9 Books for Groundhog Day

I've never been a big fan of winter, so even as a kid, I always anxiously awaited the verdict on Groundhog Day. As a parent and a teacher, I love talking about this fun holiday with children, and love sharing my favorite children's books for Groundhog Day. Here are...

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Dragons Are Real by Valarie Budayr #ReadYourWorld

Amazon links are referral links.  I'm extremely excited to be a part of Multicultural Children's Book Day 2017! I believe very strongly that diversity makes the world a better place for all of us, and I love books that reinforce that idea. The book I was sent to...

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7 Children’s Books About George Washington

Aside from maybe Abraham Lincoln, there's no president more recognizable to kids than George Washington, and for good reason. He's on our money, our capitol is named after him, and he is celebrated both as a Revolutionary War hero and the father of our country....

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Conquer Your Clutter Super Book Bundle

Links in this post are referral links.  One of the most popular posts on this site has been this post about decluttering children's books. While some people shared with me that they'd never get rid of a book for any reason ever, many more shared that book clutter, and...

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19 Children’s Books About the Civil Rights Movement

The Declaration of Independence states, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." Despite these...

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13 Children’s Books for Valentine’s Day

If you ask my kids what they think of when they think of Valentine's Day, they'll probably tell you candy and valentine cards. But Valentine's Day is also a great time to remember the people we love and remind them just how much we care. These children's books...

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6 Tips for Decluttering Children’s Books

In January I tend to go into purge mode. I usually have no problem clearing out clutter and getting rid of things we don't need or use, but there's one area where I struggle -- books. My emotional attachment to books is strong, and it's hard for me to let any of them...

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11 Children’s Books About Abraham Lincoln

I've found that one of the most recognizable historical figures for kids is Abraham Lincoln. They easily remember his name and face, and many older kids know that he was the president during the U.S. Civil War. However, studying Lincoln's entire life is valuable,...

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11 Books About Chinese New Year

Our family is fortunate enough to live near one of the best children's museums in the country, and we take advantage of it often. A couple of years ago, the Take Me There: China exhibit opened, and since then, we've learned much about this large and diverse country....

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Free Reading Log Printable

Some kids need no encouragement to spend time reading -- I was one of those kids, myself. However, some kids need a little external motivation. I believe that every child can fall in love with reading; sometimes it just takes finding the right tools to get them...

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