Use this book to discuss the range of emotions that students might be experiencing during the first few days and weeks of school. You can talk with students about how different colors represent feelings. Use the poetic structure developed by Jeron Ashford Frame and let children write about how they feel, then connect those feelings both to colors and to school.
"Whoever You Are" – a celebration of the world’s diverse cultures, both our similarities and differences. Leslie Straub’s innovative, colorful, folk art–style oil paintings of children from all corners of the globe are bordered with photographs of hand-carved, bejeweled frames—and they all reflect Fox’s message that no matter where we come from, within our hearts “Joys are the same, / and love is the same. / Pain is the same, / and blood is the same.”
Rethinking Multicultural Education, 2nd Edition This new and expanded edition collects the best articles dealing with race and culture in the classroom that have appeared in Rethinking Schools magazine. With more than 100 pages of new materials, Rethinking Multicultural Education demonstrates a powerful vision of anti-racist, social justice education. Practical, rich in story, and analytically sharp!
Barefoot Books, The Arabian Nights -- From Lebanese writer Wafa' Tarnowska and Spanish artist Carole Hénaff, this magnificent new edition of The Arabian Nights brings together famous and less familiar tales from A Thousand and One Nights and includes the frame story of Shahrazade and Shahriyar.