Category: Water

Tuesday Morning Reads for February 6, 2018

I was about to take a purposeful look through shelf #4 of the “B” section of the picture books…when I remembered that I needed to grab some books for our upcoming Olympic unit in 2nd grade. This stop by the reference desk caused my… Continue Reading “Tuesday Morning Reads for February 6, 2018”

Tuesday Morning Reads for January 23, 2018

The Water Hole by Graeme Base: At first glance this book appears to be a counting book, and it very much is, but it is also the effects of long periods between rain and the effects to the animal habitat. Granted the animals represented in… Continue Reading “Tuesday Morning Reads for January 23, 2018”

Featured Book: “Water Can Be…”

I was ecstatic to see this book! I love “A Leaf Can be…”, and recently I used it as my focus book for an NSTA presentation that I did with my 2nd grade co-teacher. So, when I saw this, I was quick to purchase!… Continue Reading “Featured Book: “Water Can Be…””

Tuesday Morning Reads for January 9, 2018

Back to the alphabet! Typically when I create this post, I select books from the “new books” section of the children’s library, but like I mentioned a few weeks ago, I decided to give them some buying time. Instead I am scanning their selection… Continue Reading “Tuesday Morning Reads for January 9, 2018”

Tuesday Morning Reads for December 12, 2017

During my latest trip to the “new books” section of the library, I came across these books. 🙂 Sun and Moon, Folk Tales by Various Artists: As a paper crafter, I loved the texture of the pages and the beautiful artwork displayed in this book.… Continue Reading “Tuesday Morning Reads for December 12, 2017”


This story really heightens the awareness of the music of rain. Tap. Tap. BOOM. BOOM! Using various font, the rain comes down on a city as individuals, kids, and families move from place to place…picking up their pace. Some are prepared, some aren’t. Many… Continue Reading “Tap Tap BOOM BOOM”

“Big Rain Coming”

It seems that we all have a meteorologist (or two) in our family. I am not talking about those that are featured on the news or in the newspaper, or those that like to make sporadic predictions about the weather, but those in our… Continue Reading ““Big Rain Coming””

Fiction and Non-fiction?

Ok, this one leans more towards non-fiction, but it has a fictional flow. With its predicted text of “I like the rain because…” the story part takes you through a community to learn why they all like the rain, each, of course, with their… Continue Reading “Fiction and Non-fiction?”

Rain, Rain, Rain: Three Multicultural Books About Rain

I know, instead of rain, rain, rain, it should be snow, snow, snow (at least it is in my part of the country), but in an earlier post I mentioned how I had learned about a few multicultural fictional stories that feature rain…here are… Continue Reading “Rain, Rain, Rain: Three Multicultural Books About Rain”

All About Rain

Book reviews and classroom connections coming on these books! So excited to see this multicultural posting! Getting them reserved now through my local library. I am happy to see two of my already featured books on the list!