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Review: Rechenka's Eggs

Few author-illustrators can render folk tales with as much love as Patricia Polacco. I could go on and on about her wonderful tributes to heritage and family, but with Easter coming it is her classic  335 more words


Top 5 Wednesday: Children's Books to Read as an Adult

Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly meme from Goodreads, created by Lainey from Gingerreadslainey and now moderated by Sam from ThoughtsOnTomes. I am actually using last week’s prompt (don’t arrest me T5W police!) about children’s books that adults should read. 992 more words

March 6 - It's Irish-American Heritage Month

About the Holiday

First celebrated in 1991, Irish-American Heritage Month commemorates the many contributions of Irish immigrants in America’s early days and the continuing influence Irish-Americans have on the arts, politics, sports, business, education, and all areas of American culture. 756 more words

Picture Book Review

9 Favorite Children's Christmas Books To Warm You Up

I keep reading about families who celebrate a fun December reading tradition where the parents wrap 24 children’s books about Christmas and have the children unwrap one and read it together each night until the evening of December 24th.  955 more words

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Composing A Life Of Compassion

“You were born with the power to change others,” said children’s author and illustrator Patricia Polacco. “You change people by the way you treat them. That is what changes the human heart.” To approach one’s life as a way to change others through acts of kindness, love and compassion is offering is ultimately about changing ourselves first. 899 more words

Just Plain Fancy--Patricia Polacco part 7

I haven’t shared about Patricia Polacco’s books in awhile–not because I’ve given up on them, but because I just haven’t brought any home for awhile. I had my big book bag ready to go for the long Easter weekend and forgot all about it! 349 more words

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