Pay it forward. Smile. Say “Hello”. Draw a picture.
Make a change.
Be brave. Ask others to join you adding sunshine to the world.
Holly M. McGhee and Pascal Lemaitre bring hope through the example of one family, one child. Learning begins in the home, but in our classrooms, we have opportunities to model and show how to bring happiness in this world. Listen to the story told through children’s voices
Colby Sharp gives a book talk about Come With Me and the discussion he had with his students.
View an interview of author Holly M. McGhee. She shares about writing her middle grade novel, Matylda, Bright and Tender. I think it’s important for kids to see the author in “real life”, to hear how she works through hard parts. I also pushing kids to see that they can write anything – a picture book or a novel. The ending question is powerful.
Savorings for Come With Me:
- Pay It Forward – make the world a better place
- Show kindness; care for others
- Be Brave
- Repeating structure
- Show not Tell
- Community Building