Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

The coming week will be filled with beginnings and endings. Simone will have breakfast at her new elementary school one day and “graduate” from preschool the next. At the breakfast, she will meet the school’s kindergarten teachers, tour the building, and otherwise become acclimated with what we call the Big Kid School. We have driven […]

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Oh, The Places You'll Go!

The coming week will be filled with beginnings and endings. Simone will have breakfast at her new elementary school one day and “graduate” from preschool the next. At the breakfast, she will meet the school’s kindergarten teachers, tour the building, and otherwise become acclimated with what we call the Big Kid School. We have driven […]

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My Name is Celia

My Name is Celia/Me Llamo Celia Written by Monica Brown Illustrated by Rafael Lopez Boom boom boom! beat the congas. Clap clap clap! go the hands. Shake shake shake! go the hips. This is one of the many musical lessons Simone and Nadia learned when they attended a bilingual reading of My Name is Celia/Me […]

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Playing Loteria

Playing Loteria / El Juego De La Loteria By Rene Colato Lainez Illustrated by Jill Arena Playing Loteria is a library find and tells the story in English and Spanish of a boy and his grandmother. Simone and Nadia love this book and enjoy hearing the Spanish words. The boy visits his grandmother in Mexico. […]

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Children’s Lit

The Cooperative Children’s Book Center is a resource for children’s books and features several book lists. Below is one I will use over and over again. 50 Multicultural Books Every Child Should Know Compiled by Ginny Moore Kruse and Kathleen T. Horning Updated by Kathleen T. Horning and Megan Schliesman © 2006, 2001 Cooperative Children’s Book […]

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Children's Lit

The Cooperative Children’s Book Center is a resource for children’s books and features several book lists. Below is one I will use over and over again. 50 Multicultural Books Every Child Should Know Compiled by Ginny Moore Kruse and Kathleen T. Horning Updated by Kathleen T. Horning and Megan Schliesman © 2006, 2001 Cooperative Children’s Book […]

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