Category Archives: Book suggestions

Match-up Books

   Number the Stars by Lois Lowry is one of my favorite books. Not only is it an intriguing story, but it offers a wonderful opportunity to develop students’ background knowledge about World War II. Kids as young as fifth … Continue reading

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Favorite Genres – Share the Love

Hey, Everyone. It’s February, the month that tantalizes us with thoughts of Spring, touches our heart with thoughts of love and reminds us to celebrate the rich history and many contributions of Black Americans. During my days in the classroom, … Continue reading

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The Gift of Knowledge

The busyness of the holiday season has already begun for me and probably for you, as well. I’m determined to finish my shopping earlier than usual this year. As a retiree, there’s no reason why I can’t. As you may … Continue reading

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Model Magic

Back when I was a young mother, if you walked into our home and saw the Play-doh out, you could be pretty sure it was bad day. I knew if I let the kids play with the Play-doh, I was … Continue reading

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