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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 Shiver of Ghosties

A Shiver of Ghosties

For All Hallows Read (a scary book-sharing holiday created by author Neil Gaiman in 2010) try some of these  age-appropriate ghost […]

Oct 18, 2015     No Comments
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Mindfulness with Young Children

Mindfulness with Young Children

Mindfulness is noticing our thoughts, what our body feels like, what our ears are hearing, and anything else that is […]

Mar 19, 2015     No Comments
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Emotions and Learning

Emotions and Learning

Teachers and parents can tell you – when a child is frustrated, angry or dismayed - this is not a good […]

Feb 26, 2015     No Comments
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Imaginary Friends

Imaginary Friends

My younger brother had an imaginary friend when he was small.  My mother was a fan of violinist Yehudi Menuhin (first […]

Aug 21, 2014     No Comments
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Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It’s Off to School We Go!

Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It’s Off to School We Go!

That’s right- it’s that time of year! New backpacks have been carefully chosen, school clothes are purchased, and the smell […]

Aug 4, 2014     No Comments
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Let’s Get Emotional

Let’s Get Emotional

One of the most important gifts we can give to children is the ability to name what they are feeling. Are […]

Jun 30, 2014     No Comments
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Rules of Summer

Rules of Summer

Shaun Tan’s new book, Rules of Summer,  is about brotherly love and a host of complex emotional landscapes (competition, trepidation, abandonment) […]

Jun 16, 2014     No Comments
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Brave Readers Make Brave Hearts

Brave Readers Make Brave Hearts

Diversifying the types of books or stories we share with children is very important. Appreciation for different genres, styles of writing […]

May 26, 2014     No Comments
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Essential Literature:  Llama, Llama Red Pajama

Essential Literature: Llama, Llama Red Pajama

How can anyone resist America’s favorite little wide-eyed llama? This character took the country by storm in the perfect bedtime-as-meltdown scenario. The […]

Apr 24, 2014     No Comments
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