Monthly Archives: October 2015


Now made by many First Nation peoples, dreamcatchers originated with the Ojibwe people. There are several stories of how dreamcatchers came to be. One was that an old man had a vision of a spider spinning a web. While spinning, the spider spoke to him about the cycle of life, in which people begin as […]


Less than two hundred people can fluently speak the nsyilxcn language used in The Spirit Rose. Dedicated elders are working to change that.



Life in B.C.’s Okanagan Valley was much more tranquil before European settlers came – but not for the Time Rose Travellers. To find out why, read: The discovery of an old book provides more information on the medallion, but Paige and Dane will soon be returning to Canada and know it will be several months […]


October’s historic viewing suggestions: Bedknobs & Broomsticks (Disney, 1971) (WW II) Lost Horizon (1937) The Miracle Of Our Lady Of Fatima (1952) (Early 20th Century) October Sky (1999) (Mid-20th Century) The Prince & The Pauper (2000) (or  1937 version, or 1962, Disney version) (Tudor Era) The Scarecrow Of Romney March (Disney, 1963) (18th Century England)


Here are some historic and/or October-born author book suggestions.   Ages 3-7 Behind The Museum Door by Lee Bennett Hopkins Mrs. O’Leary’s Cow by Mary Ann Holberman (Great Chicago Fire) The 500 Hats Of Bartholomew Cubbins by Dr. Seuss (Medieval) Ages 7-9 I Survived The Great Chicago Fire, 1871 by Lauren Tarshis Magic Tree House […]


Some historic folk born in October, obviously a good month for kings. Henry III, King Of England, October 1st, 1207 Richard III, King of England, October 2nd, 1452 Peter II, Tsar of Russia, October 2nd, 1715 Charlton Heston, actor in many a historic epic, October 4th, 1923 Edward VI, King of England, October12th, 1537 James […]

Historical Debate Society for Girls and Boys

The Historical Debate Society for girls and boys is a society where kids can put their ideas about the latest historical debate and put their own debate. Join in!

The Picture Book Review

Reviews of Children's Board Books, Picture Books, Activity Books, and Graphic Novels

Cafe Book Bean

Talk Books. Drink Coffee.

Raw Streets

by MaxGor

Magna Bloga- A History Blog

Sharing my passion for history

Your Well Wisher Program

Attempt to solve commonly known problems…

Indie Hero

Brian Marggraf, Author of Dream Brother: A Novel, Independent publishing advocate, New York City dweller

O' Canada

Reflections on Canadian Culture From Below the Border

Juju Films

Cutting edge Multimedia Programming


Share something you learned everyday!

Simple Pleasures

Visual Poetry, Photography and Quotes

Project Light to Life

A bucket list blog: exploring happiness, growth, and the world.

Jumbled Writer – Charlie Dims

Putting kids and history together

TheCoevas official blog

Putting kids and history together

Eric Price

Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Whatever Else Comes to Mind.

John B. Rosenman, SF/F/Horror Writer

Putting kids and history together

this is... The Neighborhood

the Story within the Story

Top 10 of Anything and Everything - The Fun Top Ten Blog

Animals, Gift Ideas, Travel, Books, Recycling Ideas and Many, Many More

Insight and Intelligence on Residential Real Estate

Andrew Hines

Real Estate Entrepreneur

Book Hub, Inc.

The Total Book Experience

Longevity Letter

Aging can be hacked

Rennert New York TESOL Center | TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certification

Teach English as a Second Language | Tips and Ideas

Montessori and the World

An Adventure into Montessori Studies in Italy

Another Hatchett Job....

Homeschooling, Sewing, and Quilting at the Cabin

Bucca Books

Reading and Experiencing Children's Literature

Fashioning Sociology

Fashioning New and Emerging Media

Duir School's Blog

Port Hope's Newest Child Care Option

Rushing to Read

random reviews from library day


Funny pictures & cartoons to make you smile.

Tails from Paris

Comics Blog with real bites of love and delightful rascals inside ...

Katie L. Carroll

Author of Books for Teens and Kids

Natter and Review

This site is about books, both the reading and the writing.

Time Travelling With Kids

Putting kids and history together

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

The Blog

The latest news on and the WordPress community.