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“The Story of Ferdinand” by Munro Leaf; Drawings by Robert Lawson

Celebrating 75 Years of Ferdinand the Bull

08.05.2011

“The Story of Ferdinand” by Munro Leaf; [...] read full post ->

Joy To the World

Celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah with these classics

12.12.2010

“I can not live without books.” So says [...] read full post ->

So You Want to be President?

President’s Day Picks: So You Want to be President?

02.17.2011

In my day (did I just say that?), Washington [...] read full post ->

Madeline

President’s Day Picks: Madeline at the White House

02.14.2011

In background notes to Madeline at the White [...] read full post ->

Sweethearts of Rhythm

African American History Month: 1940’s America

02.07.2011

The double whammy of a Caldecott Honor winner [...] read full post ->

The Other Side

African-American History: Selections for Younger Readers

02.01.2011

Maya Angelou once stated, Love recognizes no [...] read full post ->

Very Hungry Caterpillar

March 21 is Very Hungry Caterpillar Day!

03.14.2011

Picture book authors are a very special [...] read full post ->

OSullivan Stew

Tales of Irish Pookas and Wee Folk on St. Patrick’s Day

03.01.2011

March 17 has always been a day of celebration [...] read full post ->

Jamie ORourke Pooka

Jamie O’Rourke and the Pooka

03.07.2011

Tomie de Paola’s favorite holiday may [...] read full post ->

Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato

03.10.2011

I think Big Anthony and Jamie O’Rourke must [...] read full post ->

Easter Egg

Jan Brett’s The Easter Egg

04.13.2011

Peter Cottontail, as he perennially goes [...] read full post ->

April Is National Poetry Month—It’s Time to Take It Back!

04.04.2011

Okay, so April is National Poetry Month. For [...] read full post ->

Mirror Mirror

National Poetry Month: Mirror Mirror

04.07.2011

Mirror Mirror by Marilyn Singer and [...] read full post ->

Shout!

National Poetry Month: Shout! Little Poems That Roar

04.22.2011

Shout! Little Poems That Roar by Brod Bagert [...] read full post ->

Rhymes Round the World

National Poetry Month: Rhymes Round the World

04.25.2011

Rhymes Round the World by Kay Chorao Poetry [...] read full post ->

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Memorial Day and Patriotism

05.09.2011

The Incredible Patriotism Project by Linda [...] read full post ->

America the Beautiful

Patriotism and Memorial Day

05.17.2011

America the Beautiful, illustrated by Wendell [...] read full post ->

F is for Flag

Patriotism and Memorial Day

05.23.2011

F is for Flag by Wendy Cheyette Lewison In [...] read full post ->

We the Kids

Patriotism and Memorial Day

05.26.2011

We the Kids, written and illustrated by David [...] read full post ->

Betty Bunny

National Cake Day: Betty Bunny Loves Chocolate Cake!

06.01.2011

Betty Bunny Loves Chocolate Cake, by Michael [...] read full post ->

Llama Llama

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Llama Llama

05.04.2011

Llama Llama Red Pajama, written and [...] read full post ->

Chicken Sunday

A Mother’s Day classic by Patricia Polacco

05.06.2011

Chicken Sunday, written and illustrated by [...] read full post ->

Liz’s Picks Video: Summer Reading

08.05.2016

For a more in depth look at my [...] read full post ->

Thank you Mr. Falker

Back to School Picks: Thank You, Mr. Falker

08.26.2016

Thank you, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco Let [...] read full post ->

Follow the Line to School

Back to School Picks: Follow the Line to School

08.15.2014

Follow the Line to School by Laura Ljungkvist [...] read full post ->

Gingerbread Man

Back to School Picks: Gingerbread Man

08.29.2011

The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School by [...] read full post ->

Way Back Wednesday: Amos and Boris

07.20.2016

Liz reads William Steig's Amos & Boris.

Liz’s Picks Video: Fireboat, by Maira Kalman

09.03.2015

Liz discusses Fireboat, by Maira Kalman, as a [...] read full post ->

Flossie

Way Back Wednesday

09.21.2011

“Flossie and the Fox” by Patricia C. [...] read full post ->

Strega Nona Harvest

Harvest time with Strega Nona

09.26.2011

Strega Nona’s Harvest by Tomie dePaola [...] read full post ->

Leaves

It’s the first day of Fall!

09.23.2011

Leaves by David Ezra Stein As memories of [...] read full post ->

Dream something big

Dream Something Big

11.18.2016

Dream Something Big: The Story of the Watts [...] read full post ->

Rubys Falling Leaves

Autumn leaves with Ruby

09.30.2011

Ruby’s Falling Leaves based on the [...] read full post ->

Frances

Way Back Wednesday

11.30.2016

Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell and [...] read full post ->

Llama Llama Red Pajama

Today is Read for the Record Day!

10.06.2011

Today, starting with a kick-off on the Today [...] read full post ->

Hornbooks and Inkwells

The More Things Change…The More They Stay the Same

10.17.2011

Hornbooks and Inkwells By Verla Kay; [...] read full post ->

Miss Smith and the Haunted Library

Haunted Books Come Alive!

10.21.2011

Miss Smith and the Haunted Library By Michael [...] read full post ->

Night of the Pumpkinheads

Pumpkins Glow Like Never Before!

10.31.2011

Night of the Pumpkinheads By Michael J. [...] read full post ->

legend-sleepy-hollow

The Classic Halloween Tale

10.24.2011

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow By Washington [...] read full post ->

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel

Way Back Wednesday

10.19.2011

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel Story and [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday!

11.02.2011

Anatole By Eve Titus; pictures by Paul [...] read full post ->

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Celebrating the Art of the Picture Book

11.14.2011

Penguin Portfolio A Spotlight on Picture [...] read full post ->

fred

Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

11.16.2016

Frederick by Leo Lionni   Honored [...] read full post ->

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Books to Celebrate Thanksgiving With Your Children

11.18.2011

As the last Thursday of November nears, [...] read full post ->

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More Thanksgiving Books to Share with the Whole Family!

