Category: DEAR EARTH

It’s a Del Dayo Elementary Blog Takeover!

Hi Everyone– The Students of Del Dayo Elementary are taking over Erin Dealey’s blog for EARTH DAY and Poetry Month. We have book reviews, Qs for Erin Dealey, and writing to share! The whole school zoomed with Erin Dealey last month for our annual Author Day. The lower grades wrote a “1st line/ Last line”… Read more »

Happy Book Birthday to WASHED ASHORE: Making #Art from Ocean Plastic + 5 Qs with author / photographer Kelly Crull

We are Marching forward on the blog with a Book Birthday celebration that “the kids in Room 5” and I have been excited about for months. WASHED ASHORE: Making Art from Ocean Plastic by author/photographer Kelly Crull (Millbrook / Lerner) hits the shelves TODAY! “An excellent work on an unusual topic and a must for… Read more »

4 COOL #NewYears books + 1 bonus idea= 5 EASY activities & New Year fun for #teachers, #homeschool, #librarians & young readers everywhere.

Happy almost New Year to all. Looking for NEW picture books for January, New Years, and yes, dear #Teachers, AFTER Winter Break? You probably already know about these favorites– SQUIRREL’S NEW YEARS RESOLUTION (Pat Miller/ Kathi Ember / Albert Whitman ) HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYWHERE (Arlene Erlbach / Millbrook) SHANTE’ KEYES AND THE NEW YEARS… Read more »

It’s the most WONDERFUL time of the year: a VERY SPECIAL ICYMthem Book List & recap of #kidlit books we celebrated in 2021!

2021 was another year of ZOOMS (thank you, #Teachers & #Librarians) –and another year of NO in-store events, or story times & book signings, NO school visits or in-person conferences… Hooray for events that have started popping up, at long last! This post brings together all the books we celebrated 2021 with Book Birthday Interviews…. Read more »

Happy #TeacherAppreciationWeek –month, YEAR! + FREEBIES

Just like #EarthDay should be EarthYEAR, Teacher Appreciation Week should be 365 days 24/7 –right? Shout out to ALL of the teachers and librarians who stepped up to make learning fun and meaningful in the last 14 months. Who’s with me? Pandemic or not, these amazing, dedicated, nurturing humans did NOT stop. Look at this… Read more »