Books. A big bucket of books. A big bucket of excellent books.
Sunday is my school’s annual Open House for new families, and for parents looking to enroll their child in our school. As they walk through the front door, they will be greeted by this big bucket of books, and encouraged to take one (or more).
What a wonderful welcome!
The message is more than wonderful. It speaks to the importance of literacy, books, and learning. Books define our school, and define my teaching. Books define everything we need to learn.
And the books in the bucket? Among the best, of course.
The Big Red Barn, by Margaret Wise Brown.
Chrysanthemum, by Kevin Henkes
Giraffes Can’t Dance, by Giles Andreae
Sunday will be a wonderful day!