Maine Day by Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar

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About the Maine Day by Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar

The calendar features the following Maine authors and illustrators for each month:

  • January (Health and Safety) - Ana and the Sea Star written by R. Lynn Roelfs; illustrated by Jamie Hogan
  • February(Colors) - Beautiful Blackbird written and illustrated by Ashley Bryan
  • March(Seasons) - The Wicked Big Toddlah written and illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
  • April (Reading) - How to Read a Book written by Kwame Alexander; illustrated by Melissa Sweet
  • May (Animals) - Thanks to the Animals written by Allen Sockabasin; illustrated by Rebekah Raye
  • June (Imagination) - If I Built a House written and illustrated by Chris Van Dusen
  • July ( Music) The Bugliest Bug by Carol Diggory Shields; illustrated by Scott Nash
  • August (Food) - : Rainbow Stew written and illustrated by Cathryn Falwell.
  • September (Letters) - I’m New Here written and illustrated by Anne Sibley O’Brien
  • October (Numbers) - The Cat at Night written and illustrated by Dahlov Ipcar
  • November (Family) - Going Down Home with Daddy by Kelly Starling Lyons; illustrated by Daniel Minter
  • December (Friends) - Mud, Sand and Snow written and illustrated by Charlotte Agell