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Top 10 Tuesday – Top Ten New Middle Grade Novels Worth Reading

With only a few months left until the end of the school year, you may be looking for that “just right” end of the year read-aloud for your class to send them off into the summer bursting with book love! … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday – Top 10 Books to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day activities are underway in many schools, leading up to Earth Day this Saturday.  What better way to celebrate Earth Day but to share Earth books with your students!  While there are MANY to chose from, these are ten … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday – Top 10 Books to Teach Global Justice

Last term, I worked with the two grade seven classes at my school exploring different Global Justice issues.  Using historical picture books, students explored and responded to a variety of global justice issues including: colonization, emancipation, segregation, discrimination, persecution, dictatorship, censorship, immigration, … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday – Top 10 Picture Books to Celebrate Spring!

It’s the first day of spring!  So, to celebrate the end of winter, (we had a particularly snowy one here in Vancouver!) here are my top 10 new (and a few not so new) picture books to celebrate this season … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tuesday! Top 10 Anchor Books for “Small Moment” Writing

Sometimes, children choose writing topics that are simply too: My Trip to Disneyland,  My Weekend, or My Family.  And while writers may start off excited about their topic, often the quality of writing becomes less important as they struggle to include every … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Picture Books to Inspire Winter Art!

Happy New Year!  We are heading back to school SO early this year… and I believe it is going to be a long, cold, and snowy month ahead!  If you are looking for some creative ways to integrate some great … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tuesday -Top 10 Nonfiction Picture Books of 2016!

From snow, to frogs; from giant squids to seeds and monsters – 2016 has been an amazing year for new Nonfiction picture books.  Here is a list of my favorite top 10 (well, okay… I’ve gone over a little!) books for … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday – Top 10 New Holiday Books for Sharing and Gifting!

With school wrapping up so early this year, it feels as if there has been hardly any time to share some of my favorite new holiday books with my students.  But books are always the best gifts to buy, so … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday – Top 10 Books to Explore Themes of Immigration and Refugees

With the recent events in the US, immigration has become an increasingly important topic to explore and discuss with our students.  I am currently working with a grade 6 class at my school exploring immigration through picture books.  Many of … Continue reading

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Top 10 Remembrance Day Books

With Halloween behind us, there are only a few school days before Remembrance Day. There are many books we can share in our classes to help children understand the significance and importance of this day and why we remember the men … Continue reading

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