Our invited contributor is Lisa Sandoz Robinson, a former Houston attorney who has found “Heaven on Earth” as the Librarian for Shearn Elementary School (HISD). She has also taught Reading and English Language Arts for 6th and 7th graders at Pershing Middle School and previously served as a Staff Attorney for the children’s advocacy organization CHILDREN AT RISK. Lisa and her husband Mike have three daughters who are all voracious readers, just like their parents.
And follow her Twitter, @LoveTheLibrary1, for lots of book recommendations and news related to literacy as well as cultural events in the Houston area.
Here are some of her favorite Read Aloud picture books: The Day the Crayons Quit; Where the Wild Things Are; Book With No Pictures; Mr. Tiger Goes Wild; The Napping House; Dragons Love Tacos; Madeline; We Are In A Book!; and Memoirs of a Goldfish.
Here are some of her favorite Read Aloud chapter books: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone; Miss Daisy is Crazy (Weird School series); Matilda; Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, And Other Scary Things; Quinny & Hopper; and The Secret Garden.
All of these books are available at Tomfoolery Toys & Books!