Graphic novels that teach? Absolutely! They teach inferencing, Chinese mythology, environmental awareness and Homer’s Odyssey. And they are fun to read to boot!
ABCs of Graphic Novels for Kids. The best graphic novels for kids ages 4 and up and why they are great for literacy!
Celebrating my birthday with Random Acts of Kindness.
Thrilled to be Massachusetts Mom of the Month!
Blog goals for 2013 and reflecting back on the blog goals for 2012.
R. J. Palacio, author of middle grade chapter book, Wonder, advises kids to choose kindness over being right.
Ideas for setting up and running a kids’ book club with a suggestion for a Chinese New Year’s book club. Using The Empty Pot, we’ll make origami cups and fortune tellers. We also have a candy chopstick game.
Kickboxing for a middle age mom and my take on the Right to Bare Arms.
Having my kids write thank you notes was made less painful when a box of Write Dude pens and pencils arrived.