Books to celebrate spring with Domi Long
March 27, 2006
Written by Ahmadrezaa Ahmadi; published in Iran; written in Persian/Farsi. Read book »
The gorgeous illustrations in this book about the changing seasons fed my eyes, despite my inability to read the language of the text.
Written by Francisco X. Alarcón; published in the United States; written in English and Spanish. Read book »
As we approach the end of winter in the northern hemisphere, I went looking for books about spring! This collection of poems in English and Spanish are delightful. They can be enjoyed just for themselves, and also lend well to teaching about poetry. How better to describe a tortilla than as "a tasty round of applause for the sun"?
Written by Stuart J. Murphy; published in the United States; written in English. Read book »
With spring come bugs of all kinds. Young children will love the bright illustrations in this exploration of comparisons – like which bug is long, longer, longest! Teachers of young children will appreciate the suggestions for extending the story and exploring math concepts.