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Diversity in Books: Mirrors and Windows

Diversity in Books: Mirrors and Windows

  Tuesday, January 27th was Multi-Cultural Children’s Book Day, and so we focus on diversity today. Sharon Draper, author of many […]

Jan 29, 2015     No Comments
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Happy Birthday, Lewis Carroll!

Happy Birthday, Lewis Carroll!

Charles Dodgson was born on January 27th, 1832.  “Lewis Carroll” (his literary alter-ego) was born on March 1, 1856, and is still […]

Jan 26, 2015     No Comments
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Hibernating with a good book!

Hibernating with a good book!

Winter is here and it’s a great time to read books about bears and hibernation! Which ones should you check out? […]

Jan 22, 2015     No Comments
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Our Favorite Read Alouds

Our Favorite Read Alouds

Want to find a great read-aloud?  Ask a children’s librarian! Check out Nashville Public Library’s Children’s Services staff recommendations for […]

Jan 8, 2015     No Comments
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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!        

Jan 1, 2015     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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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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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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