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Are you excited about the total solar eclipse that will occur next Monday? On August 21, 2017, all of North America will be able to see the eclipse, either a total solar eclipse or a partial one. Families, teachers, and librarians are using this event to ignite interest in science [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
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I am deeply saddened by the violence that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend. It anguishes me that people in our country are filled with hatred, resort to violence to assert their views, and openly carry military weapons.As I struggle with these feelings, I recall the words of Javaka Steptoe [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
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Submitted by Ms. Josie!Ideas Are All Around by Philip C. Stead. Philip C. Stead is an author. That means it's his job to write stories. The only problem is...he doesn't have any ideas! So instead of writing, he decides to take his dog, Wednesday, out for a walk. This is [...]
Thu, Aug 10, 2017
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Counting books are a dime a dozen, but Grandma's Tiny House rises above the rest of this crowded field. Teachers and families will appreciate this loving African American family, the story and rhymes that bring this beyond your typical counting book.Grandma's Tiny Houseby JaNay Brown-Woodillustrated by Priscilla BurrisCharlesbridge, 2017Amazon / [...]
Wed, Aug 09, 2017
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Submitted by special guest blogger Ms. Andrea!Danny McGee Drinks the Sea is a comical tale written by Andy Stanton and illustrated by Neal Layton. The story follows Danny and his older sister Frannie on a trip to the sea. The book takes a fun twist when the two siblings start [...]
Tue, Aug 08, 2017
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Have you ever imagined what your pets get up to while you're away? Victoria Jamieson takes this notion and gives it a fresh spin, imagining a trio of classroom pets and their antics when the kids go home for the day. Pets on the Loose! is a terrific series for [...]
Mon, Aug 07, 2017
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Submitted by special guest blogger Ms. Andrea!The Story of Sea Glass written by Anne Wescott Dodd and illustrated by Marth Beth Owens is a beautiful book that teaches about life's lessons and how even the curious accidents can turn around in unexpected ways. The story starts with a young girl [...]
Thu, Aug 03, 2017
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Submitted by Ms. Carol!There's a Bear on My Chair by Ross Collins is a story about a bear and a mouse. Mouse has a chair. He comes to find that his chair has become occupied by a bear. Mouse is not happy about this at all. He tries many things [...]
Tue, Aug 01, 2017
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I am so sorry I must be away awhile having surgery. If you want to entertain yourself during my absence, I suggest you to visit thetoybox site. Will miss you while I must be away ~Sue [...]
Wed, Jun 14, 2017
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Daddy Depot Written by Chana Stiefel Illustrated by Andy Snair A Feiwel and Friends Book 5/16/2017 978-1-250-05889-8 36 pages Ages 2—5 . Themes: Father's Day, Daddies, Choices Genre: Children's Fiction Picture Book, Fantasy Synopsis • • • Come to • • • Daddy DEPOT The [...]
Fri, Jun 09, 2017
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Beach Party Surf Monkey Series: Welcome to Wonderland, Book 2 Written by Chris Grabenstein Illustrations by Brooke Allen Random House Children's Books 5/23/2017 978-0-553-53610-2 312 pages Ages 8—12 GIVEAWAY—WIN THIS BOOK! (CLICK LAST LINK, END OF REVIEW TO ENTER) . “Welcome to Wonderland— Hollywood by the [...]
Thu, Jun 08, 2017
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Can an Aardvark Bark? Written by Melissa Stewart Illustrations by Steve Jenkins Beach Lane Books 6/13/2017 978-1-4814-5852-8 32 pages Ages 2—8 . “Bark! “ROAR! “WHINE! “Squeal! “Animals make all kinds of sounds. “But why do they make them? “And what do they mean?” [INSIDE JACKET] Review [WC 334] [...]
Wed, Jun 07, 2017
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tumblebooks
Tumblebooks: A collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Math Stories, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), Videos (from National Geographic), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, Tumble Puzzles & Games, and TumbleResources for teachers and students. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books

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