Spring is in the air, and lots of things are growing—including the Room 26 family!
Signs of spring are very exciting to everyone at Longfellow School. Mrs. Brisbane's class has seen flowers poking out of snow and baby birds hatching, and Just-Joey even brought in tadpoles that are growing into frogs. It also means Family Fun Night is coming up, and all of the students' families are involved in making amazing activities.
Humphrey helps in many ways, of course, but he can't stop wondering about his own family. He doesn't know anything about his mom or dad. Luckily, all of his wonderful friends help him see that families come in many shapes and sizes, and Humphrey's might be the biggest (and best!) one of all.
Awards and Accolades for Humphrey:
The World According to Humphrey winner of eight state awards (IA, RI, PA, MD, OK, WA, NE), nominated for 10 others (MA, NV, MN, FL, LA, SC, PA, NC, UT, IN, IL), Children's Crown Award Winner; Friendship According to Humphrey Christopher Award Winner, nominated IA, Children's Crown Award Winner; Trouble According to Humphrey nominated NM, Children's Crown Award Winner; Surprises According to Humphrey Book Sense Pick, nominated TX, IA, IN, KS, Children's Crown Award Winner, Adventure According to Humphrey nominated NM, Children's Crown Award Winner, Summer According to Humphrey SCIBA Book Award Finalist Children's Crown Award Nominee, School Days According to Humphrey Children's Crown Award Nominee.
OSOB According To Humphrey
Several hundred schools have already used The World According to Humphrey and other Humphrey books for One School One Book.