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Author Focus: Petr Horacek

Author Focus: Petr Horacek

I discovered Petr Horacek a few years ago, and I instantly fell in love with his art, which is bright, big […]

Aug 31, 2015     No Comments
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Kingdoms of Imagination

Kingdoms of Imagination

“All you need is your imagination…”  Christopher Myers Two recent books provide a glimpse into extraordinary, imaginary worlds. In our ordinary world, where so […]

Aug 24, 2015     No Comments
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Special Delivery!

Special Delivery!

In second grade, I remember learning to write and mail a letter.  My assignment was to compose a letter, address the envelope, and mail […]

Aug 17, 2015     No Comments
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Children’s Books Featuring Biracial and Multiracial Families

Children’s Books Featuring Biracial and Multiracial Families

A few months ago, a parent approached me at the end of a workshop with a question. She wanted to […]

Aug 10, 2015     No Comments
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Author Focus: Juan Felipe Herrera

Author Focus: Juan Felipe Herrera

Poetry is a powerful early literacy tool. It fosters children’s social and emotional development and can help children talk about their […]

Jul 20, 2015     No Comments
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Road Trip!  Views from the Back Seat

Road Trip! Views from the Back Seat

Summertime invariably ends up with a family road trip, and that means something is needed to keep the children busy […]

Jul 13, 2015     No Comments
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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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