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Morning Has Broken

Cat Stevens made it popular, but Eleanor Farjeon wrote Morning Has Broken. There’s something so engaging about singing lyrics to a song while turning pages of a picture book. Sing a cappella or try it with the video below, which … Continue reading

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He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

Kadir Nelson is one of the best contemporary illustrators out there as can be seen in this uplifting and glowing picture book. Use it to discuss African-American spirituals and their origins. Use it for facial expression and feelings, generating vocabulary … Continue reading

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