by Dawn Quigley This is the story of a girl in middle school whose name is Apple. Her mother was a Native American who died hours after Apple was born and her father was a very well-to-do European American who was left to raise Apple. From her birth to middle school Apple knew little to […]
from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation A New Alphabet for Humanity Written by Leesa McGregorIllustrated by Daniela Sosa This is a very well-done children’s book. It includes not only content that is so greatly needed for our world today, it shows realistic illustrations of a diverse range of children […]
from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation Finish Strong: Seven Marathons, Seven Continents, Seven Days Written by Dave McGillivray with Nancy Feehrerllustrated by Shululu This book is categorized as a children’s non-fiction, biography for ages 7-10 years old. I think many children as young as five years old would enjoy […]
from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation Picture Book Science Series: The Earth, The Stars, The Sun, The Moon Written by Laura Perdewllustrated by Li Hui This series seems like it would be suited to and appeal to lower elementary students. There is quite a bit of text for students […]
from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation Seeds and Trees Written by Brandon Waldenllustrated by Kristen& Kevin Howdeshell I have to admit when I read the “Letter From the Author,” I became a little skeptical about whether or not this would be a well written book. Luckily, it turns out […]
Especially since many schools have been forced online by Covid, we have received some letters from parents asking this question: What should we do if our child doesn’t like or bond with her teacher (in person or online)? In a normal year, our advice would typically be to first go to the teacher and try to have an honest conversation directly as adults.