My Summer of Books – Part 1


Here is another wonderful post from the excellent teacher, Jennie!

A Teacher's Reflections


My summer has been filled with reading children’s books, from new picture books to books for older children, and classics.  Every one has been satisfying and thrilling, yet in different ways.  Some books are funny, some are filled with history, some teach important lessons in a subtle way.  On and on.  I will tell you about these terrific books.

Part 1: picture books.


Together We Grow by Susan Vaught

The gorgeous illustrations by Kelly Murphy bring to life the story of a barn full of animals during a thunderstorm.  A fox and her kits look for shelter, but they are predators to the animals in the barn.  Can the animals welcome a fox for the night?  The rhyming text is sparse yet rich in language.  The opening words are, “Lightning gash!  Windy lash!”  I love this book!


Be Quiet! and We Will Rock Our Classmates by Ryan T…

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3 thoughts on “My Summer of Books – Part 1

  1. I’ve always found it funny how adults often seem to be the ones most in need of the moral messages of children’s books, while at the same time many adults seem to consider themselves “above it”. Glad to see not all adults do! 🙂

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