Category Archives: International Baccalaureate

NaNo Day Twenty-two inspiration: Kids, books and generosity

I’ve been sharing what inspires me this month on the blog. I’m writing more on the historical novel I’m working on, inspired by NaNoWriMo  to commit to spending more time with the words. I’m focused on building the layers of … Continue reading

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Beyond Books: Reshaping Libraries with NPR and my 4th grade class

I heard a snippet on the radio in the car today. It struck me so strongly that I interrupted a conversation with my wonderful husband and turned up the volume to catch the full story on NPR. This struck me … Continue reading

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Dreaming Up: an Architectural Delight

Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building by Christy Hale My rating: 4 of 5 stars Imagine yourself as a child again, building with your favorite blocks. Were they wooden, balanced precariously or placed precisely? Was cardboard a favored construction material … Continue reading

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Snowboy 1,2, 3: A Snowy Delight

Snowboy 1, 2, 3 by Joe Wahman My rating: 4 of 5 stars My Early Childhood kiddos loved this book. Actually, when I asked them if they liked it, they leaned close and said, so there would be no mistaking, … Continue reading

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Auntie Yang’s Great Soybean Picnic!

Auntie Yang’s Great Soybean Picnic by Ginnie Lo My rating: 4 of 5 stars Auntie Yang’s Great Soybean Picnic Ginnie Lo illustrated by Beth Lo What a delight to see this offering from Ginnie and Beth Lo, who also brought … Continue reading

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