[DiverseKidLit] From Abu Dhabi To Peachtree City in America in “Lailah’s Lunchbox”

Myra here. Welcome to #DiverseKidLit ! Please join us in sharing your diverse children’s book links and resources, as well as visiting other links to find great suggestions and recommendations. What Is #DiverseKidLit? Diverse Children’s Books is a book-sharing meme designed to promote the reading and writing of children’s books that feature diverse characters. This community embraces all ...

[Poetry Friday] maggie and milly and molly and may by e.e. cummings

Fats here. Winter is coming. Nevertheless, I would like to celebrate this first day of the fabulous month of December with a beautiful nature-inspired poem by E.E. Cummings. I haven’t read this one before and I’m happy to share it with you today. ♥ Poetry Friday round-up is hosted this week by Mary Lee at A ...

Journeying Towards Redemption in N. K. Jemisin’s “The Stone Sky”

Myra here. I saved my review of this book for our current reading theme, even if I have read this book months ago, since most of the characters here are wanderers; survivors of an apocalyptic, end-of-world kind of tragedy, for which they are still trying to recover from, with varying degrees of success. The Stone ...

[Nonfiction Wednesday] Finding Sanctuary Even In “Stormy Seas”

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. I first heard of this title from Nadine Bailey, Canadian International School’s Librarian Extraordinaire who blogs at InformativeFlights. I believe it was during ...

[Photo Journal] Churches and Tombstones in 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. So it’s not always just waterfalls and fjords in Norway, there are also churches and tombstones that you can feast your eyes on. Churches and ...

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