Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Welcome to 3 in 3 (and tea)!

My friend Debbie Ridpath Ohi and I are so excited to bring you 3 in 3 (and Tea)! 

We'll be highlighting 3 Canadian children’s books and suggesting a few ways to use them in the classroom. 


Today’s episode features a picture book and a middle grade novel that inspired us to wonder more about the world around us, plus a bonus fiction picture book with an easy breathing technique for helping kids cope with stress. After watching the video, click on the book cover or title below to find out more about each book and how you can use it in you classroom. For quick links to more episodes of Three in Three (and Tea!), visit  Debbie's 3in3 playlist.






Picture Book: 


A Year of Everyday Wonders

Summary: With beautiful line and watercolor art, the picture book, A Year of Everyday Wonders, takes the reader on a journey through all the "firsts" that happen over the year. 

Visit the author and illustrator online:

Cheryl B.Klein  

Qin Leng  ðŸ

Visit the publisher:

Abrams Books for Young Readers


Activities & resources 


Rescue at Lake Wild

SummaryIn the middle grade mystery Rescue at Lake Wild, 12-year-old Madi rescues two young beaver kits and brings them home -- and then has to work with her friends to find out who was responsible for orphaning them and help to solve the town's beaver problem.  

Visit the author online:

Terry Lynn Johnson ðŸ

Visit the publisher:

Clarion Books


Activities & resources 



Sloth to the Rescue 

SummaryIn the picture book, Sloth to the Rescue, Sloth goes out of their comfort zone and goes on an adventure with friends to look for Patti to return something important.  

Visit the author and illustrator online:

Leanne Shirtliffe ðŸ 

Rob McClurkan


Visit the publisher:

Running Press Kids


Activities & resources 


Thank you so much to The Faithful Sidekicks who wrote and performed our "3 in 3" musical theme. You can find out more about them here


You can find out more about Canadian author/illustrator Debbie Ohi🍁 by visiting her website  or linktree. And see what else she's been reading at her Bookstagram!




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