11.21.2011

My First Thanksgiving By Tomie de Paola I [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

01.18.2012

Peppe the Lamplighter by Elisa Bartone; [...] read full post ->

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Get Ready for the Holidays!

12.02.2011

Give a Book and Share a Bond for Christmas I [...] read full post ->

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A Holiday Feast for the Eyes!

12.20.2011

The Twelve Days of Christmas By Laurel Long [...] read full post ->

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A Delightful Christmas Tour of Food, Festival and Fun!

12.09.2011

Strega Nona’s Gift By Tomie de Paola [...] read full post ->

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There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays!

12.12.2011

Home for Christmas By Jan Brett Did you know [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

11.30.2011

Miss Rumphius Story and Pictures by Barbara [...] read full post ->

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The Holiday Spirit Reaches Even the Furthest Outposts

12.16.2011

Lighthouse Christmas Story by Toni Buzzeo, [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Christmas Treat

12.14.2011

Father Christmas By Raymond Briggs Raymond [...] read full post ->

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Believe!

12.05.2016

Yes Virginia: There is a Santa Claus By [...] read full post ->

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A Timeless Story, A Book of Beauty

12.15.2011

The Christmas Story From the gospels of [...] read full post ->

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Combining History and Holiday

12.16.2014

Hanukkah At Valley Forge By Stephen Krensky, [...] read full post ->

santas bag

A Sweet Christmas Ride!

12.22.2011

A Night in Santa’s Great Big Bag By Kristin [...] read full post ->

listentosilentnight

The Sounds of a Silent Night

12.23.2011

  Listen to the Silent Night By Dandi [...] read full post ->

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A “What If” Snowman Tale

12.28.2011

Snowmen at Night By Caralyn Buehner; pictures [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Classic: The Snowfall Continues for 50 Years!

01.04.2012

The Snowy Day By Ezra Jack Keats This past [...] read full post ->

My_brother_Martin

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

01.20.2014

My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing [...] read full post ->

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A Tale as Old as Time

01.09.2012

Beauty and the Beast By Jan Brett In case you [...] read full post ->

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A Testament to the Strength and Resilience of Women

02.23.2012

Coming on Home Soon By Jacqueline Woodson, [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Classic

01.25.2012

Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story From China [...] read full post ->

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Celebrate Groundhog Day on February 2nd!

01.27.2012

The Groundhog Day Book of Facts and Fun By [...] read full post ->

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Another Look at Chinese New Year

01.26.2012

Dragon Dance: A Chinese New Year Lift the [...] read full post ->

wok

Celebrate Chinese New Year!

01.24.2012

The Runaway Wok: A Chinese New Year Tale By [...] read full post ->

lincoln

Taking a LOOK at Our 16th President

02.20.2012

Looking at Lincoln By Maira Kalman Author, [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

02.15.2012

The Mysterious Tadpole By Steven Kellogg Have [...] read full post ->

meet me at the moon

Love Is Never Far Away

03.21.2012

Meet Me At the Moon By Gianna Marino   [...] read full post ->

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Read Alouds Are Back!

03.26.2012

The Return of the “Read Aloud”   I [...] read full post ->

mirette

Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

04.11.2012

Mirette on the High Wire- Emily Arnold [...] read full post ->

gng

Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

04.18.2012

Good Night, Gorilla By Peggy Rathmann   [...] read full post ->

Jan Brett’s The Easter Egg

04.02.2015

   

Passover Begins Tonight!

04.06.2012

As the feast of Passover approaches and [...] read full post ->

April is National Poetry Month!

04.16.2012

Hey parents! It’s National Poetry Month. [...] read full post ->

andy and the lion

Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

04.25.2012

Andy And The Lion by James Daugherty Even the [...] read full post ->

my teacher

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week the First Week in May!

04.27.2012

My Teacher By James Ransome   Teachers who [...] read full post ->

lost and found

You don’t know what you got til it’s gone…

04.23.2012

Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers Oliver [...] read full post ->

dandelion

Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

05.02.2012

Dandelion by Don Freeman I’m sure we’ve [...] read full post ->

croot

Celebrate Earth Day on Sunday!

04.20.2012

Crinkleroot’s Guide to Giving Back to [...] read full post ->

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Mother’s Day is on it’s way!

05.07.2012

Mother’s Day 2012 is May 13th– just [...] read full post ->

MarsNeedsMoms

Mother’s Day is this Sunday!

05.09.2012

Mother’s Day 2012 is May 13th– just [...] read full post ->

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Mother’s Day around the corner!

05.11.2012

Mother’s Day 2012 is May 13th– this [...] read full post ->

strong and good

Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

05.16.2012

They Were Strong and Good By Robert Lawson [...] read full post ->

sick day

The realm where a classic picture book shines

05.18.2012

A Sick Day for Amos McGee By Philip C. Stead [...] read full post ->

maudie and bear

Know a good friend when you see one

05.21.2012

Maudie and Bear By Jan Ormerod & Freya [...] read full post ->

Remembering Memorial Day and Celebrating the “Invisible”

05.25.2012

A sometimes invisible group recognized in May [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

05.23.2012

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Retold and [...] read full post ->

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Father’s Day Is Here!

06.15.2012

Fly High Fly Low By Don Freeman   Dads [...] read full post ->

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Jean Craighead George, Naturalist and Young Readers Author Extraordinaire

05.30.2012

With the recent passing this May of Young [...] read full post ->

bad apple

A Tasty Treat of a Friendship with Bite

06.29.2012

Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship By Edward [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

06.27.2012

Dr. De Soto by William Steig It’s no secret [...] read full post ->

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Happy Reading and Happy Summer!

07.02.2012

Summer Send Off            Summer! [...] read full post ->

time_of_wonder

Liz’s Summer Reading Pick

08.06.2015

Time of Wonder  by Robert McCloskey [...] read full post ->

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Liz’s Summer Reading Pick

08.10.2015

This Monster Needs a Haircut by Bethany [...] read full post ->

squish

Liz’s Summer Reading Pick

07.29.2015

Squish Rabbit by Katherine Battersby [...] read full post ->

silly goose

Big Fun in a Colorful Picture Book!

