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Here Comes Teacher Cat

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September 8, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

INDIA: Manjhi Moves a Mountain


by Nancy Churnin
Illustrated by Danny Popovici

Dashrath Manjhi used a hammer and chisel, grit, determination, and twenty years to carve a path through the mountain separating his poor village from the nearby village with schools, markets, and a hospital. Manjhi Moves a Mountain shows how everyone can make a difference if their heart is big enough.

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September 6, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

ABC Books…

…Aren’t for Babies

Looking for some inspiration for an activity that will engage students — from kindergarten to college — while they learn? Why not challenge students to create their own ABC books? Included: More than 200 ABC book ideas — spanning the grades and the curriculum.

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August 27, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

THE LITTLE RED CAT WHO RAN AWAY AND LEARNED HIS ABC’s (THE HARD WAY)


by Patrick McDonnell

It starts with an ALLIGATOR and a BEAR chasing a CAT

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August 26, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Digital Archive of Soviet Children’s Books

A Digital Archive of Soviet Children’s Books Goes Online: Browse the Artistic, Ideological Collection (1917-1953)

July 21, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

¡Olé! Flamenco

¡Olé! Flamenco
By George Ancona

FLAMENCO—it’s singing, it’s dancing, it’s guitar playing! It’s an exciting, expressive art form that has evolved over hundreds of years.

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, we meet Janira Cordova, who is studying flamenco. The students in her dance company, Flamenco’s Next Generation, are eager to learn the tools of their art: how to move their hands, arms, feet, and bodies to the rhythms of the songs and music. When it is finally time to perform at Santa Fe’s annual Spanish Market, the young dancers can’t wait to get onstage and showcase their skills. As the singing, music, and clapping surround the dancers, Janira’s arms and hands flow through the air. Her skirt whirls. Her feet stamp the floor. Her dancing expresses her joy as she proudly carries on the colorful tradition of flamenco.

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July 19, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

WHAT’S A LIFE, ANYWAY?

REMEMBERING E. B. WHITE

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July 11, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

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