Tag Archive: Scholastic Press

Realistic Children’s Fiction: Loss and Grief, Death and Dying

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Grief and loss is a topic that is difficult to talk about with children. How do you explain death and dying to your young child?  This is a contemporary problem that is relevant… Continue reading

Lights, Camera, Action!

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Whether I was watching The Wizard of Oz or Saturday morning cartoons as a child, or marveling at films like Interstellar and TV mysteries like LOST more recently, I’ve always been a fan… Continue reading

Book Review: Rootless

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Rootless by Chris Howard. November 2012. 9780545387897. Gr 9-12. Rootless is one of the most imaginative and ambitious books I have read all year.  It is the story of Banyan, a nomadic teen… Continue reading

Series Review: Floors

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Floors by Patrick Carman. 2011. 9780545255196. Gr 4-7. It can sometimes be overwhelming trying to pick books to highlight here on the Books in Bloom blog.  There are so many good titles out… Continue reading