We were thrilled to receive an envelope full of letters from Garden Hill, some from students who have written to us many times before, and others from kids who are introducing themselves to us for the first time. Here are some lovely letters about about Disney’s Wonderful World of Dinosaurs by Christina Wilsdon. Kessie has …Read more..
We recently received our first batch of letters of the academic year, all the way from Kashechewan. Among other books, we sent Big Rig Bugs, which was a big hit with Miss Ashley’s senior kindergarten class. (Click on the image to enlarge it.) Book: Big Rig …Read more..
Just before the summer break, we were lucky enough to receive the first batch of letters from our newest partner school in God’s Lake Narrows, Manitoba. Thank you so much to Derwin, Genene, Kalyssa and Kiersten for writing to us. A special thanks to Kateleen for her wonderful penguin picture! We look forward to hearing …Read more..
Ms. W., whose students feature in this post, very kindly took the time to write to us herself. Here is an excerpt from her letter: (Click on the image to enlarge it.) Transcription: Thanks so much from our class 3A for all the lovely books. …Read more..
The letters that you see in our gallery and in our news posts are responses to the ones we include with the books we send. We are always thrilled when the children write to us to tell us what they think of the stories they read, and we respond to each and every letter we …Read more..
We recently received a wonderful surprise package in the mail: a terrific (and huge!) bundle of letters from Miss Ashley’s class in Kashechewan. As you may know, the beginning of May was very difficult for the people of Kashechewan and Attawapiskat. Both communities were severely affected by spring flooding and were forced to declare a …Read more..
We just received a wonderful bundle of replies from Mr. H’s students in Northern Ontario! This time, we chose books for the kids based on what they told us in their previous letters (which you can find here). Here is what they have to say. Edward likes superheroes, Batman in particular! …Read more..
Miss B (from this post) wrote us another wonderful letter telling us all about her Grade 2 students’ reactions to a series of books by Mo Willems. Her terrific descriptions of the children’s enthusiasm for the mischievous Pigeon and clever Duckling made us smile! (Click on …Read more..
We were absolutely thrilled to receive this wonderful note from Mr. H., whose students wrote us the lovely letters you saw in this post and in our gallery. “[W]e received the books and [the children] were very excited to see that you had books specifically for them. … We checked out the letters that you …Read more..
We were very excited to receive our first letters from Northern Ontario last week! Thank you so much to Tyrese, Serenity, Lynsey, Edward and Leah for writing to us. We’d also like to send a particular thank you to their teacher, Mr. H., who helped the children with their letters. We’re looking forward to hearing …Read more..