Picture Books to help us explore the complexity of bullying

Division 5 is currently exploring the theme of bully, bullied, bystander through picture books. We also share books on this topic during our weekly Social Responsibility gatherings. Here are some of the titles we have been reading. Jungle Bullies written … Continue reading

Picture Book 10 for 10 in 2014: “Go to” titles

It is that time of year where picture book love is celebrated and shared! Yes, Picture book 10 for 10 is here! What are the picture books that you just can not live without? This celebration of picture books is hosted … Continue reading

Monday February 24th, 2014

It’s Monday! What are you reading? Join Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers and share all of the reading you have done over the week from picture books to young adult novels. Follow the links to read about … Continue reading

When Randolph Turned Rotten

Today we started reading books that help us to address the bully/bullied/bystander dynamic. When Randolph Turned Rotten by Charise Mericle Harper was our first book. Many would not categorize this as a book about bullying. It would more likely be … Continue reading

Picture Books on a Theme

Teachers often search for picture books on a particular topic and it is wonderful to be able to come to a blog and “nonstop shop” so to speak. In other words, find more than a few books on the same … Continue reading

Big Issue Titles

The power of certain books shared with children – whether a classroom, a small group or your own child at bedtime – cannot be undervalued – discussion, questioning, wonder, connecting and so much more. Here are my favourites – chosen … Continue reading