Each year the Association for Library Services to Children awards a special honor, the Caldecott Award, to the illustrator of one picture book. This coveted award has recognized some amazing works over the years and is a great way to […]
by Ella Procaccinti
In September of 2020, the sixth years took on an ambitious project to maintain the Quest community library. The goal was to create a library full of books that were up to date and diverse.
We all want our children to be be peaceful and accepting of others, and it is never too early to start teaching them to embrace diversity. Too often, we falsely imagine that young children do not notice what makes them
Last week the Quest Blog featured Maria Montessori and the challenges she faced throughout her lifetime. From adversity often comes resilience, so it felt fitting to share a list of some inspiring titles with this theme. Teaching our children to
The land is where our roots are. The children must be taught to feel and live in harmony with the earth.” – Dr. Maria Montessori In recognition of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and the first hints of spring, we […]
Children enjoy books for loads of reasons. They read to become smarter about the world and how it works. They read to broaden their vocabularies and to become better readers-faster and more fluent, purposeful, engaged, critical, and satisfied. They read to stretch their imaginations, […]
During the month of February, the word love is used a lot. What better way to experience love on a daily basis than to live a life of kindness? Your children learn kindness by watching others, including their friends, their […]
The January days are chilly and the moon seems to be shining brighter than ever. As we flip our calendars we know that the days are getting longer, but it can hardly feel like it with the cold afternoon chill.