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I hope you find the lessons, ideas, and stories helpful. My passions are books, research, and sharing hands-on lessons. Bringing the youngest learners my love of literature and science is one of those dearest passions. I’m a science fiction and fantasy writer and an early childhood specialist librarian in a private school who focuses media accessibility to the youngest learners and curriculum development. The books here are either my own works, or are used in my classes. I only recommend the books that I us



You Are Stardust

by Soyeon Kim

Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos

by Stephanie Roth Sisson

The Secret Life of a Snowflake: An Up-Close Look at the Art & Science of Snowflakes

by Kenneth George Libbrecht

Snowflake Bentley

by Jacqueline Briggs Martin

This Is a Good Story

by Adam Lehrhaupt

Give Me Back My Book!

by Travis Foster

Material World

by Peter Menzel

Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

by Peter Menzel

What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets

by Peter Menzel

Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth

by Oliver Jeffers

This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from Around the World

by Matt Lamothe

At the Same Moment, Around the World

by Clotilde Perrin

Maddi's Fridge

by Lois Brandt

Doing the right thing isn't easy.

by Maribeth Boelts

It's not easy being broke.

by Maribeth Boelts

December 8th Lesson!

by Gina Bates Brown

Early Childhood Engagement

by Kenard Pak