Category Archives: SLC Bookshelf

Celebrating our Traditions and Culture

The month of December lends itself particularly well to the sharing of family traditions and cultural celebrations in the classroom. A book we have used in the Rice OWL Lab to encourage parents to share family traditions with their children … Continue reading

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The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything We’re continuing to share our favorite fall books with you this week, and this one, “The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything,” topped nearly every Literacy Leadership … Continue reading

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Five Little Pumpkins

Five Little Pumpkins (Harper Growing Tree) Recently at School Literacy and Culture we asked our Literacy Leadership Team to share with us some of their favorite quality children’s literature for the fall and winter seasons. We are committed to sharing … Continue reading

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The Magic of Picture Book Read-Alouds to Promote Community Building

Two of my favorite books to share at the beginning of the year are Whoever You Are by Mem Fox and All the Colors of the Earth by Sheila Hamanaka.  Both books celebrate the diversity of our world.  Beautifully illustrated, … Continue reading

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