Nurses Week * Florence Nightingale

Nurses Week * Florence Nightingale

We are celebrating Nurses Week ! with a look at Florence Nightingale : Tuesday's lesson is perfect for history and science class : National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6, also known as National Nurses Day, through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Florence Nightingale : e, OM, RRC, DStJ [...]

What’s Your Sign ? Chinese Astrology 2019

What’s Your Sign ? Chinese Astrology 2019

Did you know that Feb 5th starts Chinese New Year ? And this Year we celebrate the Year of the Pigs ! The Chinese Zodiac, known as Sheng Xiao, is based on a twelve-year cycle, each year in that cycle related to an animal sign. These signs are the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog and [...]

Holiday Book List

Holiday Book List

The last Tuesday of November seems to be the perfect time to make a book list, This weekend I was in my Happy place - a book store doing a little Christmas shopping for my Son and Hubby. The both like the feel of real books in there hands -so I try to buy them [...]

Feel the Heat* Rockford Fire Department by Kan Shay

    If you haven't read this Fire Department series it's one of my favorites. Which makes is my Tuesday Li bray pick  -so go check it out the whole series at the library right now ! Lisa  book link She saves him from a fire, then steals his heart without even trying. When white hot [...]

Banned Book Week * Sept 23- 29th

Banned Book Week *  Sept 23- 29th

Today is book Tuesday here . And I am posting about  Banded Books  , Is your favorite on the list ? What can you do ?  Why is To Kill a Mockingbird often considered controversial? And should be banned . But  most 6-7 th grade curriculum includes this book.  My Son read it in the 7 th grade [...]

The Windmill Cafe * Autumn Leaves and Christmas Trees

  book link ‘I relished every moment of this story … definitely not one to be missed’ Emma, Shaz’s Book Blog Summer days drifting away… As the last rays of summer sunshine fade away, Rosie Barnes swaps serving ice-cold fizz and strawberries for warm, spiced pumpkin latte and chocolate brownies. Her love for the Windmill [...]

9/11 Children Books

9/11 Children Books

Today 's Tuesday Book post is in Remembrance of 9/11 . How to Discuss & Teach children about it . In book & activities.  Lisa   Book Buy Link The word was in shock when America was attacked in September 11, 2001. Lives were lost and properties were damaged. You weren’t yet born in 2001 [...]