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Weekend Links: Powerful Book Discussions, Celebrations and Initiatives

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Welcome to Weekend Links! This is my chance to share what I consider some of my my ‘top finds’ that I have discovered over the course of the week. This week there was a plethora of Powerful Book Discussions, Celebrations and Initiatives that I would like to share with our readers. Enjoy!

The Children’s Book Guide has a wonderful article about 100 Most Inspiring Children’s Books


Three Unmissable Books That Can Help Us Honor Our Past from Pacific Citizen | The National Newspaper of the JACL.

Dr. Greene shared The Importance of Playing, Puttering, and Pretending with our kids.

Young girl inspecting a clover in a green field

Kid World Citizen has a great post on “The Danger of a Single Story” and Teaching Kids to Avoid Stereotypes


Quickie Lesson on Slow #Reading Time and Creating a Slow Family Reading Moment

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Publishers Weekly reported that First Book, Corporate Partners Make 60,000 Books Available to Children in Need

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“In our overprescribed, overstimulated, overscheduled lives, author Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford reminds us about family traditions” at the Smithsonian APA Book Dragon


How Do We #GetKidsReading? A discussion with author James Patterson  via Publishers Weekly

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Let’s celebrate Children’s Book Week with a Super Spring Sale! I have two of my most popular books on a super special sale until May18th!


The Waldorf Homeschool Handbook: The Simple Step-by-Step guide to creating a Waldorf-inspired #homeschool. And for a limited time, this best-selling book by Donna Ashton, The Waldorf #Homeschool Handbook is now only $17.95 until May18, 2015 !

Enjoy more month-by-month activities based on the classic children’s tale, The Secret Garden! A Year in the Secret Garden is a delightful children’s book with over 120 pages, with 150 original color illustrations and 48 activities for your family and friends to enjoy, learn, discover and play with together. AND, it’s on sale for a limited time! Grab your copy ASAP and “meet me in the garden!”

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