A while ago Imagiread featured A Charmed Life/Una vida con suerte by Gladys Elizabeth Barbieri, one of our favorite kidlit authors and teachers, for El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Book Day). What we totally failed to announce on that post is that the read itself is being released on May 30, 2016. A Charmed Life/Una vida con suerte is a bountiful bi-ligual taleLearn more
Lately, I’ve been drawn to conversations between the familiar and the not so familiar. I’ve noticed the differences and have learned to appreciate the contrast, even when either “side” goes too far. Just the other day, while at the park with my youngest, I observed a White couple caring for (as in she was in their custody) a Black child. I soon after witnessedLearn more
There’s a ton of talk about Summer Reading around this time of the year. Most of the articles are jam-packed with data outlining how much little brains regress during the beloved 90 days of no instruction. Since we’ve been hacking away at expressing the importance of Summer Reading ourselves over the years, we thought it would be good to share why we suggest makingLearn more
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When we attended Imagiread’s Artist(s) of Storytelling we had a blast! I was reminded to take our Family Literacy time together seriously.
After Tiffany came to our school and read “It’s Water Time, Ma!” my daughter woke up every morning and drank water first thing. She never drank water before that, I am so thankful.