Air conditioners are kicking on in many homes across the country. The sun is beaming on flower gardens, vegetable gardens and herb gardens.
Children are being sent to grandma's house and day cares and camps across the country.
But you, dear readers, have another week to relax with your children and visit the world of picnics, family reunions, general stores, a fancy hotel in Memphis, and a family farm in Michigan. You, dear readers, still have time to enjoy another week in Gramma's backyard catching fireflies, painting Pysanky eggs around the table, and boat riding for an adventure.
Finish reading Polacco's books this week and have your child browse her website while doing some safe researching for this Research Sheet on Patricia Polacco (pdf file). [An Answer Sheet is provided for parents/educators.]
Click here to listen to Patricia Polacco tell your child(ren) about her book Welcome Comfort.
Click here to watch Patricia Polacco draw and talk about Betty Doll.