Category Archives: Imagireading Today!

Imagireading Today! featuring Words with Wings

Ahhhh April. The month that brings about the tone for Spring and all kinds of other beautiful things! April is the month to celebrate new life, new commitment, new happiness. We’ve been doing just that with our highlight of Poetry and All That Jazz taking a look at must-have reads in poetry and financial literacy. The month is winding down so I figured it

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Earth Day Water Word Scramble

World Water Day was just 30 days ago and today is Earth Day. I’m happy to say that I’m excited, as I always am, and am looking forward to hearing and seeing more dialogue about why it’s so important to preserve and what new technologies are coming about in favor of. Over the years there have been some out-of-this-world projects come to fruition, each

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Imagireading Today! featuring Here We Go: A Poetry Friday Book

I couldn’t help it, I had to feature the read that immediately took me to another place the day I received and read it. It’s definitely higher up on my must-read recommendations and you’d have to read it to know why. I offer a preview and a short, but long, supplement for this read as I do everything else but want to disclaim a

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Comfort Zone by Gene Luen Yang

We’ve been excited about Gene Luen Yang becoming the National Ambassador of Children’s Literature for some time. It’s been really good to see that the role is being diversified and held by authors from all walks of life with different and inspiring passions for children’s literature. Here recently, we shared information about Gene’s Reading Without Walls Challenge. The challenge is in progress and was

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Imagireading Today! featuring Ms. Pig E. Bank$

Welcome to April! We’ve made it through April Fool’s Day and are getting into the month with a comfortable stride. This month houses three exciting coins (pun intended), Jazz Appreciation Month, National Poetry Month and Financial Literacy Month. We’re laying it on thick for Jazz Appreciation Month and National Poetry Month but wanted to kick off the month taking a good look at finances

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Imagireading Today! featuring Breaking the Sickle

March has come to a beautiful end and because it has we chose to finish up our worlds.women.wisdom highlight with a bang. It’s no wonder that women have been sole contributors to science and technology as they have. Women have historically been able to connect dots and make breakthroughs that have greatly advanced our society as a whole all while still playing a dedicated

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Imagireading Today! featuring Pink Fire Trucks

I’ve always proudly boasted about how much I absolutely enjoy the work of Gladys E. Barbieri and I do for so many reasons. The two more important reasons are one, she’s an educator and yoga lover as I am (which means she is natural-born storyteller and lover) and two, she writes the best stories about how being invisible works especially when you have a fresh

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Imagireading Today! featuring Onyx McFly Saves the Day!

A few days ago I posted a meme on Instagram and commented underneath it that Onyx McFly and Trey Jones should totally hook up and tell the story of their union, one that would eventually lead them to being the best of friends. I joked about it but tagged both Crystal Johnson and Monica Mathis-Stowe hoping that they’d see an opportunity. If nothing else, they

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Imagireading Today! featuring Baobab Publishing Co.

Imagiread first featured some of the delights from the Baobab Publishing company some time ago. It was a little after we’d met the owner, Schertevear Watkins, and discovered her passion for multicultural children’s literature. Her company has to date published more than 15 reads, all promised to plant seeds of character, unity, wisdom, and love. And they do just that but in a “realistic” way.

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#worldwaterday 2017

Over the last few years, we’ve all been privy to witness the ongoing global struggle with water integrity. Things didn’t get bad with the Flint water crisis and they didn’t continue to plummet with Standing Rock. The truth is, the world’s water sources have always been at risk and something worth taking a close look at, especially with our children. In an effort to

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