Picture Books

[Nonfiction Wednesday] Women’s Dreams, Battles, and Triumphs – Razia Jan’s and Louisa May’s Journeys ‪#‎nfpb2014‬

Myra here. We are excited to join Kid Lit Frenzy’s Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge. Our reading goal this 2014 is 25 books! As we continue to celebrate “voices of the silenced” until end of April, these two picturebook biographies called out to me from the library shelves. Both deal with courageous women who know their minds and […]

[Monday Reading] Of Blessings and Brave Hearts and a Huge Thanks to Vamos a Leer!

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 […]

Finding Beauty in Faces Marked by Fire

Fats here. We are a week into April and still celebrating Rainbow Colors of Diversity: Voices of the Silenced. I’m sharing this lovely picturebook collaboration by Rafe Martin and David Shannon called The Rough-Face Girl. I found it through a random search in the online catalog of the Sumter library a couple of weeks ago. […]

[Monday Reading] Of Mean Words and Children who are Changing the World

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 […]

Spring “Reading” in 2014

Fats here. When Carrie Gelson launched the #MustReadin2014 Reading Challenge last January, we thought it was a great idea to join since it coincides with our Check Off Your Reading List (CORL2014) Challenge. Both are awesome ways to catch up on our reading and go through our TBR pile one book at a time. I […]