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What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups

What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups

A recent book reached out and grabbed me at the bookstore.  I don’t read every education book that comes across the […]

May 2, 2016     No Comments
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Author Spotlight: Andrea Cheng

Author Spotlight: Andrea Cheng

This past December, the children’s literature world lost one of its  beloved authors, Andrea Cheng. We all were deeply saddened […]

Apr 25, 2016     No Comments
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Books for a baby shower!

Books for a baby shower!

Several times throughout the year, our team is asked to give suggestions on which book would make a great baby […]

Mar 21, 2016     No Comments
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Pigs Pigs Pigs!: Children’s Books Featuring Pigs

Pigs Pigs Pigs!: Children’s Books Featuring Pigs

Confession: I think pigs are adorable. So today I come to you with a blog post filled cheek to jowl […]

Mar 14, 2016     No Comments
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It’s Leap Day!  Leap Into A Great Book

It’s Leap Day! Leap Into A Great Book

Leap Day only comes every four years, so let’s celebrate with books that feature marvelous leaps and jumps! Ready…set… Leap! […]

Feb 29, 2016     No Comments
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Onomato-what-a? Books That Utilize Onomatopoeia

Onomato-what-a? Books That Utilize Onomatopoeia

The Sounds of Poetry This post is brought to you by your friendly neighborhood literary device, onomatopoeia. Onomato-what-a, you ask? […]

Feb 15, 2016     No Comments
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Favorite Winter Books!

Favorite Winter Books!

With a higher likelihood of snowy weather, the winter months can keep us all indoors a bit more. So discovering the […]

Feb 8, 2016     No Comments
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2015: A Few Favorites

2015: A Few Favorites

It’s always difficult to choose the best children’s books of any year, for, I must confess, I love them all!  I have […]

Jan 27, 2016     No Comments
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Kid Lit for Big Kids

Kid Lit for Big Kids

Taking a Break…With a Good Book. When I was little I would hide out cuddled in my favorite reading nooks […]

Jan 4, 2016     No Comments
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Masterpieces in Black and White

Masterpieces in Black and White

Simple black and white illustrations, in the hands of a true artist, can provide the most charming characters or deep emotions with just a […]

Dec 14, 2015     No Comments
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Bringing Books to Life

Bringing Books to Life helps educators and parents find fun and innovative ways to inspire children to read.

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Elizabeth Atack, Program Coordinator
615.862.5773

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Megan Godbey, Adult Literacy Coordinator/GROW facilitator
615.862.2264

Klem-Mari Cajigas, Bilingual GROW Project Facilitator
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