time I was sitting on the floor with a group of kindergarteners, including my daughter, listening to Nancy Carlson talk about her books. She was visiting to share First… Continue reading

Do you miss manners?

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In my last post on food, I was please to see table manners addressed in Fizzy’s Lunch Lab: Super Supper Throwdown.  I rounded up a few other titles on the subject.   Mary… Continue reading

Bullying Prevention Month

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Vicious: True Stories by Teens About Bullying, edited by Hope Vanderberg. 2012. 9781575424132. Gr 7-12. Continuing our theme of highlighting titles about bullying to emphasize National Bullying Prevention Month, I would like to… Continue reading

Perspectives on Bullying

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The bully, the victim, and the bystander.  The Weird series explores all three perspectives in a simple, straightforward way that will encourage kids to think about their peers in a new way.  We… Continue reading

April is Autism Awareness Month

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There are many ribbons to go with many causes. Red, pink, and yellow ribbons often adorn lapels or cars, but the ribbon for autism awareness stands out among many with its brightly colored… Continue reading