Sandy Brehl

Author Bio

Sandy Brehl received a master of education degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee early in her teaching career. During her lengthy experience teaching elementary students in Milwaukee-area public schools, she has utilized picture books with students of every age. The original article cited generated these reflections on the unique ability of picture books to stimulate the thoughtful observations and discussions that she seeks to develop among her students.


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