Kid Writing and Biographies: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson {Guest Post from The Unconventional Librarian}

An Unconventional Librarian

Send to Kindle I am so happy to be able to welcome the funnest librarian on the planet, Pam Margolis from the Unconventional Librarian and her post; Kid Writing and Biographies: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson to the Discover Your World Summer Reading Extravaganza! I believe that growing up in the South during the […]

WEEKEND LINKS-Build a Summer Reading List So Kids Can Discover our World

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The Internet is just a buzzin with planning, thoughts and activity prep for the upcoming summer reason. If you are like me, this time of year when school and is ending and summer is beginning is met with with a mixture of excitement and dread. Excitement for all the fun family plans, adventures […]

Let’s Celebrate Children’s Book Week! {Linky Party}

Children's Book Week!

Send to Kindle  It’s Children’s Book Week!! — {May 12-18, 2014} Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading. Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes […]

Earth Day Booklist and Ginormous 10 Book Giveaway!

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Send to Kindle   Wherever you are on this beautiful planet it’s time to celebrate the diversity and nature which lives here. There has been much talk of late as to global warming, nature deficit disorder, and many other topics which suggest that we are becoming completely disconnected from our life source “The Planet.” Not […]

Read Around The Continents: Australia/Oceania Reading List

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Send to Kindle   Welcome back for our fifth installment of our series Read Around the Continents! So far we’ve read our way through Western Europe,  Eastern Europe,  Africa, South America and North America. This month we are exploring the reading, books and culture of Australia/Oceania! FROM WIKIPEDIA-Oceania (UK /ˌoʊʃɪˈɑːniə, ˌoʊsɪ-/[1] or US /ˌoʊʃiːˈæniə/),[2] also […]

A Barefoot Book Holiday Gift Book List

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Send to Kindle**some of these links are affiliate links   I love Barefoot Books.   I have been a fan of these high quality, unique and meaningful books for years. Every time I visit their website, I spend a lot of time “ooohh-ing” and “aahhh-ing” over their awesome titles, vibrant illustrations and multicultural topics. Barefoot […]

7 Cold Weather Activities That Involve Books

Happy Sun Bread

Send to Kindle Halloween’s over, and with a combination of sadness and relief, our thoughts are now turning to the winter months. As the temps dip and the days get shorter , families are moving from an outdoor focus to more of an indoor one. No matter where you live, colder seasons are perfect for […]

Read Around The Continents: 24 Children’s Books About Western Europe

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Send to Kindle  Welcome back for our fifth installment of our series Read Around the Continents! So far we’ve read our way through Eastern Europe,  Africa, South America and North America.  This month we are exploring the reading, books and culture of Western Europe! Western Europe is the region comprising the westerly countries of Europe. […]

Read Around The Continents: Eastern Europe

Ukrainian Folk Tales

Send to Kindle Welcome back for our fourth installment of our series Read Around the Continents! So far we’ve read our way through Africa, South America and North America.  This month we are exploring the reading, books and culture of Eastern Europe! The Multilingual Thesaurus of the European Union[20] defines the following countries as Eastern […]

Paris Booklist and a Journey to France with Little Passports

Little Passports

Little Passports wonderful global learning experience you will know that month four is a visit to France! Quick recap of Little Passports: Little Passports is your child’s ticket to an exciting global adventure. Inspire a love and understanding of the world as your child learns about a country’s geography, history and culture in […]