Read On!

Mrs. Farquharson’s musings about books for children and young adults

Archive for October, 2010

Steve Jenkins’ Work

October27

Steve Jenkins writes cool books. There’s no better way to describe his creations that are so appealing to children. He presents information in a format that entertains his readers as he educates them. Growing up as the son of a science professor, Jenkins has been interested in the natural world since he was a young […]

An Early Environmentalist

October20

An Early Environmentalist There have been many engaging biographies published in recent years. One of the major units that I share with our Fourth Graders is entitled “People Who Make a Difference.” We read picture book biographies about athletes, artists, statesmen, activists, and others who forged the way in civil rights and human rights. The […]


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