Book Scavenger by Jennifer Bertman

Book Scavenger by Jennifer Bertman

May 19th, 2016 Book Reviews Rachel Reinwald 2 min read

Book Scavenger is a contemporary realistic fiction middle grade novel that takes place in San Francisco. Emily is 12 and tired of moving all over the country with her nomadic-minded parents. They want to live in every state once; Emily does not. However, Emily is excited that she finally gets to be in the same city as Garrison Griswold, the “Willy Wonka of the book…

Family Storytime: Royalty

Feb 5th, 2016 Family Storytime Rachel Reinwald 8 min read

The first book we read was I Want to Win by Tony Ross. I like this one because it’s simple. There are only one or two sentences per page. The illustrations are clear and easy to understand. We talked about how no one always wins, how it’s fun to win, and sometimes you want to win something and you don’t. These are all familiar feelings…

Family Storytime

Family Storytime: Garden

May 6th, 2015 Early Literacy Skills, Family Storytime Rachel Reinwald 8 min read

Intro Song: Wake up hands, wake up hands Wake up hands and wiggle, wiggle, wiggle Wake up hands, wake up hands Wake and wiggle in the morning … wake up feet … wake up head   Tippy Tap: What is your favorite color? I originally did not like doing this and continued it because the kids liked it and a predecessor had done it. Now,…