07.22.2016

Silly Goose’s BIG Story by Keiko Kasza [...] read full post ->

readyornotcovermedt

Liz’s Summer Reading Pick

08.04.2015

Ready or Not, Dawdle Duckling by Toni Buzzeo [...] read full post ->

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Return to the Snuggery!

09.05.2012

Hey, I’m back at the “Snuggery” folks! [...] read full post ->

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Back to School Poetry!

09.13.2012

Did You See What I Saw? Poems about School By [...] read full post ->

llama llama

A Win-Win for Parent and Child!

09.21.2012

Llama Llama Misses Mama By Anna Dewdney   If [...] read full post ->

The-Milkman-Cordsen-Carol-9780142408049

Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

09.19.2012

The Milkman By Carol Foskett Cordsen, [...] read full post ->

little cliff

Spend a day with Cliff, Mama Pearl and Poppa Joe

09.17.2012

Little Cliff’s First Day of School By [...] read full post ->

dahl

A Splendiferous Entry to the World of Roald Dahl

09.28.2012

Roald Dahl’s Scrumdiddlyumptious Sticker [...] read full post ->

so you want to be pres

Fun Facts about Presidents!

10.06.2016

So You Want To Be President? By Judith St. [...] read full post ->

celebrate

Introducing the Holidays of an Ancient Religion

09.25.2012

Celebrate: A Book of Jewish Holidays By [...] read full post ->

funnylittlewoman

Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

10.19.2016

The Funny Little Woman Retold by Arlene Mosel [...] read full post ->

bug squad

Help Support Early Literacy Today!

10.04.2012

Join the Bug Squad and Read for the Record [...] read full post ->

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Celebrate Peter Rabbit’s 110th Birthday with a New Book!

10.18.2012

The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit By Emma [...] read full post ->

marvin

The True Story of a Musical Genius

11.12.2012

Marvin Makes Music By Marvin Hamlisch, [...] read full post ->

man who didnt wash

Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

10.24.2012

The Man Who Didn’t Wash His Dishes By [...] read full post ->

Book-TheNightBeforeHalloween

These Ghosties Know How to Enjoy a Party!

10.30.2012

The Night Before Halloween By Natasha Wing; [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

11.07.2012

Swamp Angel By Anne Isaacs; illustrated by [...] read full post ->

too tall houses

A Cautionary Fable of Friendship

11.16.2012

Too Tall Houses By Gianna Marino   Welcome [...] read full post ->

moose

A Witty and Whimsically Wise Picture Book

11.26.2012

This Moose Belongs to Me By Oliver Jeffers   [...] read full post ->

i-know-an-old-lady-who-swallowed-a-pie

The time for the Thanksgiving read aloud is now!

11.20.2012

I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie By [...] read full post ->

mousekin

Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

11.21.2012

Mousekin’s Thanksgiving By Edna Miller [...] read full post ->

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A colorful and authentic peek into early life at Plimoth

11.14.2016

One Little, Two Little, Three Little Pilgrims [...] read full post ->

birds of beth

A Bird’s Eye View of Christmas

12.17.2012

The Birds of Bethlehem By Tomie dePaola [...] read full post ->

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A Holiday Treat and Treasure Hunt

12.19.2012

Christmastime By Alison Jay   For those [...] read full post ->

snow

Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

01.02.2013

Snow By Uri Shulevitz If you’ve seen the [...] read full post ->

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Happy 75th Birthday Caldecott Medal!

01.10.2013

The Coveted and Classic Caldecott Medal [...] read full post ->

pussinboots

A Classic Tale Reimagined

01.25.2013

“Puss in Boots” By Jerry Pinkney Fairy [...] read full post ->

officer buckle

Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic: Celebrating 75 Years of the Caldecott

01.16.2013

Officer Buckle and Gloria By Peggy Rathmann [...] read full post ->

BACK OF THE BUS

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

01.15.2016

Back of the Bus By Aaron Reynolds, [...] read full post ->

madelines-rescue

Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Caldecott on Way Back Wednesday

01.30.2013

Madeline’s Rescue By Ludwig Bemelmans [...] read full post ->

rabbits snow dance

Patience Is a Virtue!

02.04.2013

Rabbit’s Snow Dance As told by James and [...] read full post ->

17 kings

A Tongue-Twisting Voyage!

03.04.2013

17 Kings and 42 Elephants By Margaret Mahy; [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic: Celebrating 75 Years of the Caldecott

02.06.2013

Animals of the Bible By Dorothy P. Lathrop, [...] read full post ->

who will see their shadows

The Groundhog’s Special Day Is Around the Corner!

01.25.2016

Who Will See Their Shadows This Year? By [...] read full post ->

lovesYouMrHatch

Happy Valentine’s Day from The Snuggery!

02.14.2013

Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch By Eileen [...] read full post ->

pecan pie baby

A Realistic Look at a Growing Family

03.01.2013

Pecan Pie Baby By Jacqueline Woodson, [...] read full post ->

snowflake bentley

A Snowy Book for a Snowy Winter!

02.19.2014

Snowflake Bentley By Jacqueline Briggs [...] read full post ->

patrick

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

03.15.2013

Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland By Tomie de [...] read full post ->

miss maple

Take care, my little ones, for the world is big and you are small!

03.18.2013

Miss Maple’s Seeds Story and Pictures by [...] read full post ->

Happy Passover!

03.22.2013

Happy Easter!

03.29.2013

Sharing Is Caring!

08.07.2013

country

Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

03.27.2013

The Country Bunny And The Little Golden Shoes [...] read full post ->

humpty-climbs-again

Egg On Poetry With David Horowitz!

04.11.2013

Humpty Dumpty Climbs Again By David Horowitz [...] read full post ->

deep deep puddle

You Can COUNT On This Book!

04.26.2013

The Deep, Deep Puddle By Mary Jessie Parker; [...] read full post ->

library lil

Celebrate National Library Week!

