Maurice Sendak is widely considered to be one of the most important children’s book authors and illustrators of the 20th century. And though he died in 2012 at the age of 83, today would be his 93rd birthday! Maurice Sendak was born on June 10, 1928 to Polish-Jewish immigrants and grew up in Brooklyn. He … Continue reading "Happy Birthday, Maurice Sendak!"
The following post will be a blog archive copy of the Build Your Library’s June 2021 Monthly Newsletter. If you missed the email, you can subscribe to our mailing list here. [Scheduled to be sent 6/1/21 8:30 AM EST] [ June 1, 2021 ] – “BYL June 2021 Video Newsletter“ – Welcome to our June … Continue reading "June 2021 Monthly Newsletter"
We would like to introduce one of our latest projects: History Book by Book (HBBB). HBBB is a standalone website that can be used in conjunction with your Build Your Library studies, or completely on its own. It is designed for both students and parents to find history-related book recommendations of all historical topics and … Continue reading "History Book by Book!"
I don’t know about you, but at some point all four of my children have gone through a dinosaur phase. For one, it was a passion that lasted for many years. Over the course of these obsessions, we have collected an obscene number of books about dinosaurs and prehistory. There are so many fantastic books … Continue reading "Unit Study: Prehistory"
The following post will be a blog archive copy of the Build Your Library’s May 2021 Monthly Newsletter. If you missed the email, you can subscribe to our mailing list here. [Scheduled to be sent 5/3/21 8:30 AM EST] [ May 3, 2021 ] – “BYL May 2021 Video Newsletter“ – Welcome to our May … Continue reading "May 2021 Monthly Newsletter"
Welcome to the 18th installment of the Build Your Library Read Aloud Book Club! The June 2021 theme is “Rules of Friendship!“ This month’s selection is a heartwarming story with a hint of magic, about a girl who always tries to fit in by being just like everyone else. She discovers that there is more to … Continue reading "Purchase: Read Aloud Book Club Pack"
The 23rd day of April was William Shakespeare’s day of birth (1564), which consequentially is the day that gent hath kicked thy bucket 52 years anon in 1616. It hath eke been dubbed “Talk Like Shakespeare Day.” In the present day’s blog posteth, I has’t ev’rything thee needeth to knoweth in ‘rd’r to bray out! … Continue reading "Talk Like Shakespeare Day"
April 22nd is Earth Day the annual celebration to inspire awareness about pollution and appreciation for protecting the health of the environment. This is a great reason to get outside, especially if you’ve had a long winter. I know we could probably all enjoy a little fresh air and sunshine today. Hopefully, your weather is cooperating. … Continue reading "Earth Day Mini Unit Study"
The following post will be a blog archive copy of the Build Your Library’s April 2021 Monthly Newsletter. If you missed the email, you can subscribe to our mailing list here. [Scheduled to be sent 4/1/21 9:00 AM EST] [ April 1, 2021 ] – “BYL April 2021 Video Newsletter“ – Welcome to our first … Continue reading "April 2021 Monthly Newsletter"
It’s Time for the Annual Spring Sale! It’s my favorite time of year, not only for the weather but because it’s also time to start thinking ahead to the new school year! This is also the perfect time to buy Build Your Library curriculum during our 2021 Spring Sale! For the next three weeks (March … Continue reading "2021 Spring Sale!"