Tag Archives: sign language

Hands & Hearts

Hands & Hearts is a picture book about a mother and daughter’s day at the beach, and it  includes fifteen sign language words in the side bar. While the story is simple and heartwarming, the illustrations steal the show with the … Continue reading

Posted in Books with social studies links, Love that art, Picture books | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Feathers

The book starts with it, the jacket quotes it and Frannie, the main character, ponders it, so I’ll begin with it as well. Hope is the thing with feathers                         … Continue reading

Posted in Children's novels, historical, social issues, strong characters, Voice | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment