Travelers, Star Children, and Places to Be in Picturebooks

Myra here. Our reading theme does not only include refugees and migrants – but travelers too. So I figured, might as well share these picturebooks that depict this kind of journeying from one place to another. Mysterious Traveller Written By: Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham Illustrated by: P. J. Lynch Published by: Walker Books, 2013 ISBN: 0763662321 (ISBN13: 9780763662325). Literary Award: CBI Book ...

[Nonfiction Wednesday] Knowing More About “Refugees and Migrants” by Roberts and Kai

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. Before I share my review this week, I would like to invite you all to join our Literary Voyage Around the World Reading Challenge ...

[Photo Journal] Kongen Av Vegar King’s Way Norway

Myra here. Every Tuesday, we share photographs from our recent or long-ago travels, or just everyday stuff that appealed to our mindful eye and sharp sensibilities as captured through fleeting images. We have taken so many great photos from Norway, I simply can not help but share them again for the entire month of December. According ...

[Monday Reading] Finding Home in the Clouds with “My Beautiful Birds” and “King of the Sky”

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 warm ...

[BHE 289] Double Up Your Reading Library Haul – Graphic Novels and Writing Home (Part 1 of 2)

Myra here. Every Sunday, we share the books that found their way into our hands and shelves from our many travels or library visits or book hunting expeditions. This week, I am happy to share one book buy from Book Depository and my library haul. Double Up Your Reading Library Haul I am always over ...

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