Here is a clip of Leanne on Breakfast TV in Canada talking about THE CHANGE YOUR NAME STORE!
In THE CHANGE YOUR NAME STORE, Wilma Lee Wu travels the world in search of a new name. Our book is a great way to introduce travel to other countries and multicultural experiences to your storytime! Looking for additional educator resources beyond The Change Your Name Store Teacher’s Guide? We have some suggestions right here!
CHILDREN AROUND THE WORLD by Donata Montanari
A LIFE LIKE MINE: HOW CHILDREN LIVE AROUND THE WORLD by DK Publishing
TRAVEL THE GLOBE: STORY TIMES, ACTIVITIES, AND CRAFTS FOR CHILDREN by Desiree Weber, Dee Ann Corn, Elaine R. Harrod, Sandy Shropshire, Shereen Rasor, and Donna Norvell
We also have a Pinterest board full of multicultural project ideas and more!
Looking to do a storytime or library display with books all about NAMES?
Here are some favorites, to go along with THE CHANGE YOUR NAME STORE!
CHRYSANTHEMUM by Kevin Henkes
THE NAME JAR by Yangsook Choi
MY NAME IS YOON by Helen Recorvits
MY NAME IS ELIZABETH by Annika Dunklee
YOKO WRITES HER NAME by Rosemary Wells
Join illustrator Tina Kügler at Once Upon A Time in Montrose, California to celebrate the launch of THE CHANGE YOUR NAME STORE!
Saturday, May 10
Once Upon A Time Bookstore
2207 Honolulu Ave
Montrose Shopping Park
Montrose, CA 91020
Once Upon A Time is generously donating 20% of sales of this book to La Crescenta Elementary’s Meet the Masters program in memory of Devon Bishop.
More info about this event can be found on Facebook.
It’s time to celebrate Wilma Lee Wu’s release into the world! Join author Leanne Shirtliffe at the book launch for her debut picture book, THE CHANGE YOUR NAME STORE, with a fun-filled afternoon at the Webber Academy Library.
Games • Fun Centres/Stations • Snacks • Book Signing (books will be for sale at the event courtesy of Owl’s Nest Books)
…you can even visit an actual Change Your Name Store!
Bring your children, your neighbour’s children, and random kids you find on your street.
2-4pm on Saturday, May 10, 2014