04.16.2013

Library Lil By Suzanne Williams, [...] read full post ->

Dream_Friends

A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes

04.29.2013

Dream Friends Story and Art by You Byun [...] read full post ->

Otis and the Puppy

Confronting One’s Fears with a Pal by Your Side!

05.06.2013

Otis and the Puppy By Loren Long   If [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday: Celebrating 75 Years of Caldecott Medals

05.08.2013

The Little Island By Margaret Wise Brown, [...] read full post ->

Duckling x 2

Double Ducks to Celebrate Mom on Her Day

05.10.2013

Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey [...] read full post ->

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High Tea with a Dinosaur

05.13.2013

Tea Rex By Molly Idle   There are [...] read full post ->

my lucky birthday

A Party with a Twist!

05.20.2013

My Lucky Birthday By Keiko Kasza   Who [...] read full post ->

TruckStop

For the truck lovers everywhere!

05.23.2013

Truck Stop By Anne Rockwell, illustrated by [...] read full post ->

time out for sophie

Tackling the Terrible Twos

06.03.2013

Time-Out for Sophie By Rosemary Wells   [...] read full post ->

bella

Following (and setting!) the rules

05.27.2013

Bella’s Rules by Elissa Haden Guest [...] read full post ->

glasswings

Making a difference in the world

05.30.2013

Glasswings A Butterfly’s Story By Elisa [...] read full post ->

ollie and claire

Do You Like Pina Coladas?

06.07.2013

Ollie and Claire By Tiffany Strelitz Haber, [...] read full post ->

why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears

Celebrating 75 Years of the Caldecott Medal

08.16.2013

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears By [...] read full post ->

crayons quit

A Colorful Home Run

06.27.2013

The Day the Crayons Quit By Drew Daywalt; [...] read full post ->

henrys map

A Place for Everything and Everything in Its Place

06.17.2013

Henry’s Map By David Elliot   My mom [...] read full post ->

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Happy Father’s Day, With a Special Tip of the Hat to Grandfathers

06.14.2013

From comments left on The Snuggery from a web [...] read full post ->

big-octopus-alone

Is there a difference between being alone and being lonely?

06.21.2013

Octopus Alone By Divya Srinivasan   [...] read full post ->

swimmy

Way Back Wednesday: Celebrating 75 Years of Caldecott Award Winners

06.19.2013

Swimmy By Leo Lionni   Today the Snuggery is [...] read full post ->

fish and snail

A Daring Jump into a New Book

06.25.2013

The Story of Fish and Snail By Deborah [...] read full post ->

caterina

Meet the New Bird in Town!

07.01.2013

Caterina and the Perfect Party By Erin Eitter [...] read full post ->

america-the-beautiful2

Happy July 4th!

07.03.2013

America the Beautiful: Together We Stand By [...] read full post ->

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Picture Books and the Intellectual Foundation They Provide

08.29.2013

Thoughts on the Remaining Days of Summer [...] read full post ->

Pict Bk of Jewish Holidays

Get Ready for Rosh Hashanah!

09.05.2013

A Picture Book of Jewish Holidays By David A. [...] read full post ->

froggy goes to school

Set Aside Back-to-School Fears with Froggy!

09.09.2013

Froggy Goes to School By Jonathan London; [...] read full post ->

A Video Read-Aloud!

08.24.2015

caldy group

Way Back Wednesday: The Canon of Picture Books

09.18.2013

Walking Down Corridors with the Caldecott [...] read full post ->

26 pirates

Ahoy Mateys!

10.03.2013

Twenty-Six Pirates By Dave Horowitz   In [...] read full post ->

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The Noblest of Virtues: PATIENCE!

10.14.2013

This Monster Cannot Wait! By Bethany Barton [...] read full post ->

hey_al

Way Back Wednesday: Caldecott Celebration!

10.09.2013

Hey, Al By Arthur Yorinks; pictures by [...] read full post ->

strega does it again

Long live Tomie Anthony de Paola and his beloved Strega Nona!

10.07.2013

Strega Nona Does It Again! By Tomie de Paola [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday: The Doctor is in!

10.16.2013

Oh, the Places You’ll Go! By Dr. Seuss [...] read full post ->

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Chook Chook Chook!

10.21.2013

Ol’ Mama Squirrel By David Ezra Stein   [...] read full post ->

little burro

A Sweet and Special Story of the Southwest

10.24.2013

Little Burro By Jim Arnosky   One of the [...] read full post ->

runaway mummu

A Spooky Spoof for Halloween!

10.30.2013

The Runaway Mummy: A Petrifying Parody By [...] read full post ->

Inch_by_inch

Way Back Wednesday: Celebrating 75 Years of the Caldecott Medal

11.06.2013

Inch by Inch By Leo Lionni   We have had our [...] read full post ->

ten-orange-pumpkins

I’m Counting on These Pumpkins!

11.01.2013

Ten Orange Pumpkins: A Counting Book By [...] read full post ->

bully goat

Don’t think twice–play nice!

11.14.2013

Llama Llama and the Bully Goat By Anna [...] read full post ->

thanksgivukkah

Celebrate Thanksgiving and Hanukkah Together!

11.18.2013

“Thanksgivukkah?”     I read an [...] read full post ->

Sophie

A Squash is a Kid’s Best Friend

11.20.2013

Sophie’s Squash By Pat Zietlow and Anne [...] read full post ->

five-silly-turkeys

Counting on Thanksgiving!

11.22.2013

Five Silly Turkeys By Salina Yoon   Kids [...] read full post ->

driedel

Hanukkah Is Around the Corner!

11.25.2013

This is the Dreidel By Abby Levine; [...] read full post ->

babar

Way Back Wednesday: We Love BABAR!

12.04.2013

The Story of Babar the Little Elephant By [...] read full post ->

Jake and the Kids

Guest Blog Post from a Dad and a Bookstore Owner!

