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Books for Kids: A little girl, her suitcase, and Jamie Lee Curtis

This Is Me, the 11th volume in a highly successful series of picture books by Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell, tackles a subject that is of particular interest these days: immigration. 528 more words


Slowing Down as a Family

When my daughters and I snuggled on the couch this week to read Quiet in the Garden by Aliki, it reminded me of the importance of slowing down as a family. 602 more words


Leave Me Alone!

Sometimes even grandmothers get fed up.

Leave Me Alone is a 2016 Roaring Book Press publication, written and illustrated by Vera Brosgol.

Winter is coming for an old woman and her many, many grandchildren. 277 more words

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Elin's Air

Rehearsals are under way, although the costumes are only partial, the props temporary and the stage still full of instruments. But, it’s happening!! We’re getting ready for the big official launch of Elin’s Air.

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rescuing the innocent...stories from the Holocaust for ages 6-14

Easily the most common focus in children’s literature about WWII, The Holocaust is an urgent, yet difficult historical event to present to young children.

Today’s titles suit a variety of ages and emphasize the bravery of those who stood with the Jewish people at the risk of their own lives. 1,196 more words


Book review: The Magician's Tower, by Shawn Thomas Odyssey

Odyssey, Shawn Thomas. The Magician’s Tower. (Oona Crate Mystery, #2) Egmont, 2013. $7.99. ISBN 978-1-60684-425-0. 293 pages. Ages 7-12. P9Q8

This is the sequel to the Agatha and Edgar nominated… 185 more words

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Book review: Poppy the Pirate Dog and the Missing Treasure, by Liz Kessler, illustrated by Mike Phillips

Kessler, Liz. Poppy the Pirate Dog and the Missing Treasure. Ill. Mike Phillips. (Poppy the Pirate Dog, #3)  Candlewick Press, 2014. $3.99. ISBN 978-0-7636-8772-4. 58 pages. 67 more words

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