Tommy and Stewart’s Unordinary Extraordinary friendship about two farm animals that befriend one another and teach the other farm animals that its ok to be friends with someone that doesn’t look like you. 2nd book is shapes are everywhere to teach young people that they can find shapes throughout their every day adventures.
Public high schools do a poor job of preparing teenagers for the realities of life. I know, I teach in one. It is not the fault of the high schools. They are forced to focus on state test scores, graduation rates and an outdated curriculum. Research tells us that employers don’t care about state test scores. They want people who are reliable, work hard, get along well with others and are trainable. Students bound for college are ill-prepared for the stresses and challenges of life away from their families.
This fun and magical story is about a dog named Apple, who loves to play in the woods. The woods are magical and as the day progresses, “Apple” makes some new friends, Like Erika the fairy, Josh the cat, and visits a magical pond where one of her new friends learns to swim.
Black women are the highest educated group of employees in the workforce, but continue to earn $0.67 for every dollar a White man earns. And only two Black women hold the coveted position of CEO on the Fortune 500 list. If they are doing all of the right things based on what they are told is required to earn career success, why are they being left behind?
Becoming a parent is a seismic shift. For most, that sparkling newborn rocks your world with their smooth skin and fuzzy head you just can’t stop sniffing. But as soon as you get the hang of caring for them, they change! Soon enough they are three-years-old and screaming in what seems like ACTUAL pain that they have to wear clothing (the nerve!).