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I love books that have natural activities that go along with them. Fraidy Zoo by Thyra Heder is a marvelous new book. One look [...]
Most books are structured around words and language, telling a story that is illustrated by an artist. In today’s picks, we [...]
A friend recently suggested that I look into the work of author and illustrator Jane Ray. Recognized primarily as an [...]
Today’s books explore the emotional journey of immigration - moving to a new place with different sights, sounds, languages, foods, and traditions - while at the same [...]
Lift the flap books are for infants and toddlers, right? Not so! These books will engage older preschoolers with entertaining stories, interesting concepts, [...]
The 2014 Winter Olympics are almost here! And I have chill bumps—not just because of the polar vortex that’s currently [...]
Here are a few wonderful books for adventure-loving preschool boys and girls! The Green Bath by Margaret Mahy, illustrated by Steven [...]
This year’s Caldecott Medal goes to (drum roll, please)...Brian Floca’s marvelous book Locomotive. Click on the picture to read our [...]
Some of the most fun books to read aloud are those with only one or two words per page…or even one, or two, [...]
I have often heard that good books act as mirrors and windows for their readers. They are like mirrors because [...]
Bringing Books to Life
Bringing Books to Life helps educators and parents find fun and innovative ways to inspire children to read.
Elizabeth Atack, Program Coordinator
Megan Godbey, Adult Literacy Coordinator/GROW facilitator
Klem-Mari Cajigas, Bilingual GROW Project Facilitator