12.06.2013

Begin Reading with Your Child Today by Jake [...] read full post ->

zolotow

An Extraordinary Author, Editor, Publisher and Educator

12.09.2013

A Classic Lives Forever in the Hands of its [...] read full post ->

xmas tree made of books

Memories Are the True Gift of the Season

12.16.2013

Create a Holiday Picture Book Time Capsule [...] read full post ->

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The Spirit of Grand Central Station

12.02.2013

Next Stop Grand Central By Maira Kalman   [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

12.11.2013

The Beautiful Christmas Tree By Charlotte [...] read full post ->

friendly-beasts

Way Back Wednesday Holiday Classic

12.18.2013

The Friendly Beasts An Old English Christmas [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

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The Joy of Discovery

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Owl Moon By Jane Yolen; illustrated by John [...] read full post ->

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The Buck Stops Here: The Presidents of the [...] read full post ->

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African American History Month–Then and Now

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In the Words of an American Hero

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Every Reality Starts with a Dream!

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A Dance Like Starlight: One Ballerina’s [...] read full post ->

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Jan Brett [...] read full post ->

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A Pocket for Corduroy By Don Freeman   [...] read full post ->

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Calling All Little Helpers!

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Sprout Helps Out By Rosie Winstead     [...] read full post ->

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day from The Snuggery!

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Tim O’Toole and the Wee Folk An Irish Tale [...] read full post ->

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Sister Anne’s Hands By Marybeth Lorbiecki; [...] read full post ->

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Celebrate Poetry Month in April!

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Little Poems for Tiny Ears Poems by Lin [...] read full post ->

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Batter Up…Baseball Is Here!

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Knuckleball Ned By R. A. Dickey with Michael [...] read full post ->

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Celebrate Earth Day Next Week with MAPLE!

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Maple By Lori Nichols   Recently I was [...] read full post ->

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The Easter Story By Brian Wildsmith   [...] read full post ->

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A Literary Springtime Classic

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The Golden Egg Book By Margaret Wise Brown; [...] read full post ->

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Meet Llama Llama’s Best Friend Nelly Gnu!

04.28.2014

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A Whale of a Parenting Tale

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Following Papa’s Song By Gianna Marino [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic: Lentil by Robert McCloskey

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Lentil By Robert McCloskey   Yes, it’s [...] read full post ->

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Even gorillas need moms: A Mother’s Day tribute!

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The Great Outdoors are DINO-mite!

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Camp Rex By Molly Idle   Parents of [...] read full post ->

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The age-old question: Where do babies come from?

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The Baby Tree By Sophie Blackall   The [...] read full post ->

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Knit Your Bit: A World War I Story By [...] read full post ->

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Happy Father’s Day from the Snuggery!

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How to Cheer Up Dad By Fred Koehler   [...] read full post ->

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06.25.2014

Bambino the Clown by George Schreiber   [...] read full post ->

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The Ultimate Summertime Food!

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Hot Diggity Dog: The History of the Hot Dog [...] read full post ->

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The ABCs for the Rambunctious Set!

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M is for Mischief: An A to Z of Naughty [...] read full post ->

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A Picture Book Like You’ve Never Seen!

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The Book With No Pictures by BJ Novak   [...] read full post ->

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Oliver Jeffers At His Finest

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The Tasha Tudor Book of Fairy Tales   [...] read full post ->

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Alphabetical Order?

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Al Pha’s Bet By Amy Krouse Rosenthal; [...] read full post ->

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A True Friend Indeed

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Another Gem from Patricia Polacco!

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Mr. Wayne’s Masterpiece By Patricia Polacco [...] read full post ->

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L’shanah Tovah and a Good Year to You!

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New Year at the Pier: A Rosh Hashanah Story [...] read full post ->

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Pumpkin Moonshine By Tasha Tudor   [...] read full post ->

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Ladybug Girl and the Dress-up Dilemma By [...] read full post ->

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Pay Attention to Kindness!

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A Dream of a Better Life

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Way Back Wednesday Halloween Edition!

10.29.2014

Scary, Scary Halloween By Eve Bunting; [...] read full post ->

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Plug into Your Family!

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Teach Our Children the Importance of Our Freedoms

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Millions of Cats By Wanda Gag   One of [...] read full post ->

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The Perfect Picture Book for Thanksgiving Prep!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Too Many Turkeys By Linda White; illustrated [...] read full post ->

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A Trip to the Grandparents Is More Than What Is Expected!

12.01.2014

I Wanna Go Home By Karen Kaufman Orloff and [...] read full post ->

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Celebrate Thanksgiving with a Picture Book And Not a Pocketbook

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Thanksgiving Is a Time of Giving Thanks [...] read full post ->

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Meet Two Delightfully Serious Weimaraners

12.11.2014

Flo And Wendall Explore By William Wendell [...] read full post ->

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It Wouldn’t Be Christmas Without a New Jan Brett Picture Book!

12.18.2014

The Animals’ Santa By Jan Brett   [...] read full post ->

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Teaching Tolerance This Holiday Season

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The Christmas Menorahs: How a Town Fought [...] read full post ->

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A Christmas Memory By Truman Capote   If [...] read full post ->

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‘Twas the Night Before…

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‘Twas Nochebuena: A Christmas Story in [...] read full post ->

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Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas By Russell [...] read full post ->

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Rush to make memories this holiday season

12.17.2014

A Time for Rushing and Remembering   The [...] read full post ->

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Pure Spirits of Love and Peace

12.22.2014

Snowflakes Fall By Patricia MacLachlan and [...] read full post ->

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The Endless Discovery of Childhood

12.19.2014

The Mouse Mansion By Karina Schaapman   [...] read full post ->

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It’s Better to Give Than…

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Here Comes Santa Cat By Deborah Underwood; [...] read full post ->

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A Peek into a Christmas Tree Farm

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Christmas Tree Farm By Ann Purmell; [...] read full post ->

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Find Your Perfect Star

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Hopper and Wilson Fetch a Star By Maria van [...] read full post ->

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The Gorilla in the Room

01.12.2015

No Fits, Nilson! By Zachariah Ohora   [...] read full post ->

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When Everybody Wore a Hat By William Steig   [...] read full post ->

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Pinkerton, Behave! By Stephen Kellogg   [...] read full post ->

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An Innovator of Brand and Style

01.28.2015

Different Like Coco By Elizabeth Matthews   [...] read full post ->

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6 More Weeks of Winter?

