Month: August 2015

Featured Book: “If you plant a seed”

Book Summary: “If you plant a carrot seed…a carrot will grow. But what happens if you plant a seed of kindness…or selfishness?” If you know this author and illustrator, then it will be of no surprise that the pictures, the paintings, are breathtaking. He…

Featured Book: August 23, 2015

*And don’t forget to check out past featured books here. Book Summary: “A young girl eagerly awaits a coming rainstorm to bring relief from the oppressive summer heat.” I thoroughly enjoyed this book! I admired how the author, Karen Hesse, explored drought through the…

Featured Book: August 9, 2015

*And don’t forget to check out past Featured Books here. Book Summary: “Rosie’s rival, Violet, outdoes her in everything until the class plants seeds for a unit on gardening.” This story brought me back to my teaching days of working to establish a positive and…