On a walk with her Grandfather, our young protagonist declares that she is not hungry. Undeterred (as most adults would be at such a declaration), her Grandfather assures her that by the time they reach home, she will have a ravenous appetite.
As a Kindergartner, she more often experienced the word STOP than she did the word GO in everyday life–experiences simply but effectively illustrated in the picturebook.
My brain wants to put this in the category of magical realism. But my heart and spirit keep asking, “is it?”
This is a well-illustrated, solid books that is a wonderful introduction to how germs and bacteria work within your body. It is rich in text, cartoon-like illustrations, and even contains a brief discussion of the Covid-19 virus.
Van Dongen’s gorgeous illustrations immediately draw you in to this multicultural neighborhood wherein a much loved neighbor is “moving out.”
In this combination pop-up & pull-tab book we are treated to a sampling of some of the animal species that exist in the Amazon, Congo, and Borneo rainforests.
Chronicle brings us a very basic space exploration book that starts off with an overview of the skies and ends up with “destination Mars.”
What would you do if you were walking through the park and stumbled upon a young girl who was crying because she had lost her favorite doll? Would you keep walking? Would you help her look for the doll? Would you stop and console the girl?
Brilliant Bea, although not engaging in a direct discussion of the underpinnings of dyslexia, provides a wonderful opportunity to sensitively discuss the issue and how a classroom can adapt to students who may need adaptations to thrive.