Polly and Buster

Polly and Buster is the latest series by Sally Rippin. Sally Rippin is a well-known author and illustrator from Australia. Her best-selling series Hey Jack and Billie B. Brown are the perfect starter chapter books for emergent readers.  Polly and Buster: The Wayward Witch and the Feelings Monster Sally Rippin wrote Polly and Buster, a…

Books that Build Confidence

Books that Build Confidence

This month in my Community of Readers here at the Reading Scoop, we’re exploring all kinds of emotions. We’ve started with ways to build confidence with the books we’re reading. For Younger Readers Hip and Hop, You Can Do Anything This book is one of my new favorites. The message is clear with the quotes…

Take a Ride with Dan, the Taxi Man

As a former reading teacher and lover of grammar, I love onomatopoeia as much as anyone who loves onomatopoeia! Dan, the Taxi Man incorporates great onomatopoeia, or words associated with sound, for each character that comes into the book. Ride along with Dan, the Taxi Man as he picks up a new character with a…