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About Yoomi An Larmee

Avid reader Yoomi An Larmee provides tech support to teachers in Evanston School District 65 in Illinois.

Marta! Big and Small

The most important lesson I’ve learned from reading picture books is that little books can hold big ideas. This book, which introduces us to an adorable, “ordinary” girl named Marta, isn’t just a cute bilingual book about opposites. Each double-page spread features Marta and an animal on a clean white background, with few surrounding details. […]

Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn

As I write this, we’re having the first snow of the season in Chicago. My kids could not wait to go outside. They ran back and forth, trying to catch snowflakes on their tongue. They asked when they would be able to have a snowball fight and when we could go sledding. Like most adults […]