Tagged with " Non-fiction"

A Perfect (New) Book for Dia de los Muertos!

A Perfect (New) Book for Dia de los Muertos!

Pura Belpré award winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh has a wonderful new book out, just in time for Día […]

Oct 30, 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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Voices from the March

Voices from the March

March 5th is the 50th anniversary of crossing of Edmond Pettus Bridge, much talked about this year because of the movie Selma. For […]

Mar 5, 2015     No Comments
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Habits of Mind: Clear and Precise Language

Habits of Mind: Clear and Precise Language

Can you really expect clear and precise language from preschoolers? Like most things, the answer is “It depends.” Some children start using […]

Nov 13, 2014     No Comments
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Books to Get Your Child to Eat Their Vegetables

Books to Get Your Child to Eat Their Vegetables

We all know how difficult it can be to get children to try new foods, particularly if they are vegetables. […]

Sep 11, 2014     No Comments
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NPL’s Wild About Soccer!

NPL’s Wild About Soccer!

Soccer fans rejoice! The World Cup has arrived and for the next several weeks, soccer mania will dominate conversations, televisions, […]

Jun 23, 2014     No Comments
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Women’s History Month: Books About Famous Suffragists

Women’s History Month: Books About Famous Suffragists

March is Women’s History Month, so we are going to be highlighting some great books about prominent female figures in […]

Mar 24, 2014     No Comments
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Nelson Mandela: A Life to Be Shared and Remembered

Nelson Mandela: A Life to Be Shared and Remembered

The passing of former South African president and famed anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela on December 5, 2013 was a cause […]

Dec 23, 2013     No Comments
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Author Focus: Barbara Kerley

Author Focus: Barbara Kerley

Barbara Kerley is well-known for her quality non-fiction titles and texts that reflect diversity. She has received such honors as […]

Oct 10, 2013     No Comments
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Books for the Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington

Books for the Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. On August 28, 1963, thousands […]

Aug 26, 2013     No Comments
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