Category: Mentally Yours

An Unusual Sort of British Love Story in Sara Barnard’s “A Quiet Kind Of Thunder”

Myra here. I have been reading quite a number of novels in connection with our reading theme. This one is an unusual coming-of-age story that shows a blossoming love between two teenagers who are dealing with their own struggles and issues. A Quiet Kind Of Thunder Written by: Sara Barnard Published by: Macmillan Children’s Books, 2017 ISBN: ...

[Monday Reading] Portrayal Of Eating Disorders in Graphic Novel Memoirs

Myra here. It’s Monday, What are You Reading is a meme hosted by Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers (new host of Monday reading: Kathryn T at Book Date). Since two of our friends, Linda from Teacher Dance and Tara from A Teaching Life have been joining this meme for quite awhile now, we thought of joining this ...

Picturebooks Titles From Singapore and China That Portray Grandmothers Who Are Ill

For my Monday reading this week, I shared international picturebook titles that portray grandfathers who are ill. I thought I better follow it through with grandmothers who are also sick – just so we also provide some kind of balance. This is still in keeping with our current reading theme that highlights different forms of ...

[Nonfiction Wednesday] The Father Of Psychoanalysis Portrayed in Graphic Novel Format

Myra here. We are delighted to join the Nonfiction Picture Book meme 2017 hosted by Alyson Beecher @ Kid Lit Frenzy. We would also be linking our nonfiction choices with our reading themes throughout the year. Given our current reading theme, I thought it would be timely to share the graphic novel depiction of the life story of the ...

[Monday Reading] International Picturebook Titles That Portray Grandfathers Who Are Ill

Myra here. It’s Monday, What are You Reading is a meme hosted by Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers (new host of Monday reading: Kathryn T at Book Date). Since two of our friends, Linda from Teacher Dance and Tara from A Teaching Life have been joining this meme for quite awhile now, we thought of joining this ...