Every Child Ready to Read from Birth!

Every Child Ready to Read from Birth!

This article by our own Liz Atack, 2014 Toyota Teacher of the Year, is reprinted from the Nashville Moms Blog. A […]

Dec 22, 2014     No Comments
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What I Want for Christmas?  A Good Book!

What I Want for Christmas? A Good Book!

Books are a wonderful gift for the child in your life!  Brighten their holidays with a few of these beautiful books. We […]

Dec 18, 2014     No Comments
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No words! No pictures!  No problem.

No words! No pictures! No problem.

Two of the most fabulous and charming books this season give you opposite, and complimentary, approaches to literacy for preschoolers.  First, […]

Dec 15, 2014     No Comments
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Gifts as Simple as A-B-C!

Gifts as Simple as A-B-C!

We are blessed with some awesome alphabet books this year.  Any of these would be fabulous presents for a child […]

Dec 8, 2014     No Comments
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Searching for a Laid-back Christmas

Searching for a Laid-back Christmas

It seems like the Holidays began to arrive the week before Halloween this year.  And this “calendar creep” can leave us all […]

Dec 4, 2014     No Comments
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Seasonal Book Picks

Seasonal Book Picks

Blizzard by John Rocco Could Rocco have known that the Northeast would have a huge blizzard this year?  What brilliant marketing!  […]

Dec 1, 2014     No Comments
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Here’s some food for thought and a craft activity for Thanksgiving Day from Bringing Books to Life. We hope your day […]

Nov 27, 2014     No Comments
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Bilingualism and the Young Child’s Brain

Bilingualism and the Young Child’s Brain

In an earlier post, I discussed how parents interested in raising bilingual children may begin that task. Today I want […]

Nov 24, 2014     No Comments
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Books about Bears, oh my!

Books about Bears, oh my!

Children love books about animals. Today I want to discuss a few beautifully illustrated children’s books featuring bears. I was […]

Nov 20, 2014     No Comments
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Author Focus: Mac Barnett

Author Focus: Mac Barnett

Mac Barnett is hot, hot, hot!  Not simply because he won a Caldecott Honor for his book Extra Yarn in 2013; […]

Nov 17, 2014     No Comments
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