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Booklist's Notable New Titles for Spring 2018: This announcement section offers Booklist readers a selected preview of especially notable new titles for young adult, middle-grade, and ...

Spring Youth Preview: 2018, by By Briana Shemroske. | Booklist Online

Booklist Online Book Review: Spring Youth Preview: 2018. By Briana Shemroske. FEATURE. First published February 15, 2018 (Booklist). Books For Youth - Fiction

SLJ Review: It's the "sheer splendor of life"! • Laura Purdie Salas

It’s the “sheer splendor of life”!

Thrilled to pieces with School Library Review’s assessment of Meet My Family. I love that the reviewer focused on the way the animals are compared and contrasted, showcasing diversity, and I …

Publishers Weekly: Meet My Family! Animal Babies and Their Families

Children's Book Review: Meet My Family! Animal Babies and Their Families by Laura Purdie Salas, illus. by Stephanie Fizer Coleman. Millbrook, $19.99 (32p) ISBN 978-1-5124-2532-1

In a tender celebration of family, more than 20 baby animals describe the ways the adults in their lives care for them. A baby beaver has lived in one home for all of its life, but an orangutan infant

Kirkus Reviews - MEET MY FAMILY! by Laura Purdie Salas

MEET MY FAMILY! | Kirkus Reviews

Animal babies from around the world describe their families.

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Laura Purdie Salas and Linda Mitchell share family traditions around a holiday and adoption day! A Word Edgewise

Meet My Family!

Happy Poetry Friday! --> Please enjoy lots more Poetry Friday with Michelle Heiderich Barnes at her blog, Today's Little Ditty. She has an amazing playground of poetry for all ages. I love every visit with her there. I am pleased and honored to be part of a blog tour of Laura Purdie Salas' newest book, Meet My Family (Lerner 2018). This book is a whimsical, loving and current peek at all kinds of families in our world through the eyes of animal babies. Meet My Family has a place in the heart…

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Review: Meet My Family! Animal Babies and Their Families by Laura Purdie Salas and Stephanie Fizer Coleman

9781512425321 $19.99 What kind of families do animal babies have? All different kinds! Charming text and sweet illustrations introduce a wolf pup cared for by the pack, a young orangutan snuggling with its mother high in a tree, a poison dart frog tadpole riding piggyback on its dad, and more. Featuring rhyming verse and informational text, this book lets you discover just how diverse the animal kingdom really is! We have seen (and reviewed) books by Salas about rocks and water so far, time…

BooksForKidsBlog: In the Beginning! Meet My Family (Animal Babies and Their Families) Laura Purdie Salas

In the Beginning! Meet My Family (Animal Babies and Their Families) Laura Purdie Salas

Book Review: Meet My Family by Laura Purdie Salas

I just finished reading Meet My Family: Animal Babies and Their Families, a new picture book written by Laura Purdie Salas. Where does one begin? I think each of us at one time or another believes that our family is strange / weird / different. We believe that somehow we’re the only ones and that no one else can understand. Laura’s book blows that entire hypothesis out of the water. Every family is special in its own way, and this book celebrates all kinds of human families by relating them…

Take a look at these exciting nonfiction titles published in March. Enjoy and learn! PRIMARY NONFICTION          Crawly School for Bugs : Poems to Drive You Buggy by David L. Harrison (ill. by Julie Bayless). 9781629792040. 2018. Gr 1-3. Funny poems relate how insect students, teachers, and other staff spend their days at a bug …

Great Nonfiction Titles for March 2018

Take a look at these exciting nonfiction titles published in March. Enjoy and learn! PRIMARY NONFICTION Crawly School for Bugs : Poems to Drive You Buggy by David L. Harrison (ill. by Julie Bayless). 9781629792040. 2018. Gr 1-3. Funny poems relate how insect students, teachers, and other staff spend their days at a bug […]

Laura Purdie Salas and Linda Mitchell share family traditions around a holiday and adoption day! A Word Edgewise

Meet My Family!

Happy Poetry Friday! --> Please enjoy lots more Poetry Friday with Michelle Heiderich Barnes at her blog, Today's Little Ditty. She has an amazing playground of poetry for all ages. I love every visit with her there. I am pleased and honored to be part of a blog tour of Laura Purdie Salas' newest book, Meet My Family (Lerner 2018). This book is a whimsical, loving and current peek at all kinds of families in our world through the eyes of animal babies. Meet My Family has a place in the heart…

" it's great to know that "normal" is just a six-letter word that includes a wide array of combinations." Blog review from teacher Linda Baie -- TeacherDance: All In The Families

All In The Families

art by Sarah S. Brannen Visit Alyson Beecher on Wednesdays for Non-Fiction Picture Books at Kidlit Frenzy. From her and others, you will discover and want to celebrate terrific nonfiction picture books! Thanks for the advanced copy of this book from Laura Purdie Salas. Say Happy Birthday to it tomorrow, March 1st! Early in school, sometimes even pre-school, curriculums include studies of families. And sometimes picture books are read to children that show what used to be a "normal" family…

Learn about a Laysan albatross' life! A Perfect Day for An Albatross: Caren Loebel-Fried: 9781943645275: Amazon.com: Books

A Perfect Day for An Albatross

A Perfect Day for An Albatross [Loebel-Fried, Caren, Loebel-Fried, Caren] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Perfect Day for An Albatross

Booklist's Notable New Titles for Spring 2018: This announcement section offers Booklist readers a selected preview of especially notable new titles for young adult, middle-grade, and ...

Spring Youth Preview: 2018, by By Briana Shemroske. | Booklist Online

Booklist Online Book Review: Spring Youth Preview: 2018. By Briana Shemroske. FEATURE. First published February 15, 2018 (Booklist). Books For Youth - Fiction

Bea's Book Nook: Bea Reviews Meet My Family! Animal Babies and Their Families by Laura Purdie Salas & Illustrated by Stephanie Fizer Coleman

Bea Reviews Meet My Family! Animal Babies and Their Families by Laura Purdie Salas & Illustrated by Stephanie Fizer Coleman

Bea Reviews Meet My Family! Animal Babies and Their Families by Laura Purdie Salas

SLJ Review: It's the "sheer splendor of life"! • Laura Purdie Salas

It’s the “sheer splendor of life”!

Thrilled to pieces with School Library Review’s assessment of Meet My Family. I love that the reviewer focused on the way the animals are compared and contrasted, showcasing diversity, and I …

Publishers Weekly: Meet My Family! Animal Babies and Their Families

Children's Book Review: Meet My Family! Animal Babies and Their Families by Laura Purdie Salas, illus. by Stephanie Fizer Coleman. Millbrook, $19.99 (32p) ISBN 978-1-5124-2532-1

In a tender celebration of family, more than 20 baby animals describe the ways the adults in their lives care for them. A baby beaver has lived in one home for all of its life, but an orangutan infant

The creative impetus behind MEET MY FAMILY.

Nonfiction Books and the Creative Process [Part 1]

Editor Carol Hinz talks with authors and illustrators about their creative processes for their latest nonfiction picture books.

Meet My Family Book Trailer • Laura Purdie Salas

Meet My Family Book Trailer

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Kirkus Reviews - MEET MY FAMILY! by Laura Purdie Salas

MEET MY FAMILY! | Kirkus Reviews

Animal babies from around the world describe their families.

WOW!!  This would be so great to create for Creating the School Family Board! I love this extra large house that contains photographs of students and their families.

House of Families