Penelope Anne Cole has taught at every grade level,K to 12 and community college. She enjoys writing children’s stories to be read aloud. “Reading to children is the best way to help them love literature.” When not writing or reviewing children’s books, Ms. Cole enjoys dog walking, reading, gardening, church, and choir activities. Ms. Cole is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, a member of the California Writers Club (Fremont Area Writers and South Bay Writers), and is a Reading Therapist with Read America. Ms. Cole reviews books at
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Her website is www.penelopeannecole.com
Monday, September 10, 2012
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Cloud Jumpers Flip Book by Tracy Ahrens and art by Eugene Ruble
Children’S poetry, ACTIVITIES, SHORT STORIES, and articleS:
“One Little Cloud,” by Barbara Bockman – the every changing cycle of clouds.
“Weather Wisdom,” by Guy Belleranti – changing seasons.
“Crack Boom Crash,” by Rose Thoman – how to stay safe in a lighting storm.
“Fair-Weather Friends,” by Jennifer A. Buchet – science fair competition.
“When You Can’t See the Water,” by Mary Reina – how fog affects your life.
“A Dark Furious Looking Monster,” by Irene S. Roth – the importance of knowing what to do before a tornado hits.
Monday, September 3, 2012
Wings of Faith
by Tracey M. Cox, artist Marina Movshina
Every day there are miracles that happen. Sometimes it takes a child’s curiosity to see the goodness and to help witness the joys God and his helpers do.
Littlest Angels www.guardianangelpublishing.com/itcha-itcha.htm
Jensen Elf lost her hair due to a reaction to the cure for the Itcha-Itcha-Goo-Goo disease, elf cancer. Klutzy Kantor Pegasus learns the bitter sweetness of self sacrifice when he must give up something he prizes in order to help a friend.
by Colleen L. Reece
www.guardian-angel-kids.com GAP's online interactive ezine for kids!