Theme: Emotions

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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Raisin, the Littlest Cow: Story Hour Kit

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, Theme: Emotions, Theme: Family, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 2 comments

    RAISIN, THE LITTLEST COW: Story Hour Kit Best Users: Librarians, Booksellers, Educators, Early Childhood Educators, Play Groups Best Audience: Children Grades 00-03   ABOUT THE GUIDE While not all of your readers know what it is like to suddenly become an older sibling, they all know the frustration of wanting something from a distracted adult or what it’s like to feel left out. Raisin, the littlest cow, is experiencing these familiar frustrations.  However, she does not despair; she comes up with her own solution. With this kit, your readers can recreate Raisin’s...

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The Problem with NOT Being Scared of Kids: Read Aloud Event Kit

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in * Grades 00-02, KidLit Tool: Event Kit, KidLit Tool: Play Groups, KidLit Tool: Story Hour Kit, Theme: Emotions, Theme: Halloween | 0 comments

Reader Engagement Project: THE BOOKS In the companion picture books, The Problem with NOT Being Scared of Kids and The Problem with NOT Being Scared of Monsters by Dan Richards and illustrated by Robert Neubecker (Boyds Mill Press), kids discover the joys (and misunderstandings) of becoming friends with monsters. “Intrepid monster lovers will delight in reading again and again this list of irksome consequences of being friendly with these creatures. The watercolor and pen cartoons do not miss a mark…Recommend this one to mischievous types of all shapes and sizes…” —School Library...

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