The Classroom Bookshelf
Inside The Classroom Bookshelf

Reading Together….. Books as a Site for Connection and Comfort

Our experiences with remote learning, so far, have highlighted for us how key social interactions are in the learning process. What our children miss the most are the sustained interactions with their classmates and their teachers. As we ‘carry on’ under these extreme circumstances, sharing books together can be a way of connecting and of comforting one another.

Look Up! Bird-Watching in Your Own Backyard

Written and Illustrated by Annette LeBlanc Cate Candlewick Press, 2013 ISBN: 978-0-7636-4561-8 Grades 3-8 Book Review “Some people think that nature is something experienced by other people – people who live out in the country. But no matter where you live, you are a part of the natural world, just as the birds and other […]

Poem Runs

Poem Runs By Doug Florian Harcourt Children’s Books Boston  2012 ISBN: 978-0-547-68838-1 K-8 Review The leaves are getting greener by the day, and not only can we catch the scent of spring blossoms in the air, but perhaps a hint of peanuts, Cracker Jack, and the smell of new leather, too. As the crack of […]