Category Archives: Language

Literally: Amazing Words and Where They Come From by Patrick Skipworth, illustrated by Nicholas Stevenson

Literally: Amazing Words and Where They Come From by Patrick Skipworth, illustrated by Nicholas Stevenson. What On Earth Books, 2020. 9781912920181 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? Beginning linguists … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Starred Review, Language, Nicholas Stevenson, Patrick Skipworth | Tagged | Comments Off on Literally: Amazing Words and Where They Come From by Patrick Skipworth, illustrated by Nicholas Stevenson

You Loves Ewe! – Cece Bell

  You Loves Ewe! – Cece Bell, Clarion Books, 9781328526113, 2019 Format:  Hardcover, Picture Book Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  3  Genre:  Picture Book  What did you like about the book?  This funny story uses … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Cece Bell, Language | Tagged | Comments Off on You Loves Ewe! – Cece Bell

Mawkiljemk Mi’Kmawiktuk: Counting in Mi’Kmaw by Loretta Gould

   Mawkiljemk Mi’Kmawiktuk: Counting in Mi’Kmaw by Loretta Gould, Nimbus Publishing, 9781771086622, c2018, 2019 Format: Board Book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Concept book- counting What did you like about the book? This … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, Bilingual, Board book, Concepts, Counting, Language | Tagged | Comments Off on Mawkiljemk Mi’Kmawiktuk: Counting in Mi’Kmaw by Loretta Gould

The Traveling Dustball – Judith Henderson, illustrated by T.L. McBeth

  The Traveling Dustball (Big Words Small Stories) by Judith Henderson, illustrated by T.L. McBeth. Kids Can Press, 2019. 9781771387897 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, Language | Tagged | Comments Off on The Traveling Dustball – Judith Henderson, illustrated by T.L. McBeth

Doctor Esperanto and the Language of Hope by Mara Rockliff, illustrated by Zosia Dzierzawska

   Doctor Esperanto and the Language of Hope by Mara Rockliff, illustrated by Zosia Dzierzawska, Candlewick Press, 9780763689155, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Non-fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, Biography, History, Language | Tagged | Comments Off on Doctor Esperanto and the Language of Hope by Mara Rockliff, illustrated by Zosia Dzierzawska