Family apple picking fun!

Up, Up, Up! It’s Apple Picking Time by Jodi Fickes Shapiro Myles wakes up early for the family trip to his grandparent’s apple farm! He measures the trip’s distance in the number of picnics it takes to get there! On the farm, everyone pitches in to help pick apples. And there are so many different … Read more…

This book rocks vocabulary! Check it out!

Apple Farmer Annie by Monica Wellington tells the story of a young girl who has an apple farm.  Annie grows many kinds of apples, picks them, and then sells them in the city.   She also makes different apple products like cider, muffins, and pies to sell. The sweet story alone is a good reason … Read more…

Sandy is dandy… at the beach!

Sand is awesome! It fills beaches and deserts, it can be used as a filter, it can fill an hour glass and measure time, and it is great fun to play with in a sand box. And location determines some of its characteristics: a beach in Maine has very rocky sand, a beach in New … Read more…