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05.23.2014

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

Adelaidetheflying

“Adelaide: The Flying Kangaroo” by Tomi Ungerer

03.25.2019

Kangaroos with wings? Bats bored with dark [...] read full post ->

jamieo'rourke

“Jamie O’Rourke and the Pooka” by Tomie de Paola

03.17.2019

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! And what [...] read full post ->

leavesbyezrajackstein

“Margaret Are You Grieving/ Over Goldengrove Unleaving?”

09.13.2019

Leaves by David Ezra Stein Do you remember [...] read full post ->

rottenisland

“Rotten Island” by William Steig

05.28.2019

Every time I think to myself, oh Liz, too [...] read full post ->

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“Snowmen at Halloween” by Caralyn Buehner; pictures by Mark Buehner

10.26.2019

Some years ago, if you remember, it SNOWED on [...] read full post ->

thejuly4thstory

“The 4th Of July Story” by Alice Dalgliesh; illustrations by Marie Nonnast

07.03.2019

If you want to introduce your young readers [...] read full post ->

thestormbook

“The Storm Book” by Charlotte Zolotow; pictures by Margaret Bloy Graham

07.07.2019

Sublime picture books like this one sure can [...] read full post ->

whenpandacametoourhouse

“When Panda Came to Our House” by Helen Zane Jensen

02.21.2019

A friend of mine recently reminded me about [...] read full post ->

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“Winter is Here” by Kevin Henkes; illustrated by Laura Dronzek

03.15.2019

Well, winter is here…technically for a [...] read full post ->

twas

‘Twas the Night Before…

12.24.2014

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

poetry

20th Century Poetry AND a 21st Century Poet with a Great Message

06.12.2017

Poetry, in the 21st century child’s [...] 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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365 Days of Picture Books!

02.10.2014

A Full Year Of Reading the Picture Book One [...] 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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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 Book Report Unlike Any Other

10.28.2011

Negro Leagues All Black Baseball by Emily [...] read full post ->

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A Classic Reborn!

05.31.2016

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

pussinboots

A Classic Tale Reimagined

01.25.2013

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

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A Colorful Home Run

06.27.2013

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

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A Compass for Fairness

02.03.2012

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

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A Compass For Fairness

02.20.2017

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

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A Daring Jump into a New Book

06.25.2013

The Story of Fish and Snail By Deborah [...] 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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A Dog Gone Good Story!

06.01.2015

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

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A Gift for Mom

05.08.2015

Once Upon A Cloud By Claire Keane   What to [...] 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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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 Holiday Treat and Treasure Hunt

12.19.2012

Christmastime By Alison Jay   For those [...] 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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A Literary Springtime Classic

04.15.2014

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

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A Metaphor for Life – Exciting Yet Unpredictable

11.09.2012

The Roller Coaster Kid By Mary Ann Rodman; [...] 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 ->

Chicken Sunday

A Mother’s Day classic by Patricia Polacco

05.06.2011

Chicken Sunday, written and illustrated by [...] 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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A Party with a Twist!

05.20.2013

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

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A Peek into a Christmas Tree Farm

01.05.2015

Christmas Tree Farm By Ann Purmell; [...] 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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A Personal Passover

03.30.2018

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

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A Picture Book Like You’ve Never Seen!

09.30.2014

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

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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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A Poetic Paean to a Great Champion of Poetry for Children – Lee Bennett Hopkins

08.17.2019

Lee Bennett Hopkins recently passed away; but [...] 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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A Real Norwegian Christmas Story: Part 2

12.21.2015

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

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A Realistic Look at a Growing Family

03.01.2013

Pecan Pie Baby By Jacqueline Woodson, [...] 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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A Satisfying Picture Book Penchant For Pandas.

02.03.2017

When Panda Came to Our House By Helen Zane [...] 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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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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A Small Gem

04.20.2015

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

dahl

A Splendiferous Entry to the World of Roald Dahl

09.28.2012

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

runaway mummu

A Spooky Spoof for Halloween!

10.30.2013

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

surfer

A Story That’s Worth the Ride!

09.01.2015

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

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A Sweet Christmas Ride!

12.22.2011

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

little tree

A Tale of Two Trees

02.01.2016

Little Tree By Loren Long     Loren [...] 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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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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A Timeless Story, A Book of Beauty

12.15.2011

The Christmas Story From the gospels of [...] 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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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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A True Friend Indeed

10.03.2014

Otis and the Scarecrow by Loren Long   [...] 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 ->

ballerina

A Young Girl’s Journey to Her Goal

12.03.2012

Becoming A Ballerina: A Nutcracker Story [...] 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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Accepting Change and Embracing New Experiences

06.06.2016

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

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African American History Month Is Upon Us!

02.12.2013

Ellen’s Broom By Kelly Starling Lyons, [...] read full post ->

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African American History Month–Then and Now

02.17.2014

Little Black Sambo and Sam and the Tigers [...] read full post ->

Sweethearts of Rhythm

African American History Month: 1940’s America

02.22.2018

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 ->

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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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Alphabetical Order?

09.22.2014

Al Pha’s Bet By Amy Krouse Rosenthal; [...] 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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An Electrifying Read!

