2018 Year in Review: Beautiful Books

  I could look at these beautiful books all day long! 😍 Did I miss a lovely book from 2018? Have you tried one of these titles yet? Was it a smashing success or a flop? Please share! ⭐️= favorite 👎= nope ⭐️Boats on the Bay by Jeanne Walker Harvey Rhymes and retro color illustrations… Continue reading 2018 Year in Review: Beautiful Books

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2018 Year in Review: Books with a Beat

Looking back on books with some serious rhythm! 2018 was a good year for books to sing and move and groove to. Did I miss a great book from 2018? Have you tried one of these titles yet? Was it a smashing success or a flop? Please share! ⭐️= favorite 👎= nope ⭐️Gator, Gator, Gator!… Continue reading 2018 Year in Review: Books with a Beat

2018 Year in Review: Books to Build Emotional Intelligence

  Back with Part Two of great books to build emotional intelligence! Here's Part One. I LOVE reading these kinds of stories during a vocabulary focus month and tying talking about feelings to my literacy message! The more words kids know, not only the more words can they read... the more words they also have… Continue reading 2018 Year in Review: Books to Build Emotional Intelligence

2018 Year in Review: Interactive Picture Books

Interactive picture books are THE BEST for reading in storytime and talking to families about print motivation. Did I miss a great book from 2018? Have you tried one of these titles yet? Was it a smashing success or a flop? Please share! ⭐️= favorite 👎= nope ⭐️Crunch the Shy Dinosaur by Greg Pizzoli If… Continue reading 2018 Year in Review: Interactive Picture Books

2018 Year in Review: LOL Books

Reader beware, apparently I like books with bite! Didn't realize until compiling this list that apparently, I'm quite partial towards funny books where things get eaten. Did I miss a great book? Have you tried one of these titles yet? Was it a smashing success or a flop? Please share! ⭐️= favorite 👎= nope ⭐️Poe… Continue reading 2018 Year in Review: LOL Books

2018 Year in Review: Wordless & Nearly Wordless Picture Books

Back again with wordless/nearly wordless picture books for storytime! I LOVE books with minimal text because they help kids build narrative skills, visual literacy skills, and best of all- they can be read in any language. 🙂 Did I miss a great book? Have you tried one of these titles yet? Was it a smashing… Continue reading 2018 Year in Review: Wordless & Nearly Wordless Picture Books