May 24, 2021 by Erika Thulin Dawes
“Animals play. And we play too: kimêtawânaw mîna.” This special similarity between humans and the world of animal species is the focus of Cree-Métis author and illustrator Julie Flett’s latest picturebook. Incorporating a patterned text and playful alliteration, Flett introduces the movements of several animal species and then, through illustration, draws parallels to human play.
April 29, 2020 by Katie Cunningham
Learn ways you and your students can honor feelings of uncertainty and loss while also providing a source of hope. Invitations include read alouds, writing ideas, and opportunities for students to create as a source of joy.
April 23, 2019 by Erika Thulin Dawes
Seed dispersal is the topic of collage artist Robin Page’s latest nonfiction picture book. Versatile for use throughout the seasons, this teaching tool plants the seeds for important classroom conversations about nature, interdependence, and the importance of conservation.
December 10, 2018 by Katie Cunningham
When Taylor’s block tower is suddenly destroyed by several swooping crows, his animal friends all think they know how to help. Written in response to witnessing several of her friends experience difficult times, author/illustrator Cori Doerrfeld has crafted a deeply poignant, unforgettable tale rooted in a childhood scenario that both children and adults can draw meaning from.
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