Tag: kindness

What is Given from the Heart by Patricia C. McKissack and April Harrison

Learn what true generosity looks like by reading What is Given from the Heart by Patricia McKissack and April Harrison. A lesson idea follows the summary.

Lubna and Pebble by Wendy Meddour and Daniel Egneus

Summary How can we best support and encourage one another? How can we, ourselves, have courage in the face of adversity?  In the book, Lubna and Pebble, Wendy Meddour and Daniel Egneus offer many opportunities to consider the answers to these questions.  The opening… Continue Reading “Lubna and Pebble by Wendy Meddour and Daniel Egneus”

The Breaking News by Sarah Lynne Reul

We all know how pervasive bad news is. We try to shield it from young learners, but they can see our faces full of worry. They watch us read news alerts and hear us whispering with coworkers. Imagine what it must be like for… Continue Reading “The Breaking News by Sarah Lynne Reul”

Someone New by Anne Sibley O’Brien

Summary Imagine you have a learner in your classroom from another country. They speak their native language. How do you include them in your conversations to learn their perspective? Someone New illustrates how to welcome diverse learners in the classroom. Three different scenarios describe what it… Continue Reading “Someone New by Anne Sibley O’Brien”

I Walk With Vanessa: A Story About A Simple of Kindness by Kerascoët

Summary I Walk With Vanessa is wordless book that provokes a conversation about racism. The story begins with a black girl moving boxes into her new home with her family. Her name is Vanessa. Readers follow Vanessa as she starts her first day of school… Continue Reading “I Walk With Vanessa: A Story About A Simple of Kindness by Kerascoët”

%d bloggers like this: