Category Archives: literature

South America

Up and Down the Andes by Laurie Krebs and Aurelia Fronty The Littlest Llama by Jane Buxton Blood of the Incas by David Harris South American Food and Cooking by Jenni Fleetwood & Marina Filippelli The Food and Cooking of … Continue reading

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Middle East

quick round-up This is Israel by M. Sasek Sami and the Time of Trouble by Florence Parry Heide & Judith Heide Gilliland I Can Cook Middle Eastern Food by Wendy Blaxland Tasting the Sky – A Palestinian Childhood by Ibtisam … Continue reading

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Asia Adventure

For two months now we have been eating noodles for breakfast and rice for dinner….not to mention pad thai, Vietnamese rolls, curries, steamed pau, dumplings, sushi, chicken laksa, spring rolls, samosas……you get the idea! We’ve also enjoyed some great read-alouds: … Continue reading

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Australia

When we flew over Australia it seemed to go on and on and on and on forever…..so we had some understanding of the intent in this book before we even opened it: . We enjoyed our month with Australian writers….. … Continue reading

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the UK

England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland all mixed up together…..all recommended   Of course we had to use books in the kitchen, and on this occasion turned to a tiny book we had picked up in Clovelly when we were there three … Continue reading

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France

The reason to add in France was of course French bread and camembert cheese. Those coupled with some wonderful stories off our shelves, that is. And then there were the library offerings: this last one had a few great activities … Continue reading

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Italy

Stomachs directed our March learning, much as they had the first two months. Mama mia, we were off to Italy! Ancient books were dragged out of the central library basement stack  at our request. What a pity they are languishing … Continue reading

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