November 30, 2017

Kudos to Target for selling Cat & Jack clothing for children with disabilities. The clothing is helpful for young folk with autism and others with sensory issues (no itchy tags or seams) and children who are learning to master dressing skills (plenty of velcro and remo...

November 30, 2017

Oh, the Yeti. He's recently become a ginormous fan favorite in picture books. This huge marshmallow of a guy, aka Bigfoot, is viewed as terrifying as well as misunderstood, cuddly, and adorably lovable.

Yeti and the Bird, The Thing about Yetis, Spaghetti with...

November 19, 2017

A personal favorite stomping ground is Barnes & Noble. Once through the doors, I make a beeline to the picture book section. This past week, I discovered THE GIRL WHO RAN, a terrific non-fiction story of Bobbi Gibb. Beautifully illustrated, THE GIRL WHO RAN shows how B...

November 19, 2017

The amazing picture book author, Mac Barnett, discusses the wonders of a good book. 

November 17, 2017

Librarians in American history have gone to any length to support literacy. They traveled by boat, automobile, and by pack horses. Check out this article about the Pack Horse Library Project and the 1000+ librarians who participated.  Check out from the library THAT BO...

November 13, 2017

How I envy authors who also are picture book illustrators! 

Claudia Rueda, author/illustrator, created BUNNY SLOPES for children ages 3 - 6. BUNNY SLOPES is an interactive story that engages youngsters to help the bunny ski. Check it out

November 11, 2017

Brooks Gibbs, an award winning social skills educator, teaches children how to respond to insults. Watch this great video!

November 11, 2017

Oh my goodness, how I love Ross Collins' There's a Bear in My Chair (and it's surprise ending, but I won't give it away)!  What a fabulous picture book for young readers ... great for the classroom and home...and a keeper for the bookshelf. Check it out!

November 11, 2017

I love this video of a 6-year Loren's pure joy and exuberance! Read more about this video here.

November 4, 2017

Public school students with IEPs or 504 Plans generally receive accommodations which allow them to learn more on par with classmates. The most underused accommodation I've seen are electronic texts. Electronic texts include recorded textbooks, such as math, science, an...

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