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Be Kind Rewind

Margaret Wise Brown on singing, crying and remembering in The Dead Bird.

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May 11 2016

Filed Under:  Animals   Death   Growing  

Happens All the Time

The thrill of the regular in Waiting by Kevin Henkes.

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Screws and Shoes and Bees and Cheese

Maira Kalman takes on a prolific founding father.

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May 02 2014

Filed Under:  History   Hobbies   School  

Rat Race

A constitution and its amendments in Cheese Belongs to You! by Alexis Deacon and Viviane Schwarz.

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Jan 09 2014

Filed Under:  Animals   Executive Decisions of Our Time   Food  

Say Can You See?

Starting the conversation in Walk This World by Lotta Nieminen.

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Nov 25 2013

Filed Under:  Language   School   Travel  


Hubert the Pudge: A Vegetarian Tale by Henrik Drescher.

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Nov 01 2013

Filed Under:  Animals   Food  

Some Things Are Scary

Books to put the fright back in Halloween.

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Oct 17 2013

Filed Under:  Folklore   Holiday   Scary  

Wee Season

Going, going, gone in Fall Ball by Peter McCarty.

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Sep 20 2013

Filed Under:  Holiday   School   Seasons  

Nothing to Lose

What Happens When… by Delphine Chedru.

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Sep 11 2013

Filed Under:  Treasures  

Rail Blazer

Neither here nor there in Line 135 by Germano Zullo and Albertine.

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Aug 24 2013

Filed Under:  Town & Country   Travel  

Eat, Hug, Breathe

Hillbilly values in The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant and Stephen Gammell.

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Aug 19 2013

Filed Under:  Travel   We Are Old  

How Bizarre

The ballad of Chad and Theodora in Odd Duck by Cecil Castellucci and Sara Varon.

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