Monthly Archives: March 2011

Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom

Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way) by Sue Macy is a wonderful book to use for Women’s History Month. Macy rides with the thesis that the invention and … Continue reading

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Shoes for Me Book Inspires Activities

Shoes for Me! by Sue Fliess and illustrated by Mike Laughead has been released just in time to celebrate National Poetry Month in April. The story follows a colorful, bouncy romp through a shoe store with Hippo. Fliess creates a … Continue reading

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Children’s Author Trivia: Exploring Options

We are going to try a few new things for our weekly Children’s Author Trivia challenges. First we have changed our logo: Everyone knows that cats secretly love to read books, so it seemed appropriate. If you doubt it, check … Continue reading

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Share A Story 2.0

Have you visited the Share A Story- Shape a Future website yet? Be sure to check the Read Aloud Resources for lists of engaging books to read with children. Did you know yesterday was World Read Aloud Day? Let’s make … Continue reading

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Share a Story-And an Opportunity to Share a Book

March is a wonderful month for literacy. Everyone spent the day reading to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2 and this week we have the Share A Story-Shape a Future blogging event. Spring is bursting with exciting ideas for … Continue reading

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