Book Reviews

[Nonfiction Wednesday] The Fearless Sojourner Truth ‪#‎nfpb2014‬

Myra here. We are excited to join Kidlit Frenzy’s Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge this year. Our book selections would be interwoven with our current reading theme: Rainbow Colors of Diversity – Voices of the Silenced where we highlight multicultural titles. I did not know about Sojourner Truth until I read this gorgeously-illustrated and beautifully-written picturebook biography by […]

[Monday Reading] Doña Flor and Abuelita

Myra here. It’s Monday, What are You Reading is a meme hosted by Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers (brainchild of Sheila at BookJourney). Since two of our friends, Linda from Teacher Dance and Tara from A Teaching Life have been joining this meme for quite awhile now, we thought of joining this warm and inviting community. Last Week’s […]

[Poetry Friday] Let there be Light on a Good Friday

Myra here. I am happy to be joining the Poetry Friday community hosted this week by the Haiku Queen, Robyn Hood Black of Life on the Deckle Edge. Thank you so much, Robyn, for hosting on a Good Friday. When I discovered this book by accident in the public library, I knew it would be the […]

The Unseen Child in Our Classroom in Trudy Ludwig’s and Patrice Barton’s The Invisible Boy

Myra here. I am glad to have been led to this book through fellow Monday reading enthusiasts. The first time I heard of this book, I knew it would be perfect for our current theme. There is a Brian in every class. For the most part, they are conveniently forgotten by most teachers, an afterthought. […]