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You Can Lead a Summer Reading Club for Kids

Kids need to read over the summer to maintain their skills.

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Summer Reading, Summer Fun

Summer is here and both you and your children are hooraying over freedom from school assignments. You’ll go camping and swimming. You’ll laze around the house in your jammies. You’ll take a road trip to Grandma and…

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Timeless Message: It’s Okay to Be You

I can’t leave the topic of favorite books for young children without mentioning two oldies carrying a timeless message. As long as there are children, there will be those who struggle to belong. In my day we…

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Two of My Favorite Author/Illustrators for Children

 How do you make sure the illustrations in your book convey exactly what you want them to? Well, you do them yourself. Leo Lionni was born in The Netherlands in 1910 and always knew he wanted to…

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Classic Children’s Books: Too Good to Miss

 I was chatting with a young mom the other day and I mentioned the classic Little Bear books by Else Holmelund Minarik. She hadn’t heard of them and why would she? They were written in 1957! That got me…

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