02.02.2015

Geoffrey Groundhog Predicts the Weather By [...] read full post ->

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Chanticleer and the Fox By Barbara Cooney [...] read full post ->

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Celebrate Black History Month with Music!

02.09.2015

Jazz Age Josephine By Jonah Winter; [...] read full post ->

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The Real St. Valentine!

02.12.2015

Saint Valentine By Ann Tompert; [...] read full post ->

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Who Was Our First President?

02.19.2015

A Picture Book of George Washington By David [...] read full post ->

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Look No Further for a Real Role Model

02.23.2015

Firebird By Misty Copeland; illustrations by [...] read full post ->

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Let’s Honor Mr. Washington!

02.16.2015

Dear Mr. Washington By Lynn Cullen; pictures [...] read full post ->

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Love – so simple, so complex and so wonderful

02.13.2015

There’s This Thing By Connah Brecon   [...] read full post ->

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Llama Llama!

02.14.2015

Llama Llama I Love You By Anna Dewdney   [...] read full post ->

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Jackie Robinson Led By Example

02.26.2015

I Am Jackie Robinson By Brad Meltzer; [...] read full post ->

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Be Thankful for Friendship!

03.02.2015

Ten Thank-You Letters By Daniel Kirk   [...] read full post ->

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Kisses to all the small Ellas out there!

03.05.2015

Ella By Mallory Kasdan; illustrated by Marcos [...] read full post ->

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Professional Snoozers Unite!

03.09.2015

Snoozefest By Samantha Berger; illustrated by [...] read full post ->

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Things do keep changing…

03.12.2015

Where Bear? By Sophy Henn   I’m [...] read full post ->

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04.15.2015

A Day’s Work By Eve Bunting; illustrated by [...] read full post ->

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All things wild and wonderful….

03.23.2015

Something About a Bear By Jackie Morris [...] read full post ->

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A Small Gem

04.20.2015

Fog Island By Tomi Ungerer   How’s [...] read full post ->

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03.25.2015

Hansel and Gretel By The Brothers Grimm; [...] read full post ->

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

03.17.2016

St. Patrick’s Day in the Morning By Eve [...] read full post ->

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Irish Stories for St. Patrick’s Day

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic: Passover Edition

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Mrs. Katz and Tush By Patricia Polacco   [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic: Easter Edition

04.01.2015

The Easter Bunny That Overslept By Priscilla [...] read full post ->

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The Holiday and the Holyday

03.31.2015

The Story Of Easter By Aileen Fisher; [...] read full post ->

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Easter is on its way!

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Betty Bunny Loves Easter By Michael B. [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic for SPRING!

05.06.2015

A Prayer in Spring Robert Frost and Grandma [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic: Spring Poetry!

04.29.2015

The Springs of Joy Tasha Tudor     [...] read full post ->

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Plant a seed of kindness

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If You Plant a Seed By Kadir Nelson   My [...] read full post ->

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Celebrating the Calling and Commitment that Is Motherhood

05.07.2015

Bunny Roo, I Love You By Melissa Marr, [...] read full post ->

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A Gift for Mom

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Once Upon A Cloud By Claire Keane   What to [...] read full post ->

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Memorial Day is on its way!

05.27.2016

The Poppy Lady: Moina Belle Michael and Her [...] read full post ->

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How to Build a Child’s Self-Esteem

05.19.2015

Selfus Esteemus Personalitus Low By Leon Goss [...] read full post ->

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The Power of Positivity in Imagination

05.26.2015

Henry’s Stars By David Elliot   [...] read full post ->

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A Dog Gone Good Story!

06.01.2015

It’s Only Stanley By Jon Agee     [...] read full post ->

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06.10.2015

Granpa By John Burningham As Father’s Day [...] read full post ->

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Father’s Day is around the corner!

06.18.2015

Tad and Dad Words and pictures by David Ezra [...] read full post ->

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Enjoy the Summer!

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Caterina and the Best Beach Day By Erin [...] read full post ->

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Take the time to enjoy your community

08.23.2016

Last Stop on Market Street Words by Matt de [...] read full post ->

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Meet Smick!

06.08.2015

Smick By Doreen Cronin; illustrated by Juana [...] read full post ->

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Hit the Kitchen with Roald Dahl

06.15.2015

Roald Dahl’s Revolting Recipes illustrated [...] read full post ->

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Take a journey and BE in the world!

06.22.2015

Instructions By Neil Gaiman; illustrated by [...] read full post ->

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What does peace mean for our children?

05.27.2015

Peace is an Offering Words by Annette LeBox, [...] read full post ->

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Whooooo Loves Poetry?

06.25.2015

Otto the Owl Who Loved Poetry By Vern Kousky [...] read full post ->

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A Perfect Game of a Picture Book

06.29.2015

Growing Up Pedro By Matt Tavares   Baseball [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

07.01.2015

Little Red Riding Hood retold and illustrated [...] read full post ->

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Life is blessed by the people that pass our way

06.04.2015

Nana Upstairs and Nana Downstairs By Tomie de [...] read full post ->

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Find Beauty in Nature

08.16.2016

Daylight Starlight Wildlife By Wendell Minor [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

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Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography [...] read full post ->

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Who’s Afraid of Spiders?

08.09.2016

I’m Trying To Love Spiders By Bethany [...] read full post ->

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A Story That’s Worth the Ride!

09.01.2015

Surfer of the Century By Ellie Crow; [...] read full post ->

Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic: Alice in Wonderland

09.16.2015

 “All in the Golden Afternoon” with [...] read full post ->

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Take a Moment to Reflect

09.14.2015

Days of Awe: Stories for Rosh Hashanah and [...] read full post ->

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Another Crayon Book Is Here!

09.21.2015

The Day the Crayons Came Home By Drew Daywalt [...] read full post ->

Oh Say Can You See!

09.24.2015

National Anthem Picture Books   Strange [...] read full post ->

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Friendship Trumps All!

