Happy Rockland Read In Day!! If you are looking for some books to listen to, here are some fun libraries for you to check out – so many books that you can choose from! They are PERFECT for this time of year (and any other time that you want to listen too)!! 😊 🎊 💌… Read More Happy Rockland Read In Day!!
This week we will be learning a bit about the culture in Mexico! Did you know that there are 10 different pyramids in Mexico? There are so many amazing things to explore in Mexico!! I mean who doesn’t love Mariachi Bands and Piñatas to be a part of a celebration! So this is your FIRST… Read More All About Mexico / Todo Sobre Mexico
Carter Woodson was a young boy who would read the newspaper to his father, and this made him love history. In 1926, he wanted to celebrate Black History for a whole week and he arranged it to be near the birthdays ofAbraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglas. Fast forward to 1976, we have been recognizing Black… Read More Celebrate Black History Month Like These Trailblazers
Have you ever won a medal – for a great job, a sport, a painting? If you could win a medal, what would you work for? Every year since 1937, a beautifully illustrated picture book wins a Caldecott Medal, all thanks to a man named Randolph Caldecott! Some favorites that we all love have been… Read More What book should win the Caldecott MEDAL 2021?
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was all about treating people with kindness and respect, no matter the color of their skin – there are so many amazing facts about his life and how his steps of impact all began with a family that lived across the street!! That moment was when Martin decided he wanted… Read More Take a STEP into the future with Dr. King Jr. to remember his legacy!
We can look at books as WINDOWS and MIRRORS (and even more)… meaning when you look through a window, you are looking at something that you are NOT experiencing, something from someone else’s life or about a place you have never been to. But when you look at a mirror, you are looking at something… Read More A WINDOW looking forward to New Experiences and New Books in the New Year!!
This time of year is always so beautiful with the lights of the holiday season, and the gentle snow falling from the sky, and the beauty of the Rockefeller Center Tree in New York City! No matter what holiday you celebrate, it is always beautiful to see! The tradition of the Rockefeller Tree began about… Read More There are SNOW Stories Like These!
During the cold winter seasons, each culture has their own way to spread light and bring smiles (and sometimes even gifts) to people’s faces. Well, think about that when you are lighting your Menorah, or your Christmas Tree, or your Diyas – or maybe when you go to church or synagogue or just in your… Read More Be the LIGHT this holiday season!