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Submitted by Ms. Josie!Who doesn't love a good snow day? For some, a snow day means not having to go to school, sipping hot chocolate, or building snowmen. For others, a snow day is a chance to stay home and snuggle close to loved ones. In Before Morning by Joyce [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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Submitted by Ms. Jill!What is Chasing Duck? by Jan Thomas. Quack! Something is chasing Duck! Duck is running away! Duck runs into friends Sheep, Donkey, and Dog as he flees, and each friend asks: “What is chasing Duck?!” It's something wild and hairy - so scary! It has big teeth [...]
Fri, Oct 13, 2017
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Submitted by Ms. Jill!Frankie by Mary Sullivan. Frankie is a small white pup with black spots, who has just been adopted and is SO EXCITED to have a new home and a new person. Nico is a small black dog with a white belly, who already lives in that home [...]
Wed, Oct 11, 2017
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Submitted by Ms. Carol!Bruce's Big Move by Ryan T. Higgins is a story about Bruce the bear. Bruce lives with his four adopted geese and his house is very crowded. He also has three mice living in his house that just will not leave. The mice love Bruce and the [...]
Mon, Oct 09, 2017
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Like Mitali Perkins' family, my own family's story spans continents and generations. This weekend, my father is at a ceremony honoring the oldest Jewish cemetery in Moravia, near his family's home in the Czech Republic. I know too well the gains and losses that come with immigration. You Bring the [...]
Sun, Oct 08, 2017
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As kids work hard at beginning to read, they can get frustrated that simple books seem too young for their tastes. As Halloween approaches, try sharing these scary books with 2nd graders. They'll like the combination of creepy moments, simple sentences and ghoulish humor. This group of books is especially [...]
Wed, Oct 04, 2017
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How do you help kids gain a sense of what numbers really mean? At first, you help them count all the things around them. But what happens when you're trying to help them understand bigger numbers? And then how do you move onto truly enormous numbers? Seth Fishman makes number [...]
Sun, Oct 01, 2017
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Mira Bartók's new children's book The Wonderling completely enraptured me, drawing me into this fantasy adventure with its classic Hero's Journey. Arthur is a true hero, one who grows and changes, discovering as much about himself as he does about the world around him. I am excited to share this [...]
Tue, Sep 26, 2017
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A short update. Home from the hip aspiration. The radiologist pulled nothing out of the hip joint, which is fantastic. This is the fifth time I've gone through this and that should have been it . . . but he decided to aspirate from three more positions, each one worse [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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Hi, everyone. It has been all summer since I last came to this site. More importantly, it is about time to update my situation. I am not comfortable relating my personal issues, as I have tried to not let them interfere with KLR, but the problems are not yet resolved. [...]
Thu, Sep 14, 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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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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