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The Pop-Out Tale of Peter Rabbit | eReader Fun for Kids

Right or wrong, many of today’s kids do most of their reading on electronic devices so this week I thought I would focus on a fun and unique eBooks from Loud Crow, The Pop-Out Tale of Peter Rabbit , that helps families relive a children’s classic tale in a very modern way.  ENJOY! Pop Out The… Read More The Pop-Out Tale of Peter Rabbit | eReader Fun for Kids

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The Legends of the Juniper Sawfeather Novels | A Journey of Discovery

**guest post from Author D. G. Driver The Legends of the Juniper Sawfeather Novels It’s Native American Heritage Month (or American Indian Heritage Month, as preferred by some). I’ve written a blog post for the Multicultural Children’s Book Day blog before about why I wrote the Juniper Sawfeather series with a teen girl who is half… Read More The Legends of the Juniper Sawfeather Novels | A Journey of Discovery

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Wonderful New Diverse Picture Books for Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, or as it is commonly referred to, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people. Heritage Month is also an opportune time to educate the general public about… Read More Wonderful New Diverse Picture Books for Native American Heritage Month

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Spotlight on the #Activate4Autism Movement!

By Jodi Murphy, Geek Club Books “I believe that everyone deserves friends who accept them and mentors who believe in them. I activate my voice for autism to say that everyone deserves to be a part of a community because WE ALL BELONG.” Powerful declaration, right? We do ALL belong but sadly the world isn’t… Read More Spotlight on the #Activate4Autism Movement!

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Award-winning YA Teen Vampire Romance, Ascension, turns ONE

One Young Author’s Journey (and Victory!) Little do people know that, even though the award winning book from Hannah Rials, Ascension, was released exactly one year ago, the book has been a young author’s journey for over 8 years. Published by my publishing house, Aletha Press, I could not be more proud of the success… Read More Award-winning YA Teen Vampire Romance, Ascension, turns ONE

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Dragons Can Make Great Friends! guest post from Author Gayle Swift

Dragons Can Make Great Friends Dragons and dinosaurs fascinate children so they’re predisposed to love Dragons Are Real by Valerie Budayr and illustrated by Michael Welply. It delivers the full inside story on the fire-breathing beasts. Who knew dragons need friends and yearn to be a child’s BFF? Or that they crave sweets as much… Read More Dragons Can Make Great Friends! guest post from Author Gayle Swift

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Blast Off with a Curious George Gets a Medal #review & Awesome Rocket Craft!

{Guest post from Illustrator, Roscoe Welply} Curious George Gets a Medal book review and Awesome Rocket Craft! Our boys really love Curious George. And of their favorite “George” books is Curious George Gets a Medal. In this classic story, George tries to write a letter—but, when he spills ink everywhere, his cleanup efforts fill the room… Read More Blast Off with a Curious George Gets a Medal #review & Awesome Rocket Craft!

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National Teacher Day- Honoring Six Teachers Who Changed the World

In many countries, Teachers’ Day (National Teacher Day is May 9th here in the U.S.) is a special day for the appreciation of teachers, and may include celebrations to honor them for their special contributions in a particular field area, or the community in general. Here are six well-known teachers-turned-heroes-that changed our nation and the way… Read More National Teacher Day- Honoring Six Teachers Who Changed the World

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May 8th is International Viking Day! Lycklig Internationella Vikingadagen!

Lycklig Internationella Vikingadagen! In case you were wondering, that’s Swedish for Happy International Viking Day. Swedish tradition and culture is a huge part of my life. Both my parents and grandparents were from Gotland, Sweden so my Swedish roots run deep. I have been immersed in Nordic culture since childhood so when it comes to Vikings, those… Read More May 8th is International Viking Day! Lycklig Internationella Vikingadagen!