Sharing Fables is More Critical Than Ever | August House Publishers | Atlanta | Children’s Book Publisher by an author (August House Publishers | Atlanta | Children’s Book Publisher)

Sometimes well-meaning people stop me and say they don’t understand why anyone still reads fables to kids. They claim fables just aren’t relevant in today’s fa

Having a hard time annotating the reading so just gonna take notes here:

highlighting and demonstrating character traits.

This is why the characters are usually flat and the way they act has major consequences on the conflict

another group’s values, beliefs, history, practices and customs.

So important to recognize and tell the stories our children bring to class but be careful of romanticizing the past or glossing over current issues of race and values by adding a few fables from far away places.

As authors Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss

Notice the text structure the author used in this blog post. You come in with an intro, clearly defines key terms, and identifiable purpose and then leads to an expert quote. Solid form