Today I’m participating in the MKB Read Around the World Summer Reading Series. The multicultural location we have chosen to visit is Hong Kong and the book I am reviewing is yet another gorgeous offering from Wisdom Tales Press; The Rock Maiden: A Chinese Tale of Love and Loyalty by Natasha Yim Subject(s): Age level: Juvenile Fiction… Read More #ReadtheWorldMKB Summer Reading Series! The Rock Maiden: A Chinese Tale of Love and Loyalty
There is something truly magical about forming a bond with a wild animal. Do I need to say that one must exercise caution ? However one doesn’t need to exercise caution when a bond is formed between a boy, a wolf, and the human reading the story. Such is the case with Whispers of the… Read More A multicultural picture book about the Pueblo Indians-Whispers of the Wolf
In Just Like Me Climbing a Tree: Exploring Tress Around the World, award-winning author/illustrator Durga Yael Bernhard travels around the globe visiting 12 beautiful and favorite trees. Exploration and inquiry are the keys to unlocking the secrets and treasures of the trees. Each page asks a question: What if we swung from a tree branch as monkeys… Read More Just Like Me Climbing a Tree: Exploring Trees Around the World
Today we are venturing to the land and country of Lebanon and reading a most enduring and powerful story about sharing and restoration called The Olive Tree by Elsa Marston and Illustrated by Claire Ewart. For many years Sameer lived next to an empty house which had been deserted during the Lebanese civil war. One… Read More How Do We Change Mine into Ours? The Olive Tree by Elsa Marston
Inspired by a medieval legend about the Jewish poet Samuel Ha-Nagid, “never say a Mean Word Again” by Jacqueline Jules, and Durga Yael Bernhard, is a wonderfully crafted story about two little boys, one Jewish and one Muslim, who try to settle their differences. This light-hearted look at a very serious problem of name calling.… Read More Want to Put an End to Name Calling? Never Say a Mean Word Again
Today’s post is sponsored by Wisdom Tales Press, a company dedicated to sharing the world’s wisdom, beauty, and cultures, one beautiful book at a time. In this elegant read, we ventured into the world and land of India, the God Krishna, and Hinduism in the book The Fantastic Adventures of Krishna by author/illustrator Demi. When… Read More The Fantastic Adventures of Krishna by Demi
I’d like to welcome Wisdom Tales Press as a new Jump Into a Book sponsor/advertiser! Wisdom Tales Press is the name of the children’s book imprint of the award-winning publishing house, World Wisdom, which was founded in 1980. Wisdom Tales publishes both children’s and teen titles and was created for the purpose of sharing the… Read More Welcome Wisdom Tales!