Wordless Picture Books

What two wordless picture books did you read? Please share the title and author/illustrators. Share several highlights of your wordless “reading” experience. Why is this type of picture book good for child readers? How is a wordless picture book more challenging than a picture book with text? How might a child’s reading experience with aRead More

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler: This novel won the Newbury Award in 1968. I loved it as a child and have always wondered about this book since. When trying to find it, though, I kept getting the name “mixed up” and wrong. When a book, such as “From the Mixed-Up FilesRead More

“Little Red Riding Hood”

The main differences between  three versions of “Little Red Riding Hood” are their moral lessons. The first version, by Charles Perrault, was moral lesson that young women should watch out for themselves, “stay on guard against all kinds of men,” and keep themselves safe from men who might harm them, take advantage, and even rapeRead More