‘Paper Boats’ by June Perkins

Originally posted on Australian Children’s Poetry Website:
? Paper boats conjure dreams of petals soaked by scents of the ocean. ? Traveling boats float in shadows people who have a simple hope for happy lands, ? but white markers sink in sandy earth marking graves of people who cannot resist new germs. ? ‘Once…

World Refugee Day — Educate.Empower.

Encouraging empathy in children through story! Check out some of the books reviewed at the Educate, Empower blog. Today is world refugee day Refugees are a real, current and terrible problem that we have in our world and possibly one that will get worse if war continues, water rises in low lying islands of theContinue reading “World Refugee Day — Educate.Empower.”