Posts by Kirsten Cappy, Curious City

The Healing Library: Kits for Family Healing

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in KidLit Tool: The Healing Library, Theme: Emotions, Theme: Family, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

How can libraries serve families during times of trauma?   To assist families in healing, libraries can assemble kits from The Healing Library’s free resources. As a counselor I’ve seen how community plays a role in people’s ability to endure, and even heal, in the midst of loss, tragedy, and change. Libraries are key community entities that can be part of this connecting people with resources and information in times of need in a variety of ways. . The Healing Library offers an encompassing resource for those looking for more than just a couple books on a topic. I’d love to see The...

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Pig in a Wig: Early Reader Giveaway

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 3 comments

  PIG IN A WIG Early Reader Giveaway 20 individual copies will be given away to educators, librarians and literacy groups. Thank you to HarperCollins Publishers!   ABOUT THE BOOKS Pig in a Wig Series By Emma J. Virjan Illustrated by Emma J. Virjan Published by HarperCollins Publishers Age Range: 4 – 8 Years Pig in a Wig is a bright, lively and humorous early reader series “with echoes of Seuss and Willems,” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) that includes…   What This Story Needs Is a Pig in a Wig ISBN-13: 9780062494313 What This Story Needs Is a Hush...

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Pig in a Wig: Early Reader Series: Classroom & Event Activities

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in * Grades 00-02, KidLit Tool: Activity Sheet, KidLit Tool: Educator Guide, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

PIG IN A WIG Early Reader Series Classroom & Event Activities Best Users: Librarians, Booksellers, Educators Best Audience: Children Grades 00-02   EXPLORE & DOWNLOAD THE ACTIVITIES DOWNLOAD  Pig in a Wig: Educator Guides (PDF) DOWNLOAD Pig in a Wig: Reader & Event Activities (PDF)   ABOUT THE BOOKS Pig in a Wig Series By Emma J. Virjan Illustrated by Emma J. Virjan Published by HarperCollins Publishers Age Range: 4 – 8 Years Pig in a Wig is a bright, lively and humorous early reader series “with echoes of Seuss and Willems,” (Publishers Weekly, starred...

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Brave: Picture Book Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 2 comments

BRAVE Picture Book Giveaway Winners 20 individual copies were given away to educators, librarians and literacy groups. Thank you Running Press Kids!   ABOUT THE BOOK Brave By Stacy McAnulty Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff Published by Running Press Kids ISBN-13: 9780762457823 Age Range: 4 – 8 Years An empowering picture book for all kids that demonstrates to children that they can be real-life superheroes and that all kids have what it takes to be brave. Superheroes seek adventure, never give up, and stay calm when others are afraid. Superheroes are brave. But they...

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Brave: Classroom & Event Activities

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Activity Sheet, Theme: Anti-Bullying, Theme: Biography, Theme: Diversity, Identity & Cross-Group, Theme: Social Justice, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

BRAVE A Picture Book With Classroom & Event Activities Best Users: Librarians, Booksellers, Educators, Community Groups Best Audience: Children Grades 00-03   EXPLORE & DOWNLOAD THE ACTIVITIES I Am Brave When… With these activity sheets, readers are invited to explore how they are brave (affirmation) and how they would like to be brave in the future (aspiration).  Additionally they are asked to complete the sentence, “I am brave when…” in words and/or pictures.  To join the national conversation on bravery, that response can be easily photographed and...

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