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Teaching Children about Gratitude

November 25th, 2013 by melissa y.
Before the hustle and bustle of the holidays, take some time to share these wonderful books with your children celebrating gratitude and thankfulness.  With all the talk of Black Friday, shopping, gift-giving and the general attitude of more, more, more; take a moment to be thankful for all you already have and use some of Read More...

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Wordless Wednesday: Sibling Read-Aloud

November 20th, 2013 by melissa y.
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Give Books This Holiday Season (hint: Amazon isn’t the only place for e-books)

November 18th, 2013 by melissa y.
Have you started thinking about your holiday list?  With Thanksgiving so late, Hanukkah two weeks away, it’s time to start!  But what to get – kids/sisters/brothers/fill in the blank – who have everything?  How about the gift of books? Naturally, your next question is bound to be – what if everyone has a kindle/nook/e-reader?  Why Read More...

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Spooky New Stories for Halloween!

October 25th, 2013 by melissa y.
It’s that spooky, scary time of year again.  We have put together a little sampling of the newest, spine-tingling stories for all ages.  From picture books to middle grade, with a book of jokes thrown in, there’s something for everyone.  Happy Halloween Reading!   The Ghost in the House by Ammi-Joan Paquette This adorable ghost Read More...

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Middle Grade Monday

October 21st, 2013 by melissa y.
Our children are literally growing right before our eyes.  Some mornings I swear my son is noticeably taller when he wakes up.  While our children’s bodies are growing by leaps and bounds, so are their minds, and it can be pretty tricky to keep up. Just when you’ve explored all there is to know about learn-to-read Read More...

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World Read-Aloud Day 2013 – Tomorrow!

March 5th, 2013 by melissa y.
Tomorrow, March 6, 2013, is World Read Aloud Day.  Celebrate by curling up with a great book and reading to your nearest and dearest. Take a look at our sweet list of Excellent Read-Aloud books we have put together at Sweet on Books for book suggestions. Check your local libraries and local Independent Booksellers for Read More...

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Hats off to Dr. Seuss!

February 6th, 2013 by melissa y.
Inspired by the 75th anniversary of The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, Random House Children’s Books and Dr. Seuss Enterprises are jointly putting on an exhibit of Ted Geisel’s (aka Dr. Seuss) classic collection of hats. According to a press release, “Dr. Seuss was an avid hat collector known to wear one of his crazy Read More...

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A Sweet Treat

January 25th, 2013 by melissa y.
  Dear Sweet Reader, Boy, do we have a treat for you this week!  Please take a look at our Book of the Week feature at 7online.com.  This week we picked a wonderful Learn to Read selection by a new author, Jonathan Fenske.  And just in time for Valentine’s Day. Happy Reading!   Read More...

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Stuey Lewis Giveaway!

May 22nd, 2012 by melissa y.
We’re giving away books again! This time we want to introduce you to Stuey Lewis, an early chapter book character who will have your young reader hooked from the first page. Jane Schoenberg introduced us to Stuey in The One and Only Stuey Lewis. Today, the second Stuey adventure comes out, Stuey Lewis Against All Read More...

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