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Fort Ideas for Kids! (Activities for kids inspired by The Faraway Tree)

{Guest post from Donna Ashton} A Note from Me (Valarie): Donna is a special friend. We love creating, nature , and brainstorming on how to provide resources and activities for families. We’ve spent hours on the phone in great conversations and recently we’ve been working on a project together which we will announce very soon… Read More Fort Ideas for Kids! (Activities for kids inspired by The Faraway Tree)

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Stand Up and Sing!: Pete Seeger, Folk Music and the Path to Social Justice

Today I am very excited to share and review  Stand Up and Sing! Pete Seeger, Folk Music and the Path to Justice by Susanna Reich  Many of us have heard or musician Pete Seeger as a folk singer how made a name for himself in the late 1950s. He was someone who was born with music… Read More Stand Up and Sing!: Pete Seeger, Folk Music and the Path to Social Justice

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#KidlitBooks to remind your readers why Science is Awesome

{guest post from Hannah Rials} Science and kids…it’s seems to go hand-in-hand like summer and fun. Science is also the “S” in S.T.E.M; something that is on the radar of all teachers and parents these days. Lucky for us, the books and resources to encourage the love of science is abundant and more and more… Read More #KidlitBooks to remind your readers why Science is Awesome

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Revisiting the Garden-Secret Garden Wednesday Nest-Building Fun

The air today is filled with the freshness and promise of SPRING. This weather makes me look forward to several months of hiking, traveling and gardening. Speaking of gardening, I want to take a look back to a wildly popular series I did earlier this in the Spring of 2016. Jump Into A Book readers loved… Read More Revisiting the Garden-Secret Garden Wednesday Nest-Building Fun

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Greek Mythology for young readers: The Adventures of Achilles by Hugh Lupton

  I am not sure if it’s the changing of the seasons or just the busy-ness of my life, but I’ve been in the mood to snuggle up with some of our favorite Greek Mythology books lately! Last month I shared a family favorite; The Adventures of Odysseus. This wonderful story, paired with vibrant illustration still… Read More Greek Mythology for young readers: The Adventures of Achilles by Hugh Lupton

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Greek Mythology for young readers: The Adventures of Odysseus

If you have Greek mythology fans in your life, then you will love this edition of The Adventures of Odysseus; a brilliantly illustrated book for all ages. The Adventures of Odysseus: A look at a journey into “The Odyssey” : This is the tale of the wise, brave Odysseus, king of Ithaca, who nineteen long… Read More Greek Mythology for young readers: The Adventures of Odysseus