As darkness descended upon us, we made a last-minute decision on the Fourth to take in the Sounds of Freedom Fireworks Extravaganza. So we threw our chairs into the back of the truck and headed down the road to the celebration. We parked and walked a few blocks to a prime spot on a hill »
Posts Tagged ‘books’
Before she opened Ruth Ann Smalley’s Sheila Says We’re Weird, Barbara Gruener wondered, “Weird in a good way, or weird in a bad way?” Read Barbara’s review here.
Pat Brisson’s Sometimes We Were Brave is tops among illustrated picture books for tackling the emotionally charged and extremely challenging issues that come with military service and sacrifice.
I am a 3rd grade teacher. I am thinking: we are done with state testing, spring is in the air, the weather is gorgeous, and it is so hard for the kids and I to stay focused. With 5 or 6 weeks left of school, what can I do to finish strong?
With two weeks left to go in National Reading Month, we thought we’d highlight the great books we’ve reviewed on the Character Educator in the last year.