Kids Read: Germany

We have been reading books from Germany for the past few weeks. I was waiting for some of them to come in from the library and abroad, and am working on figuring out our new back-to-school schedule. We also just love Grimm's Fairy Tales, so we lingered reading them. You can look further down this… Continue reading Kids Read: Germany

Kids Read: Egypt

Everytime I think "oh, I'll have no problem finding books from this country," I have a problem. I was able to find one Egyptian-American children's book author writing in English, and one Candian-Egyptian author. I didn't find any that were translated into English. . I would love to hear of any books you know about from Egypt,… Continue reading Kids Read: Egypt

Kids Read: Haiti

I knew very little about Haiti before reading picture books, and Memory at Bay (discussed below) this week. We only tend to hear about Haiti when there has been a natural disaster. This week we learned so much about the history of Haiti as well as the resilience of the people who have overcome colonization,… Continue reading Kids Read: Haiti

Kids Read: France

This week we read books from France. There seem to be more and more picture books coming to the market in the United States from France, some that have been translated, and some that were written in English. We even found a wordless book, which was fun! While we were housebound because of flooding nearby,… Continue reading Kids Read: France