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National Pollinators Week 2019 | Celebrating and Protecting our Pollinators

Pollinator Partnership is proud to announce that June 17-23, 2019 has been designated National Pollinator Week! National Pollinator Week is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them. Twelve years ago the U.S. Senate’s unanimous approval and designation of a week in June as “National Pollinator Week”… Read More National Pollinators Week 2019 | Celebrating and Protecting our Pollinators

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Baby Scientist Series: Science Books for Preschoolers

Author Laura Gehl understands that kids love to explore and discover their superpower capabilities. Whether that is exploring space, the bottom of the deep blue ocean, discovering the new word “dibs” and claiming dibs on everything in your house and especially your brother’s stuff, or crashing the ceiling on gender stereotypes, Laura Gehl engages her… Read More Baby Scientist Series: Science Books for Preschoolers

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Summer Reading – Great Middle Reader Books to Add to Your Summer Shelf

Greetings!  It really feels like summer now. The weather has warmed up and we are beginning to enjoy more outside activities. This also means that school has ended and the concerns of “summer reading slide” have started. Scholastic has an excellent report called 10 Critical Facts about Summer Reading that addresses the issue of learning or reading… Read More Summer Reading – Great Middle Reader Books to Add to Your Summer Shelf

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Taking a Komodo Dragon for a stroll with Joan Proctor, Dragon Doctor

Imagine my delight when I saw that May is National Pet Month!  My eyes may have leaked a little too with happiness. Why? Because our family adores critters and (according to the last time I counted) we have 23 pets. In defense of myself…17 are fish. So that leaves a head count of one dog,… Read More Taking a Komodo Dragon for a stroll with Joan Proctor, Dragon Doctor

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A Diverse Picture Book about Tiny Living and BIG Adventures!

Many of us dream of downsizing and “living simple,” but one former paralegal has actively made that dream a reality. Living the tiny house lifestyle led to many positive connections, experiences, and adventures. And little did author B.A. Norrgard know, it would lead to a children’s book as well! The idea for a picture book… Read More A Diverse Picture Book about Tiny Living and BIG Adventures!