‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ Comparision

I chose The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle from Karissa's blog. Both reviews that I looked at highlighted the educational value of the book as it shows the caterpillar metamorphous from a caterpillar into a butterfly. What was interesting to me was the fact that the Book Bird review pointed out that while the book … Continue reading ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ Comparision


Picture Book Classics

Madeline This book is a personal favorite, and I could go on for 500 words on why it's a classic. But I won't. First of all, it's about a feisty little girl who undergoes an appendectomy, a scary operation that she gets through with the help of bravery and her friends. It is told in … Continue reading Picture Book Classics

Children’s Rights To Information

Something that surprised me during this week's readings came from the ALA’s Access to Library Resources and Services for Minors. It states that "Every restriction on access to, and use of, library resources, based solely on the chronological age, educational level, literacy skills, or legal emancipation of users violates Article V." This is actually something … Continue reading Children’s Rights To Information

Childhood for Syrian Refugees

This video shows three young children who are Syrian refugees. Their lives are drastically different than American children, but watching the video revealed that some traits of childhood remain the same. Children are able to have a combination of hope, innocence, and resilience that was displayed throughout the different interviews. One that particularly stood out … Continue reading Childhood for Syrian Refugees