Picture Book Round-Up: December 2017

Happy Holidays. It’s a small group this time. We’re traveling and finishing end-of-unit projects at schools this time of year so our reading is hit-or-miss. On a related note, my eldest daughter has found her first can’t-wait-to-read-it-why-are-you-stopping-me-at-the-best-part-id-rather-skip-dinner-to-read series. For those … Continue reading Picture Book Round-Up: December 2017

Reading Beyond the Headlines: Immigration and Refugees

In a news cycle that is 24-7, with little time for reflection or thoughtful dialogue, but global circumstances that demand immediate attention, I have found that reading books gives my perspective something weightier against which to base my judgments and reactions; … Continue reading Reading Beyond the Headlines: Immigration and Refugees