#TakingCareThurs-Enemy Pie

About the Book-Enemy Pie by Derek Munson It was the perfect summer. That is, until Jeremy Ross moved into the house down the street and became neighborhood enemy number one. Luckily Dad had a surefire way to get rid of enemies: Enemy Pie. But part of the secret recipe is spending an entire day playing … Read More

#SummerTuesdays-Camping Books

Welcome to a summer series of themed books! Each week, we will feature three books our children have enjoyed that you can pick up for your family or use as part of a lesson plan for future activities in your classroom. Enjoy! Maria Dismondy Fred and Ted Go Camping by Peter Eastman Fred and Ted—beloved … Read More

#TakingCareThurs-The Paper Bag Princess

About the Book-The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch This bestselling modern classic features a princess who rescues a very snooty—and ungrateful—prince. Website: robertmunsch.com What this book teaches-Empowering Young Girls My review of the book:  A modern tale of a princess who rescues the prince. In this story the female is the hero. More lesson ideas: … Read More

#TakingCareThurs-I’m Here

About the Book-I’m Here by Peter H. Reynolds I’m here. And you’re there. And that’s okay. But… maybe there will be a gentle wind that pulls us together. And then I’ll be here and you’ll be here, too. Pure, powerful and deceptively simple, bestselling author and illustrator Peter H. Reynolds reminds us that children—and the … Read More