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Submitted by Mr. Eric!What's better than playing at the playground? Being the undisputed ruler of the playground, of course. In Rulers of the Playground, written and illustrated by Joseph Kuefler, a young boy named Jonah crowns himself king of the playground by climbing to the top of the highest [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
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I'm just finishing a terrific weekend celebrating with librarians and authors the best books of last year, and we're already looking forward to books that will soon hit the shelves. All week I'll share books I'm looking forward to reading. I'd love to hear about any upcoming releases that you're [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
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Submitted by special guest blogger Ms. Andrea!I am NOT a Chair! by Ross Burach is a comical case of mistaken identity. Poor Giraffe endures quite the adventure on his first day in the jungle: he has been mistaken for a chair by all his animal friends. He goes to great [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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Kids know that practice is important in developing any skill; our job as parents is making our expectations clear AND creating a positive environment to encourage practice. You'll have much more success persuading your kids to read if they are able to choose what to read.Validate their reading choices, engaging [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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Submitted by Ms. Tess!Too Many Carrots by Katy Hudson is, at its core, a book about hoarding. Rabbit LOVES carrots. He collects them, and is very proud of his collection. But there's a problem: the collection is just too big. He's got so many carrots in his home, he can't [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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Kids read every day during the school year, sharing books they like with friends. Keep those reading muscles strong over the summer by feeding them a steady diet of fun books to read!Here are some of my favorite chapter books, graphic novels and nonfiction for kids who have finished 3rd [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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Submitted by Mr. Eric!Being a baby can be a confusing time. They are tossed out into the cold world without a clue of what is going on around them, or who these mysterious giant people are that force them to drink milk and wear clothes. There are strange faces looking [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
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First and second graders have made monumental leaps in their reading this year. Keep those reading muscles strong by feeding them a steady diet of fun books to read!Here are some of my favorite beginning readers, chapter books, graphic novels and picture books for kids just finishing 1st and 2nd [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
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I am so sorry I must be away awhile having surgery. 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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