Well, as is our usual m.o., our school year has finally come to a complete halt with the extreme busy-ness of summer. Because we started our year late this year, we had a few things we really needed to finish, which meant that we (and when I say we, I really mean Lulu) continued to … [Read more…]
Boy, Were We Wrong About the Weather! by Kathleen V. Kudlinski is a good picture book to introduce young readers and listeners to the history of meteorology. The premise of the book is to go back into history beginning with ancient times, present a misconception, and then explain what modern meteorologists understand today about the … [Read more…]
I am excited today to share these two new titles. I shared both of these with Benny, age four, and he was delighted by both. Plant the Tiny Seed by Christie Matheson is a delightful rhyming book that invites the listener’s participation. It opens like this: There’s magic in this tiny seed. Press it down … [Read more…]
Our Year of Anne (or year-and-a-half-ish) continues! It is with great joy and excitement that we near the end of the series; to me, they get better and better. Oh, I love them all, to varying degrees of adoration, but the last couple of novels have my heart–lock, stock, and barrel. If you haven’t read … [Read more…]
Commenter number three–Melanie! Melanie, check your email! Soon a copy of Word Problems from Literature by Denise Gaskins will be on its way to you!