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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 | Comments: 1

Filed Under:  Animals    Death    Growing  

Will We Ever Feel That Way Again?

Stumbling to salvation in Cloudland by John Burningham.

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Jan 01 2013 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Adventure    Growing    Sleep  

Fixer Upper

From here to home equity: A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle.

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Jul 30 2012 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Growing    Home  

Baby, It’s You

First crushes and private places in Garmann’s Secret by Stian Hole.

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Jul 03 2012 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Growing    Misfits & Renegades    Truly, Madly, Deeply  

Hoots and Shadows

House Held Up by Trees from Ted Kooser and Jon Klassen.

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May 19 2012 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Forests, Trees & All Things Green    Growing    Home  

The Horror

Some Things Are Scary (No Matter How Old You Are) by Florence Parry Heide and Jules Feiffer.

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Apr 12 2012 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Growing    Scary  

Filthy With Things

William Steig and the magic of junk.

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Apr 06 2012 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Growing    Home    School    Treasures  

Welcome to the Dollhouse

Excellent elementary exercises in Everything I Need to Know Before I’m Five by Valorie Fisher.

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Feb 25 2012 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Growing    Language    Toys  

Shrink to Fit

Dreams of a father in When You Were Small by Sara O’Leary and Julie Morstad.

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Jan 25 2012 | Comments: 1

Filed Under:  Growing    Parents  

Fears of a Feather

The Flying Lesson of Gerald Pelican by Nathaniel Benchley.

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Dec 05 2011 | Comments: 0

Filed Under:  Adventure    Animals    Growing    Parents    Role Models    Scary  

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