Posts Tagged: Immigrants in Picture Books

  • A Different Pond and more 2017 Books about Refugees

    Across the world, families are crossing borders in search of a resting place where their children can be safe and go to school. 2017 saw new books coming out to help children understand the lives of other children displaced by war and poverty.

  • Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote

    Congratulations to the winner of my first August Giveaway – Amazing Books to Help Students Meet New Americans. One Good Thing about America by Ruth Freeman goes to a teacher in New Hampshire.  This week, it’s a story of migrations for the youngest of readers,  Duncan Tonathiu’s Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote. It’s an award winning…


  • We Yearn: The Matchbox Diaries

    I lead book club discussions with English language learners. Today I’m beginning to post images from books we read along with a taste of our discussions. Italian emigrants, 1900,  say good-bye to Grandmother who remains behind, and calling, “You’ll eat the food there and forget your home.”*