Tag Archives | Pre-K to 2nd grade

Resources upon request: Bob Boyle

A customer in Virginia recently asked us to create original multimedia resources with author/illustrator Bob Boyle. In this original Meet-the-Author Book Reading you’ll hear Bob explaining his personal inspiration for writing Hugo and the Really, Really, Really Long String. These…
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Blog tour: Dr. Sally Hodson

Books are often inspired by moments of magic. I will never forget an encounter I had with Granny, the one-hundred-year-old matriarch of the clan of endangered orcas that lives in Pacific Northwest waters. I was on a whale-watching boat when Granny swam alongside, raised her head above water and looked directly into my eyes for several moments.
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Blog Tour: Author Devon Kinch

Today, TeachingBooks.net welcomes author and illustrator Devon Kinch as she stops by on her blog tour. By the time I turned 25, I had three credit cards and more debt than I could handle. The long process of digging myself…
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Pigeons on my mind

A few days ago while riding my bicycle to work, a pigeon flew up from the railroad tracks and over the bike path. I was reminded how my colleague Nick Glass, who grew up in New York City, has shared…
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Creating very hungry readers

October 8, 2009 is the day when people all over the world are reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Jumpstart is coordinating this Read for the Record event. Check out the collection of resources for this 40-year-old favorite!…
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Colorful folktales

When I was a kid, my dad was involved in a project to help retain and transmit Anansi the Spider stories of Liberia, where my parents had served in the Peace Corps.  I remember him having a pile of type-written…
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