Posts tagged with "childrensbooks"

Nonfiction is an essential and motivational component of reading instruction
Books · 09-21-2017
Discover the countless treasures within the wonderful world of nonfiction.

Quotes in the Classroom
Resources · 05-05-2017
How to use book quotes to enrich classroom discussions.

Newbery Medal Winner 2017:  The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
Books · 02-21-2017
Barnhill, Kelly. The Girl Who Drank the Moon. Algonquin, 2016. Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal A witch lives in the forest, and the people of the Protectorate fear her. They have taken steps to never see her, with terrible consequences. But the witch in the forest is kind, as is her child, Luna, whose magic is more powerful than anything. Ages 10+

Marcia Brown's Puss in Boots (1952)
Books · 01-28-2014
If you live in the greater Baltimore/Washington D.C. region, don't miss the creative exhibit Beyond Words: The Artistry of Illustrated Children's Books. Organized by McDaniel College, in a partnership with the Corcoran College of Art + Design, the exhibit highlights work from thirty-two artists, seventeen of whom received a Caldecott Medal or Honor or both. The art ranges from the classical works of the early and mid-20th century (e.g., Marcia Brown, Hardie Gramatky, Willy Pogany) to the...

Books · 07-19-2013
Playtime and summertime go together, and play is important in children's development and learning. It develops creativity and imagination, and allows children to make their own choices. Play-based learning takes children on adventures of their own choosing. Play is why young children love the book, Not a Box by Antoinette Portis. This simple, yet endearing book illustrates the adventures children experience while playing with a cardboard box. Yes, you read that correctly – a cardboard box....

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