Book Review: Nine Words Max By Dan Bar-el

Written by Dan Bar-el Illustrated by David Huyck Tundra Books 2014  Dan Bar-el brings his strength as a storyteller to audiences of young children to his work as an author.  He works magic captivating young listeners.  Max, the main character of his story, is every bit as verbal as the author but less successful atContinue reading “Book Review: Nine Words Max By Dan Bar-el”

Book Review: If Kids Ruled the World by Div.11 Inspired by Bailey and Huyck and iPad minis

Written by Linda Bailey Illustrated by David Huyck Linda Bailey has created another fun book to engage young readers in reading and writing. Just like the Stanley series, it pulled my students into using their imagination.  Linda Bailey has played with rhyme.  We used the Draw and Tell app on the iPad minis to speculateContinue reading “Book Review: If Kids Ruled the World by Div.11 Inspired by Bailey and Huyck and iPad minis”