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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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Join the Dia Fun at Nashville Public Library!

Join the Dia Fun at Nashville Public Library!

This year is the 20th anniversary of Día, or Children’s Day, Book Day. Also known as El día de los […]

Apr 18, 2016     No Comments
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Kiddle: New Search Engine Just for Kids!

Kiddle: New Search Engine Just for Kids!

Over at Mommy Maestra, blogger Monica Olivera brought my attention to a brand new search engine specially for kids! Kiddle […]

Mar 28, 2016     2 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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Circle of Support for Pre-K Teachers

Circle of Support for Pre-K Teachers

Do you have a child who will be going to pre-k or kindergarten next fall? Do you teach preschool or […]

Mar 7, 2016     No Comments
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Writing During the Holidays

Writing During the Holidays

              Need to keep the kids busy during the holidays…and promote literacy at the same […]

Dec 21, 2015     No Comments
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Author Focus: Poet Nikki Grimes

Author Focus: Poet Nikki Grimes

It is important that children see themselves, and others different from them, in the books they read. In other words, […]

Dec 7, 2015     No Comments
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A Walk on an Autumn Day

A Walk on an Autumn Day

Two newly released picture books take place in that special territory of a casual walk on a beautiful fall day.  Each […]

Oct 4, 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     2 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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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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Klem-Mari Cajigas, Bilingual GROW Project Facilitator
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