March is Women’s History Month

On January 20, 2021, Kamala D. Harris was sworn in as the first woman Vice President of the United States. Vice President Harris is also the first Black and South Asian American woman Vice President in American history. (And Doug Emhoff, her husband, is the first “Second Gentleman” in American history.) Celebrate Women’s History Month with these books about women who have been trailblazers in politics, science, sports and the arts. Read More

National Tell a Fairy Tale Day

Animals appear in many fairy tales, and since magic is also a common fairy tale element, many of those animals can talk. Talking animals represent an interesting and entertaining blend of animal and human characteristics that enables the author to effectively communicate his story through metaphor. Imagine what the story of Little Red Riding Hood would be like without the wolf roaring, “The better to eat you with, my dear!” Read More

Happy Valentine’s Day!

By the 18th Century, printed Valentine’s Day cards were available for purchase, but we still love handmade cards the best. The books, below, have clever ideas and fun crafts to help make your Valentine’s Day extra special.  Read More

Teacher Talk Tuesday: Books for Multilingual Learners

Language and Literacy Coach, Stella Villalba, has curated a set of books that are perfect for multilingual learners. She has curated this list thinking of the many experiences and identities our multilingual learners bring to the classroom each day. Use the coupon code Stella20 to receive 20% off her selections. Read More