Big Red Bird BOOKS/SERVICES
We are pleased to share Big Red Bird books and services.
These books and services are designed to support the development of
healthy hearts and homes.
One Word (Limited Copies)
A child is born and those big brown eyes twinkle with the promise of a bright future. One Word is a story from a mother to her child that shares
the good days and tough days with her guardian angel the little red bird always close by. This short story is a compilation of one word affirmations chosen to provide a blueprint for a fearless heart.
*This book was written for children ages 5-8 but the values discussed are critical to the character development of children of all ages. One Word would serve well as a tool for the discussion of character development, school climate, the loss of a loved one, the birth of a new baby or even the transition to adulthood.
Daddy's House (Fall 2020)
A tale of two children (DJ & Misty) transitioning from one home to two as their parents have decided to divorce. The children turn the tables as they have created rules for their divorcing parents to abide by.
Look at Me, I Can Write Poetry (SOLD OUT: not to be reprinted)
Look at Me, I can Write Poetry: A Children's Guide to Writing Poetry is the first project of Hartford native, Christina R. Jackson. This book is a tool that will guide the reader through the creation of various types of poems. Christina put her heart on every page. How many hearts can you find?
Jennifer is available to visit classrooms to share in an awesome literacy experience. Literacy is an overarching goal of the common core. Visits are created jointly with educators to ensure activities conducted supplement current learning plans.
General meet and greets
Read-a-long with question/answer sessions
Arts & Crafts sessions
FREE Downloadable Coloring Pages
Character Development Workshops
Peer Mentor Workshops
Customization of Interactive Activities
A sampling of relevant Common Core State Standards
- CCRA.R.1 Read closely to determine what the text says; make logical inferences; cite evidence to support conclusions.
- CCRA.R.2 Determine central ideas or themes of a text.
- CCRA.R.3 Analyze how and why individuals, events, or ideas develop over the course of a text.
English Language Arts and Social Studies
- W.4.2 Write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas clearly.
- W.4.3 Write narratives using effective technique, details, and sequence.
Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
SL.4.4 Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant details.
SL.4.5 Add audio recordings and visual displays to enhance the theme