Tag Archives: Farrar Straus Giroux

The Apple Doll, “Oh, Sweet Susanna”

Recently my daughter started climbing trees and even naming them. I can’t imagine childhood without a tree to climb. We love this book because the main character captures something special from her tree to keep forever. . . something YOU … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Soup, “Stir the Pot”

Pumpkin Soup Whether our kids are working on Engaged Learning Units (ELUs), cooperative learning, or finding their place in our family units, they are constantly being asked to work together with others. Finding books that help them see what teamwork, friendship, and unity … Continue reading

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