A Morning with Grandpa for MCBD 2019

A Morning with Grandpa by Sylvia Liu is the book I received for Multicultural Children's Book Day 2019. The official website for the book is at this link. The publisher has a teacher guide which may be downloaded here, also. The book is also part of a book collection by Lee and Low publishing for helping

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Winter Days in the Big Woods Educational Printable

An Winter Days in the Big Woods educational printable may be downloaded here.  I realize the Laura Ingalls Wilder books have become controversial and are considered to show white supremacy. I get it. However, for the very young child who had just experienced a holiday season of gifts and events, the first readers for

Bee-Bim Bop! Review and Free Printable

Bee-Bim Bop! This blog has a book review and also a free printable for emergent readers. I was written by Linda Sue Park and illustrated by Ho Baek Lee. According to Publishers Weekly, it is "Unabashedly happy." I agree the tone and illustrations are very happy. From grocery shopping for ingredients for Bee-Bim Bop to

Musicians in Picture Books and Culture Blog Hop

Welcome to the Creative Kids Culture Blog Hop! The Creative Kids Culture Blog Hop is a place where bloggers can share multicultural activities, crafts, recipes, and musings for our creative kids. We can't wait to see what you share this time! Created by Frances of Discovering the World through My Son's Eyes, the blog

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Northern Ireland Books Creative Kids Blog Hop 62

Welcome to the Creative Kids Culture Blog Hop! The Creative Kids Culture Blog Hop is a place where bloggers can share multicultural activities, crafts, recipes, and musings for our creative kids. We can't wait to see what you share this time! We are hoping to travel to Northern Ireland (NI) and visit Castleview Academy's

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The Breadwinner Read the World Summer 2018

The Breadwinner, also known as Parvana, is a children's novel by Deborah Ellis.  It was first published in 2000, and by 2013 there were 39 English editions. The book has received several literary awards, including the Peter Pan Prize. Parvana has to live like a boy although with her family due to circumstances in war-torn Afghanistan. Taliban soldiers enter her

Alex Asks About Auntie’s Airplane Day: An Adoption Day Story

Alex Asks About Auntie's Airplane Day: An Adoption Day Story is an easy reader picture book to help young children learn about multi-race family adoptions. By looking at the celebration through the eyes of the youngest family member, the "gotcha day" party helps him understand his aunt was adopted from South Korea. The family

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Free School Fears Discussion Guide

Free School Fears Discussion Guide Countdown to Kindergarten by Alison McGhee, illustrated by Harry Bliss This post has a short book review and a free school fears discussion guide for discussing back to school. Countdown to Kindergarten is about a girl who worries excessively that she will be made fun of at

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