2021 Global Children’s Book Club Schedule

Chapter Book Schedule

I will discuss Lalani of the Distant Sea on Instagram on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month (January 14th and January 28th).

To participate in a virtual live discussion, I’d love to have you join in on Patreon! You’ll also receive a monthly newsletter with additional discussion questions and a recap of my Instagram discussions.

 

Picture Books Schedule

I have provided free YouTube read alouds below for each of the weekly picture books. To hear a weekly live storytime with picture book discussion, as well as author visits, I’d love to have you join in on Patreon!

Week of 1/4: Cora Cooks Pancit

Week of 1/11: Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong

Week of 1/18: Pan de Sal Saves the Day

Week of 1/25: Willie Wins

 

 

Featured Philippines Books: Philippines Chapter Book

 

Lalani of the Distant Sea by Erin Entrada Kelly

Find it on Amazon, Bookshop.org, Abebooks

 

Here are additional resources to learn through reading the book:

 

Featured Philippines Picture Books: Philippines Books for Kids

Week 1 (Week of 1/4) Picture Book Read Aloud: Cora Cooks Pancit

 

Available on Amazon, Bookshop.org, Walmart

 

 
Week 2 (Week of 1/11) Picture Book Read Aloud: Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong

 

Available on Amazon, Bookshop.org

 

Week 3 (Week of 1/18) Picture Book Read Aloud: Pan de Sal Saves the Day

 

Available on Amazon, Bookshop.org, Abebooks, Walmart

 

Week 4 (Week of 1/25) Picture Book Read Aloud: Willie Wins

 

Available on Amazon, Bookshop.org, Abebooks, Walmart

 

Other Filipino Books for Kids


 


 

 

Languages in the Philippines: Filipino Activities for Language Arts

Between 120-187 languages are spoken in the Philippines! Most are native to the Filipino islands. The Philippines have 2 official languages: Filipino (a standardized version of Tagalog) and English.

 

Philippines Writing Assignment Prompts

  • What is an archipelago?
  • Read a Filipino folk tale. What was the moral of the story? Rewrite a version that uses people or animals from your own life.
  • Write an essay about a food that is significant in your family. When do you make it? Why is it important to you? Who created the recipe? Be sure to write down the recipe, as well!