There are some books that don’t age well, and others that are beloved classics that only seem to get better with age. While We Were Very Young definitely falls into the latter category. The first of A.A.Milne’s work before his Winnie the Pooh stories, this collection of poetry is beautiful and begs to be read aloud, a… Continue reading The Poetry Before Pooh: When We Were Very Young
Emaline has a happy, normal life until a tragedy changes everything. Even though Emaline has had her life turned upside down, her unlikely friendship with Angus teaches her that there is always beauty in the world and that love can take many forms. Canadian author Pamela Porter crafts a beautiful story of friendship, overcoming adversity,… Continue reading The Crazy Man
Sometimes it’s hard to tell what a poet is ACTUALLY trying to say with their poems. Scholastic has made interpretting poetry a little easier with their Graphic Poetry series. The poems This is a Photograph of Me/Girl and Horse, 1928 by Margaret Atwood are beautifully illustrated to help readers make more connections while reading these classic… Continue reading Graphic Poetry – This is a Photograph of Me/Girl and Horse, 1928
Here are some activities to foster your budding rock hounds after reading A Rock is Lively! These activities are meant to help your child develop connections with nature, express themselves creatively, and use their brains while investigating all kinds of wonderful rocks! Rock Hunting- Take a nature walk and look at all the rocks you… Continue reading biblio activities – A Rock is Lively
We don’t always think of rocks as things that posses life, but Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylia Long show us that rocks are more lively than we think. From erupting volcanoes, to galactic meteors, to beautiful crystals, A Rock is Lively highlights the wonderful world of the rocks around us. The poetic language of Dianna Hutts Aston… Continue reading Poetic Science: A Rock is Lively
Hello all! First off, I’d like to say thank you for reading the blog and taking the time to visit during your day! It means the world to me! Well after a few weeks of trying some different things I think I’ve finally decided how I want to organize the blog and how I’ll be… Continue reading Updates and National Poetry Month
I love my movie collection and Netflix subscription almost as much as I love my books (almost…), so when a book becomes a movie it’s a great motivator to read the book and treat myself to a movie! Not only is it motivating, it helps me to set reading goals as well, especially if I… Continue reading Read the Book, Watch the Movie!