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A Little Mood Music

A Little Mood Music

Art is how we decorate space.  Music is how we decorate silence.  – Anonymous Greetings! Ms. Jane here, from the […]

Jun 22, 2015     No Comments
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Waves and Water

Waves and Water

Time to hit the waves, even if it’s only in your imagination!  Canadian transplants and regulars on the TV show […]

Jun 15, 2015     No Comments
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In the Meadow

In the Meadow

Summertime often gives families time to wander and walk in the meadows and forests.  For the record, and to help you introduce […]

Jun 1, 2015     No Comments
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Author Spotlight: Angela Dominguez

Author Spotlight: Angela Dominguez

  To continue an occasional series on Latina children’s book authors, today I want to introduce you to the work […]

May 28, 2015     2 Comments
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Author focus:  Jon Agee

Author focus: Jon Agee

              Jon Agee starts his books by thinking of a question, and lets it lead him to […]

May 14, 2015     No Comments
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Jerry Pinkney brings a new Aesop

Jerry Pinkney brings a new Aesop

Jerry Pinkney adds to his collection of Aesop’s Fables with a new, and richly illustrated, The Grasshopper and the Ants published […]

May 11, 2015     No Comments
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“Puss in Boots” at NPL

“Puss in Boots” at NPL

May brings the premiere performance of a new version of the French fairy tale, Puss In Boots, adapted by Mary Tanner […]

May 4, 2015     No Comments
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Check Out the Music of Jim Gill

Check Out the Music of Jim Gill

I went to a Read Aloud Delaware conference last month and children’s entertainer, Jim Gill, was the keynote speaker. When I […]

Apr 9, 2015     1 Comment
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Spring is Time for Eggs

Spring is Time for Eggs

Spring brings us a new crop of egg books that are beautiful, informative and delightful.  Check one out for the egg hunt. […]

Apr 2, 2015     No Comments
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The Big City

The Big City

Last Stop on Market Street  words by Matt de la Pena, pictures by Christian Robinson Little CJ and his wise […]

Mar 23, 2015     No Comments
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