09.28.2015

Ladybug Girl and the Best Ever Playdate By [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

09.30.2015

Hot Air: The (Mostly True) Story of the First [...] read full post ->

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Banned Book Week Is Here!

09.29.2015

Observing Banned Book Week with “The [...] read full post ->

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It’s BEYOND! Kiss, Kiss!

10.05.2015

Mitford at the Fashion Zoo By Donald [...] read full post ->

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A Calming and Reassuring Read-Aloud

10.08.2015

Day is Done Peter Yarrow; illustrated by [...] read full post ->

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A Reassuring Story from Anna Dewdney

10.12.2015

Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa By Anna Dewdney [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

10.14.2015

A Woggle of Witches By Adrienne Adams [...] read full post ->

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Even Witches Need a Day of Beauty!

10.19.2015

Boo-La-La: Witch Spa By Samantha Berger; [...] read full post ->

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Go on a Pumpkin Hunt Today!

10.22.2015

Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin, Pie from the National [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

10.28.2015

April’s Kitten By Clare Turlay Newberry [...] read full post ->

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An Aesop Classic with a Meaningful Message!

11.05.2015

The Grasshopper & the Ants By Jerry [...] read full post ->

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10.21.2015

Halloween is… By Gail Gibbons Kirkus [...] read full post ->

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Don’t Fear Differences…Celebrate Them!

10.26.2015

The Graves Family By Patricia Polacco   [...] read full post ->

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Paul Bunyan : A Tall Tale retold and [...] read full post ->

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Johnny Appleseed: A Folk Hero Who’s Legacy Lives with Us Today!

10.10.2016

Johnny Appleseed: A Poem by Reeve Lindbergh; [...] read full post ->

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What Does Thanksgiving Mean to You?

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Thanksgiving is… By Gail Gibbons   [...] read full post ->

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A Golden Anniversary

11.30.2015

Happy 50th Anniversary  to “A Charlie [...] read full post ->

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The BEAR Essentials!

12.16.2015

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Christmas Classic

12.09.2015

Christmas in the Barn By Margaret Wise Brown; [...] read full post ->

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Go on a Gratitude Mission with Gingerbread Man!

12.17.2015

The Gingerbread Man Loose at Christmas By [...] read full post ->

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Christmas – about “Believing” and “Remembering”

12.03.2015

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

12.02.2015

The Baker’s Dozen: A Saint Nicholas Tale [...] read full post ->

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A Mouse-Sized Christmas

12.23.2015

Merry Christmas Mr. Mouse Caralyn Buehner and [...] read full post ->

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Christmas Counting Fun!

12.14.2015

The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s Christmas 1 2 [...] read full post ->

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A Hanukkah Holiday that Celebrates Family

12.07.2015

The Night Before Hanukkah By Natasha Wing; [...] read full post ->

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An Interfaith Look at the Holidays

12.08.2015

Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein By [...] read full post ->

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A Real Norwegian Christmas Story: Part 1

12.15.2015

The Christmas Wish Story by Lori Evert [...] read full post ->

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Happy Hanukkah to All!

12.10.2015

The Story of Hanukkah by David Adler; [...] read full post ->

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A Real Norwegian Christmas Story: Part 2

12.21.2015

“The Reindeer Wish” and “The Tiny [...] read full post ->

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A Season for Hope

12.24.2015

The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey By [...] read full post ->

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What’s the WORD this holiday season?

12.18.2015

Noah Webster & His Words Jeri Chase [...] read full post ->

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Calling All Wordsmiths!

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Yertle the Turtle By Dr. Seuss   Guess [...] read full post ->

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A Tale of Two Trees

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Little Tree By Loren Long     Loren [...] read full post ->

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02.03.2016

Cinderella or The Little Glass Slipper [...] read full post ->

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Cat and Liz’s Book Snuggery!

02.11.2016

Here Comes Valentine Cat By Deborah [...] read full post ->

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A Salty Bear Tale

02.15.2016

Three Bears in a Boat By David Soman   [...] read full post ->

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Teaching Kids about Letting Go

02.18.2016

Always Remember By Cece Meng; illustrated by [...] read full post ->

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Our Colorful World

02.22.2016

Colors for Zena By Monica Wellington   [...] read full post ->

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A Stamp of Approval

02.25.2016

The Jolly Postman or Other People’s Letters [...] read full post ->

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Overcoming the Fear of……

02.29.2016

Let’s Go, Hugo! By Angela Dominguez   [...] read full post ->

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Nature Lovers Rejoice!

03.03.2016

Curious Critters By David FitzSimmons   [...] read full post ->

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Exploration and Inquisition

03.07.2016

I Hatched! By Jill Esbaum; pictures by Jen [...] read full post ->

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Six Thumbs Up for this Picture Book

03.10.2016

Pest in Show: The Buzz of Broadway Music and [...] read full post ->

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The Difference Between Wants and Needs

03.14.2016

The Quiltmaker’s Gift By Jeff Brumbeau; [...] read full post ->

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Competition and Character

02.24.2016

Olympig!: The Triumphant Story of an [...] read full post ->

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What happened to pretend?

03.28.2016

Toys for Tots   When I read a recent [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

03.30.2016

The Big Snow By Berta and Elmer Hader   [...] read full post ->

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Easter Is On Its Way

03.21.2016

Petook : An Easter Story By Caryll [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Easter Classic

03.23.2016

The Egg Tree By Katherine Milhous   This [...] read full post ->

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Another Classic for Easter

03.25.2016

A Tale for Easter By Tasha Tudor   [...] read full post ->

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Major Praise for this Easter Title

03.22.2016

Easter By Jan Pienkowski     This [...] read full post ->

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Another Fantastic Night Before…

03.24.2016

The Night Before Easter By Natasha Wing; [...] read full post ->

Poetry Month

Poetry Month Is Upon Us!

04.04.2016

A Visit to William Blake’s Inn: Poems for [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

04.06.2016

It Could Always Be Worse Margot Zemach   [...] read full post ->

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30 Ways to Celebrate Poetry Month This April

04.11.2016

It’s the 20th Annual National Poetry [...] read full post ->

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What is Poetry?

