Read Alouds

When I was young, I would read to my little brother. When I was a para-educator and tutor, I would read to my students. Now, as a Special Ed teacher, I still do a lot of reading out loud. And not just to students with special needs. The average reading level at our school is 4th-6th … More Read Alouds

Katy Comes Next 

While visiting my sister, I stayed in my niece’s room. Since she is eight and my mom saves all of our childhood books, I have access to a plethora of my old favorites. Katy Comes Next is no exception. I remember loving this book; my sister remembers loving it, too. When I told my niece I … More Katy Comes Next 

Katy Comes Next

This was one of my favorite books when I was a kid. I remember wishing my parents had all the tools and accoutrements to create such a wonderfully beautiful playmate as Katy. This book belongs to my niece now and I just found it on her shelf. M’thinks this will make great Sunday morning reading!

The Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit has always been a favorite of mine. I decided to re-read it tonight and was not at all disappointed! Let me tell you one thing, “Toy Story” ain’t got NUTHIN’ on this classic tale! When I was little, my parents gave me a stuffed dog that I think used to belong to my … More The Velveteen Rabbit