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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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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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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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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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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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Sidewalk journeys with new wordless books

Sidewalk journeys with new wordless books

As a small child, a walk down the block felt like an adventure. Today, I feature two lovely wordless books […]

Sep 14, 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     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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