04.14.2016

Daniel Finds a Poem by Micha Archer   [...] read full post ->

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A Personal Passover

04.22.2016

The Longest Night: A Passover Story By Laurel [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

04.27.2016

Ride a Purple Pelican Rhymes by Jack [...] read full post ->

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One More Post for Poetry Month

04.25.2016

Forget-Me-Nots : Poems to Learn by Heart [...] read full post ->

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As Poetry Month Closes…One More for the Grandparents!

04.29.2016

Great Poems for Grandchildren Edited by [...] read full post ->

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Happy Passover!

04.26.2016

The Story Of Passover By David A. Adler; [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

05.04.2016

Berlioz the Bear By Jan Brett   Is there [...] read full post ->

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Getting Ready to Honor Memorial Day

05.23.2016

Bill Mauldin:  Everyman Cartoonist and [...] read full post ->

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Honor a Teacher This Week!

05.03.2016

Two Books for Teacher Appreciation Week [...] read full post ->

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Happy Mother’s Day!

05.06.2016

Are You My Mother? By P.D. Eastman   [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

05.18.2016

The Carrot Seed Story by Ruth Krauss; [...] read full post ->

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Celebrate the Cupcake Craze!

06.02.2016

Happy Birthday, Cupcake! By Terry Border [...] read full post ->

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A Classic Reborn!

05.31.2016

Bunny Hopwell’s First Spring Story by Jean [...] read full post ->

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Honoring Memorial Day

05.26.2016

Holidays, Festivals and Celebrations: [...] read full post ->

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Accepting Change and Embracing New Experiences

06.06.2016

Nana in the City By Lauren Castillo   [...] read full post ->

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Being the Best You Can Be

06.09.2016

Bernice Gets Carried Away By Hannah E. [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

06.15.2016

The Too Little Fire Engine Story and pictures [...] read full post ->

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Never Stop Questioning…

06.13.2016

On a Beam Of Light: A Story of Albert [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

06.22.2016

Little Bear By Elsie Holmelund Minarik; [...] read full post ->

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A Life Aquatic

06.20.2016

Manfish: A Story Of Jacques Cousteau By [...] read full post ->

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Let’s Get Reading!

06.27.2016

Reading is Important…Even in the Summer [...] read full post ->

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Are YOU Afraid of the Dark?

07.05.2016

Night Animals by Gianna Marino   In [...] read full post ->

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A Mix of Illustration and Photography!

07.07.2016

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale by Mo [...] read full post ->

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A Moon Dance for Everyone

07.12.2016

The Moon is Going To Addy’s House by Ida [...] read full post ->

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Summer’s Out, School’s In!

08.30.2016

Mary and Her Little Lamb; The True Story of [...] read full post ->

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Reading Starts With The ABCs

09.16.2016

As the new school year commences, what better [...] read full post ->

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I Love Lucy celebrates 65 year anniversary

10.21.2016

October 15, 1961 – Debut of the “I [...] read full post ->

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“It’s Halloween Night. The moon is out. The pumpkins are aglow.”

10.31.2016

Halloween ABC by Sarah Albee; illustrations [...] read full post ->

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Go on a Gratitude Mission with Gingerbread Man!

12.06.2016

The Gingerbread Man Loose at Christmas By [...] read full post ->

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Holiday Read-Aloud: A Small Miracle

12.12.2016

Holiday Read-Aloud: A Small Miracle

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There’s an Undercover Operation at the North Pole!

12.16.2016

North Pole Ninjas, Mission: Christmas by [...] read full post ->

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Holiday Read-Aloud: Annie and the Wild Animals by Jan Brett

12.19.2016

Holiday Read-Aloud: Annie and the Wild Animals

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Essential Classic Nativity Picture Book

12.25.2016

Christmas in the Barn By Margaret Wise Brown; [...] read full post ->

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Combining Holiday and History

12.26.2016

Hanukkah At Valley Forge By Stephen Krensky, [...] read full post ->

dearsanta

An inter-faith look at two holidays that coincide in a child’s heart.

12.29.2016

Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein By [...] read full post ->

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A Series of Candles Lit in Windows Can Erase the Darkness…of Intolerance

12.28.2016

The Christmas Menorahs: How a Town Fought [...] read full post ->

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Hope sometimes comes in silver packages at Christmas

12.30.2016

Silver Packages : An Appalachian Christmas [...] read full post ->

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We Stand on the Shoulders of Those Who Came Before!

01.03.2017

Peppe the Lamplighter by Elisa Bartone; [...] read full post ->

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Enter the Chinese Year of the Rooster with a Great Picture Book!

01.05.2017

Dragon Dance: A Chinese New Year Lift the [...] read full post ->

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Let Nothing Deter You in Life!

01.09.2017

Brave Irene By William Steig The howling [...] read full post ->

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Peter’s Red Snow Suit Still Fits Picture Book Readers Today!

01.25.2017

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Sometimes One Has To Sit Down To Stand Up For What’s Right

02.01.2017

  I Am Rosa Parks By Rosa Parks With Jim [...] read full post ->

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A Satisfying Picture Book Penchant For Pandas.

02.03.2017

When Panda Came to Our House By Helen Zane [...] read full post ->

Freedom

A Compass For Fairness

02.20.2017

Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins [...] read full post ->

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Way Back Wednesday: Tikki Tikki Tembo

02.22.2017

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Celebrate Women’s History Month 2017 With Great Picture Books

03.09.2017

The Art of Miss Chew By Patricia Polacco [...] read full post ->

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How to Fool a Leprechaun is Easy…..If You’ve Got the Luck of the Irish!

03.15.2017

Too Many Leprechauns: Or How That Pot O’ [...] read full post ->

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Happy St Patrick’s Day from the Snuggery

03.17.2017

Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland By Tomie de [...] read full post ->

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National Poetry Month – Begin it with Something for Tiny Ears

03.27.2017

Little Poems for Tiny Ears Poems by Lin [...] read full post ->

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Mother Goose with Wit and Whimsy

04.04.2017

My Mother Goose : A Collection of Favorite [...] read full post ->