"Even the ink smudges scattered across the sky, look as if they could be leaves - like they always wanted to be lifted up and carried."
How many times have you watched a child scribble away their mistakes in frustration- complaining that they just can't do it? Well, this book has come at just the right moment in our world and speaks to all ages. A book about growth mindset, learning from your mistakes and using your imagination to make a mistake something so much more. With beautiful illustrations, this book teaches a lesson you won't forget.
"And the girl, with the very long neck. Looked like she was always meant to be climbing that tree. "
In the spirit of the start of the school year and building a classroom community of acceptance and celebration of differences, here is a book about the lives of seven different kids around the world. What do we all have in common? The same night sky. Written and Illustrated by Matt Lamothe, this is one kids can stare at for hours, learning so much through the pictures alone! Take a walk through this story in your classroom soon.
In our hunt for new, fun books at our students reading levels, we came across this series about a Narwhal and Jellyfish. If you haven't noticed, Narwhals are joining the rankings in kids hearts along side llamas and emojis. This cute series follows a Narwhal and his buddy, jellyfish as they pretend to be superheroes, navigate friendships and deal with their emotions. A combination of humor and simple text makes this book perfect for younger readers. The dialogue and graphic novel style lends to lots of practice with expression and punctuation. Come by our room and see these gems, or order some for your classroom now :)