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Heather M. -

Poetry Friday: My People

Happy Poetry Friday and National Poetry Month! I am happy to report that poetry is alive and well in the Children's Room. Yesterday, I had a preschooler ask for My People... More 
Sarah G. -

Five Good Lessons From Bad Examples

Whether painting on walls, terrorizing younger siblings, or refusing to wear proper footwear, the kids in these books are certainly misbehaving! What better way to discuss polite behavior with... More 
Sarah G. -

Moo, Quack, Oink: Celebrate Animal Noises with your Toddler!

"What does a cow say?" This question has been uttered by countless parents (and teachers) over the centuries. Identifying animals and the sounds they make is a form of labeling, allowing... More 
Ashley W. -

The 2013 Caldecott Awards

…And the Winner is… Which book would you choose for the Caldecott Medal? With thousands of books to choose from, this year's 15 Caldecott Award Selection... More 
Heather M. -

What the Dickens?! A Great Family Read Aloud

What does a clever cat, a literate mouse and Queen Victoria have in common? They are all characters in The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale by Carmen Agra Deedy and Randall... More 
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