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The Poetry Before Pooh: When We Were Very Young

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

Canadian Author · Graphic Novels · YA Novels

Graphic Poetry – This is a Photograph of Me/Girl and Horse, 1928

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

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biblio activities – A Rock is Lively

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

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Poetic Science: 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