Entries Tagged as 'Books'

Listen

January 20th, 2020 · 2 Comments · Books

LISTEN by Holly M. McGhee is a gentle, sweet book that leads readers towards empathy by reminding us all to slowly take in our surroundings and revel in our connectedness. Aimed at ages 4-7, it will work for slightly younger and much older children and adults as a tool for meditation and calm. The repetitive […]

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If Elephants Disappeared

December 18th, 2019 · No Comments · Books

IF ELEPHANTS DISAPPEARED by Lily Williams is the third in the “If…Disappeared” books, and its precise but simple approach to explaining the vital influence one species can have is both effective and heartbreakingly beautiful. Readers follow two children who act as guides through the Congo Basin Forest and who react to the information about Elephants […]

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Between Us and Abuela

December 14th, 2019 · 1 Comment · Books

BETWEEN US AND ABUELA by Mitali Perkins depicts the hardship of distance between family members set against the backdrop of the annual Christmastime tradition of La Posada Sin Fronteras. During this time, family members in the USA and Mexico can visit for 30 minutes, albeit separated by high fencing. Told with a hopeful air of […]

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The Great Big Hug

November 25th, 2019 · No Comments · Books

The topic of consent comes up with young children and adults alike. Sometimes parents and educators have a hard time helping preschoolers understand how to both understand what is important for others, and how to communicate what is important for themselves. A new book helps with these sometimes difficult discussions! THE GREAT BIG HUG by […]

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