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Math is Cool – Use it Daily

April 28th, 2014 by melissa g
Bedtime Math by Laura Overdeck is a great resource – and lots of fun too! Laura’s mission is “to make math a fun part of kids’ everyday lives” and she absolutely achieves this goal. Not only are her stories amusing and her math problems entertaining, but she also provides just the right amount of humor Read More...

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Wordless Wednesday: readbox

December 4th, 2013 by melissa y.
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Sweet Weekend Thoughts and Links

November 22nd, 2013 by melissa y.
Children’s literature lost two greats this week.  Charlotte Zolotow, children’s book editor, publisher and author, died at the age of 97.  Take a look at this touching tribute by Jennifer M. Brown of Shelf Awareness. Barbara Park, creator and author of the Junie B. Jones series, has also died.  She was 66.  Her obituary states she succumbed Read More...

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Sweet Weekend Thoughts and Links

November 15th, 2013 by melissa y.
Will you take some time to read this weekend?  Will your kids read this weekend?  What will you all read? I am going to read the new Sharon Creech,The Boy on the Porch.  Melissa G. is reading Jack Strong Takes a Stand by Tommy Greenwald.  We will let you know what we think of them next Read More...

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Why Children’s Books Matter

November 14th, 2013 by melissa y.
Back in July, we told you about an exhibit at the NY Public Library called, The ABC of It:  Why Children’s Books Matter.  This past Tuesday, Melissa and I finally went and saw it.  We were blown away.  This FREE exhibit was so wonderful and so well-thought out, we were really sorry we waited so Read More...

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Happy Weekend…Sweet Links

November 8th, 2013 by melissa y.
We hope everyone got their copy of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck that hit bookstores this week! In case you haven’t had a chance to pick up your copy, take a look at the author Jeff Kinney introducing the book. In just another couple weeks, the second movie in the Hunger Games series Read More...

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You’ve Got Mail, Again

November 5th, 2013 by melissa y.
I believe you would be hard-pressed to find a children’s book blogger that doesn’t list You’ve Got Mail as one of their favorite movies.  We have blogged about this movie before, pointing out the fact that the plot seems ironic 15 years later. When Nora Epron wrote this movie, she was raging against a Barnes & Read More...

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Sweet Weekend Links

November 1st, 2013 by melissa y.
We are sending you off for the weekend with some sweet links from around the web to fire up your little reader. Did you know the NEW Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck, Book 8 comes out on Tuesday?  Get your reader excited by going to the Wimpy Kid website for some fun! Did you Read More...

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Wordless Wednesday

October 30th, 2013 by melissa y.
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