In this month’s author study, I revisit master storytelling Tim McCanna. Click on the picture to see the post over at the Reading for Research blog!
This month’s Reading for Research author study takes a look at books by Susan Verde. Read how she connects with kids and invites them to learn and grow. Her books address compassion, empathy, mindfulness and community.
Two boys and their bots make a perfect picture book pair! Friendship, hilarity, and science saves the day.
Title: The Bot that Scott Built
Author: Kim Norman
Illustrator: Agnese Baruzzi
Publisher: Sterling Children’s Books (August 2016)
Age Range: 3-7 years.
Title: Boy + Bot
Author: Ame Dyckman
Illustrator: Dan Yaccarino
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers (April 2012)
Age Range: 2-5 years.
Boy likes bot. Bot likes boy. Friendship ensues!
A Perfect Picture Book Pair showcases two books with universal themes but one must include diverse settings, life experiences, and or people in the world of children’s literature in response to the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign.
Mark Twain said ‘Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness…”Reading is too!