02.08.2016

Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of [...] 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 ->

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An Innovator of Brand and Style

01.28.2015

Different Like Coco By Elizabeth Matthews   [...] 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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An Interfaith Look at the Holidays

12.18.2017

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

AtaleforEaster

Another Classic for Easter

03.25.2016

“A Tale for Easter” By Tasha [...] 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 ->

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Another Fantastic Night Before…

03.24.2016

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

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Another Gem from Patricia Polacco!

10.07.2014

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

April is National Poetry Month!

04.16.2012

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

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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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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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Attention Shoppers!! Poetry Month Continues.

04.29.2019

Poem Depot Aisles of Smiles Poems and [...] read full post ->

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Attention Shoppers: Poetry Month Continues!

04.22.2014

Poem Depot Aisles of Smiles Poems and [...] 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 ->

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 ->

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Back to School Poetry!

09.13.2012

Did You See What I Saw? Poems about School By [...] 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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Be Thankful for Friendship!

03.02.2015

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

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Beatlemania 50 Years Later!

02.07.2014

Who Were the Beatles? By Geoff Edgars   [...] 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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Believe!

12.05.2016

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

nightbeforetgiving

Books to Celebrate Thanksgiving With Your Children

11.18.2011

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

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Calling All Wordsmiths!

01.28.2016

The Boy Who Loved Words By Roni Schooner; [...] read full post ->

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Celebrate Black History Month with Music!

02.28.2018

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

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Celebrate Chinese New Year!

01.24.2012

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

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Celebrate Earth Day on Sunday!

04.20.2012

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

library lil

Celebrate National Library Week!

04.16.2013

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

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Celebrate Presidents Day with a Terrific Picture Book for Young Readers!

02.16.2018

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

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Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week the First Week in May!

04.27.2012

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

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Celebrate Thanksgiving with a Picture Book And Not a Pocketbook

11.23.2016

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

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Celebrate the Brothers Grimm

04.06.2015

Fairy Tales From the Brothers Grimm: A New [...] read full post ->

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Celebrate the Cupcake Craze!

06.02.2016

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

misschew

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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Celebrate Women’s History Month 2012

03.13.2012

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

“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 ->

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Celebrating 75 Years of the Caldecott Medal

08.16.2013

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

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

01.30.2013

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

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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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Christmas – about “Believing” and “Remembering”

12.03.2015

It’s getting to be that time of year again; [...] read full post ->

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Combining History and Holiday

12.16.2014

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

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Combining Holiday and History

12.10.2017

Hanukkah At Valley Forge By Stephen Krensky, [...] 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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Courage, Tenacity and Self-Reliance

11.29.2016

The Bobbin Girl By Emily Arnold McCully [...] read full post ->

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Do You Like Pina Coladas?

06.07.2013

Ollie and Claire By Tiffany Strelitz Haber, [...] 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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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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Dream Something Big

11.18.2016

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

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Each kindness makes the world a better place

10.15.2012

Each Kindness By Jacqueline Woodson, [...] read full post ->

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Earth Day Essential Classic!

04.22.2016

Poetry of Earth Selected and illustrated by [...] 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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Easter is on its way!

03.30.2015

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

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Essential Picture Book Classic: Easter Edition

04.01.2015

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

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

05.09.2014

A Mom for Umande By Maria Faulconer; [...] 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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Exploration and Inquisition

03.07.2016

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

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Falling in Love with Books on Valentine’s Day

02.13.2014

Cupid and Psyche As told by M. Charlotte [...] 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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Fifty Glorious Years of “James and the Giant Peach” by Roald Dahl

09.20.2011

James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl; [...] 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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Find Your Perfect Star

01.08.2015

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

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Fun Facts about Presidents!

10.06.2016

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

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Get Ready for Dia de los Muertos!

10.28.2013

Day of the Dead Activity Book By Karl Jones; [...] read full post ->

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Get Ready for Rosh Hashanah!

09.05.2013

A Picture Book of Jewish Holidays By David A. [...] 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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Getting Ready for President’s Day!

02.15.2013

Just in Time, Abraham Lincoln By Patricia [...] 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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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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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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Go on a Pumpkin Hunt Today!

10.22.2015

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

What Was

Great Nonfiction Chapter Book Series!

09.11.2013

What Was the March on Washington? By Kathleen [...] 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 ->

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Hanukkah Is Around the Corner!

11.25.2013

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

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Happy 75th Birthday Caldecott Medal!

01.10.2013

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

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Happy Belated Birthday George!

02.22.2013

George Washington’s Teeth By Deborah [...] read full post ->

Happy Easter!

03.29.2013

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Happy Father’s Day from the Snuggery!

06.09.2014

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

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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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Happy July 4th!

07.02.2017

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

Happy Passover!

03.22.2013

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Happy Passover!

04.26.2016

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

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Happy Reading and Happy Summer!

07.02.2012

Summer Send Off            Summer! [...] 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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Happy St. Patrick’s Day from The Snuggery!

03.14.2014

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

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

03.15.2013

Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland By Tomie de [...] 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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Happy Thanksgiving!

11.25.2014

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

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

02.14.2018

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

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Happy Valentine’s Day from The Snuggery!

02.14.2013

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