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Let's Discover 'a' | ASL Sounds

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Sofia Valdez, Future Prez | A Wolfe Stew Review

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The presidential inauguration is right around the corner. Seize the opportunity to inspire your littles to dream BIG. That's what America is about after all: having big dreams and working hard to achieve them. Sofia Valdez shows us all that change is possible. Armed with a goal, determination, and support of loved ones, Sofia Valdez, change maker, will find her way into your heart - as she did mine. As always, I’ll alert you to potential spoilers with asterisks surrounding the header.   Target Audience With rhyming text and illustrations that deepen the narrative, Sofia Valdez is a book to inspire any person with a dream to promote change. Sofia Valdez, Future Prez would be an ideal book to read with your learners if you want to foster belief(s) that: Anyone can do what they want; all that is needed is the drive to get it done. Even kids can have big ideas that move adults into action. All people, even “strong” people, feel fear. We think this book would be approp

Monster Musical Chairs

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  Here, at Wolfe Stew, we love sharing books that inspire learning.   This is one of them!   If you’re a leader of older learners, please don’t discount this book because of its appearance.   There is still opportunity for learning here, I promise!   Remember, we indicate potential spoilers as asterisks surrounding the header. Target Audience If you like predictable books with a beat, repetition and relatable characters, Monster Musical Chairs answers that call.   You’ll be dancing through the pages with the monsters and engage in learning to boot!   While this book specifically targets readers preparing to learn subtraction, we think learners of every kind can connect to this book.   If cuddly monsters, entertaining littles, mentor writing or art interest you, check this one out! We think this book would be appropriate to read aloud to learners around the ages of 3-6 with independent reading encouraged for ages 7-9.    Useful as a springboard into a multitude of learning oppo

Intro Video to Mr. Wolfe's Kinder Garden

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Don't Eat That!

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I love picture books and so am thrilled to review one today.   Picture books are every Leader of Littles' dream.   I don’t care how old you are, if you’re willing, you can always learn something from a picture book.   They are little gems full of knowledge, art, and entertainment.   You have a short amount of time to get the message across, and creativity must shine through.   For picture book reviews, the format will remain much the same as the chapter book format with one addition: Artwork Description. I’ll alert you to potential spoilers with *asterisks* surrounding the header.   Target Audience If you enjoy humor, puns, and persistence,  Don’t Eat That! is a must-read for you.   This enjoyable book, told in cartoon format, will have you laughing out loud while encouraging you to return to your unresolved frustrations. While any student or teacher is likely to connect with this story, those who have experienced frustrations in problem-solving and emotio