Tag: multicultural

Our Favorite Day of the Year by A. E. Ali and rahele Jomepour Bell

How do we build a sense of community in our classrooms? Start by reading Our Favorite Day of the Year by A. E. Ali and Rahele Jomepour Bell. This important story features a diverse classroom where cultural traditions are celebrated. The story begins with… Continue Reading “Our Favorite Day of the Year by A. E. Ali and rahele Jomepour Bell”

You Matter by Christian Robinson

Summary Author-illustrator Christian Robinson cares about his readers. How do I know this? Let’s start with the title of his book You Matter. Here, we can almost imagine Robinson pointing at the reader, telling them with confidence, “You matter.” Readers will find more encouragement… Continue Reading “You Matter by Christian Robinson”

Earth Hour: A Lights-Out Event for our Planet by Nanette Heffernan and Bao Luu

Summary Earth Hour is March 28th, and author Nanette Heffernan is offering a chance to win a free online visit to honor the occasion! She is the talented author of Earth Hour: A Lights-Out Event for Our Planet. This fabulous book describes the occasion… Continue Reading “Earth Hour: A Lights-Out Event for our Planet by Nanette Heffernan and Bao Luu”

Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border by Mitali Perkins and Sara Palacios

Have you heard about La Posada Sin Fronteras? I just learned about this significant gathering by reading Between Us and Abueala: A Family Story from the Border. La Posada Sin Fronteras takes place at the border of the United States and Mexico. Every December,… Continue Reading “Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border by Mitali Perkins and Sara Palacios”

Every Month Is A New Year by Marilyn Singer and Susan L. Roth

Summary Are you looking for a book that teaches readers about the world around them? Take a look at Every Month is a New Year. It’s a treasure that needs to be explored by every child and educator. The book offers the quintessential window… Continue Reading “Every Month Is A New Year by Marilyn Singer and Susan L. Roth”

Outside My Window by Linda Ashman

Learners make global connections by comparing and contrasting views from around the world.

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