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Booktube Bites: Jimmy Kimmel's Book Club - The Giving Tree

Booktube Bites is a weekly segment in which I spotlight cool bookish videos on the internet. I will discuss some entertaining videos and Booktubers which you can check out. 253 more words

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The Giving Tree

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August 18th 2015

Story that Changed my Life

As a child, I grew up in the generation of Shel Silverstein books. I recall sitting down with the other kids during reading time and listening to many of his whimsical poem-like stories. 257 more words

Swan Lake Playtime

I sat watching the sunlight create sparkling diamonds on the surface of Swan Lake. It was hypnotic, especially when coupled with the mountains lying underneath the velvet brocade cover of evergreen trees on the other side. 593 more words

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A Kindergarten Teacher Mistakenly Showed This 'Giving Tree' Video, And Hoo Boy, What A Mistake

Let’s have a show of hands for those who cried (at least once) while reading Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree. C’mon, be honest now. A kindergarten teacher left her students crying in a different way after she failed to screen this video, which she assumed was a straightforward reading of the book. 295 more words

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The giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

This is part of the Besides the Bible 100 books list series.  For more info see that page.

I greatly enjoy when a list of books that has some ridiculously long and hard ones has some good light reads in it.   202 more words

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