Entries Tagged as 'Books'

Poopendous!

September 27th, 2020 · 2 Comments · Books

As preschoolers, my kids have been told “No Bathroom Talk.” And at home we also tried to curb their use of poopie, doo-doo, and peep (I don’t know why they say it with a P at the end) talk, especially during mealtimes. Now, with middle schoolers, we’ve just about given up the struggle.  But with […]

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Hello, My Name is Ruby

August 5th, 2020 · No Comments · Books

HELLO, MY NAME IS RUBY by Philip C. Stead is a charming story of a tiny bird with a big heart who meets many new friends with different personalities and skills. Ruby, the title character, travels around introducing herself to fellow birds of all sizes, hoping to get to know them better. The illustrations are […]

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Weird, Wild, Amazing! Exploring the Incredible World of Animals

June 25th, 2020 · No Comments · Books

Tim Flannery’s WEIRD, WILD, AMAZING! is a must-have for any child who loves fauna of any kind. And who doesn’t? If the Star-Nosed Moles don’t convince you, perhaps the Hoatzins will. And if animals you are unfamiliar with aren’t what you prefer, weird and gross facts about whales, giraffes, and lions may be what convince […]

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What’s The Matter, Marlo?

June 14th, 2020 · No Comments · Books

WHAT’S THE MATTER, MARLO? by Andrew Arnold addresses how children can tackle difficult emotions and recognize the strength between friends. The narrator and her best friend Marlo do everything together, including their favorite game hide-and-seek. Marlo’s dog Hooper is often with them, wagging and chasing and fetching. When conflict occurs, their friendship is tested and […]

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