Picture Books to Young Adult:

Welcome to the March edition of Bookmarks, our monthly shortlist of mini book reviews. We have had a TON of picture book reviews come in from families. I am still uploading the cache to the Reading Tub website, but you can see what we’ve added so far on our 2012 Books We’ve Read Page. Book reviews on the Reading Tub website will have the requisite link. Each Bookmark has basic info and an original blurb / overview. You’ll meet the key players, we’ll add our reader reaction, and then we’ll ask the author and/or illustrator a question or two. Noteworthy March Bookmarks Nabeel’s New Pants: An Eid Talewritten by Fawzia Gilani-Williams illustrated by Proiti Roy Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books, 2010 preschool … Read more

Literacy and Reading Tools Roundup – Winter 2012

Updated: Fixed Title to current year. Obviously my brain is still hibernating! It may feel like spring, but we still have a few days until the Spring Equinox and the official change of seasons. Just in the nick of time, we have our Roundup of links to articles, websites, and online tools that facilitate the processes of reading and learning. The Literacy and Reading tools Roundup is a periodic annex to the Literacy and Reading News Roundup, a collaborative project with Jen Robinson (Jen Robinson’s Book Page) and Carol Rasco (Rasco from RIF). Y Whether the information is recently published or a couple years’ old, it’s new to me and may be new to you. Enjoy! Resources for Kids My … Read more