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March 7 - It's International Mirth Month

About the Holiday

Invented by Allen Klein, aka Mr. Jollytologist, International Mirth Month encourages us to find humor during stressful situations. And while there are plenty of those, there are also lots of way to laugh and relieve the strain that’s often part of everyday life. 717 more words

Picture Book Review

Kindergarten Letter Knowledge: Predictor of Future At-Risk Readers

According to Richard Allington’s article What At-Risk Readers Need

“the one-third of entering kindergartners who don’t know all their letter names are likely to become the one-third of 4th graders reading below the basic level.”

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Shared Reading

Eating the Alphabet: Fruits and Vegetables from A to Z

Ehlert, Lois. Eating the Alphabet: Fruits and Vegetables from A to Z. New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1989.

Apple to Zucchini,
come take a look.

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Good Books

Blog Tour Book Review: A is for Adam

Today I’ve got another children’s picture book to review. (Can you tell we read a lot of stories at my house?) This one was the go-to story for my toddler at naptime and bedtime for at least a week. 383 more words

Book Reviews

October 6 - It's National Carry a Tune Week

About the Holiday

Celebrating its 17th year, Carry a Tune Week, sponsored by the Center for American Music Preservation (CAMP), invites everyone to enjoy American music from the past. 811 more words

Picture Book Review

ABC, it's easy as 123

I feel like the 26 letters of the alphabet are some kind of end-all, be-all in the toddler world. Does your child know his alphabet? Does he… 1,094 more words

Children's Books