Tag: teachers

Kindergarten #tbt Show and Tell –part 9

It’s kindergarten #tbt Show and Tell again, featuring Lori Mortensen, #kidlit author of over 70 books, including: CHICKEN LILY (Henry Holt/ illus. Nina Victor Crittenden) “Nice addition to story times . . . and good for anyone who’s a little chicken.”–Kirkus  COWPOKE CLYDE RIDES THE RANGE (Clarion/ illus. Michael Allen Austin) “Mortensen’s melodic and twangy couplets beg to be… Read more »

K is for Kindergarten #tbt Show and Tell –part 4

Welcome to Show and Tell, where your fan favorites and #kidlit authors & illustrators share their kindergarten pictures and a kinder memory each #tbt. This week’s sweet Kinder grew up to be Early Childhood Education professor and picture book author JaNay Brown-Wood.   JaNay is the author of IMANI’S MOON, illustrated by Hazel Mitchell (Charlesbridge). Her… Read more »

K is for Kindergarten: #tbt Show and Tell

Ever wonder what your fan favorites and #kidlit authors & illustrators were like as kids? Welcome to Show and Tell, where we’ll share their kindergarten pictures and a memory of  kindergarten days each #tbt. Today’s Kindergarten Show and Tell is from award-winning author/illustrator Antoinette Portis, whose books include WAIT!,  BEST FRINTS IN THE UNIVERSE,  … Read more »

I Wish People Knew…. an eighth grader speaks out about adoption and foster care

This week’s post is from “E” — age 14: As her mom noted, “She’s got a lot of thoughts brewing and I hope these are useful.” I wish people knew…Adoption is about finding parents for children who need them. NOT for adults who want to “Get a baby.”I wish they knew that Children are in… Read more »

I Wish People Knew… part 4 “No adoption looks the same.”

I Wish People Knew… by Hannah Wasserman –continued from an earlier post. I wish people would realize that not everything is based on a person’s appearance. More specifically, I wish people knew family has nothing to do with appearance. I have had people think that my brother is my boyfriend and that my sister is… Read more »