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Cancer Daily Life

Cancer is to realize that sometimes people see you as a brave warrior, while others see you as the battlefield Continue reading

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The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage

In 1957, the state of Virginia did not allow blacks and whites to marry. Richard and Mildred Loving got married anyway and were later arrested and thrown in jail – all because they were different races. What came after was … Continue reading

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Just Ask! by Sonia Sotomayor

Be different. Be brave. Be you. These are the messages and themes in the picture book  Just Ask! by United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Just Ask is a wonderful book about  communicating to learn about one another’s differences. In … Continue reading

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Night Creepers

Halloween is almost here! Halloween is one of the most fun nights of the year and since night animals are frequently featured in Halloween stories, it’s a great time to teach kids about the nocturnal animals that come out at … Continue reading

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Nobody Owns the Sky

 Today is National Aviation Day, which began in 1939 to celebrate aviation and the birthday of aviation pioneer Oriville Wright. Other great aviators in history include Amelia Earhart, Howard Hughes and Charles Lindberg, whose daughter, Pamela Paprone wrote Nobody Owns … Continue reading

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LaDonna Plays Hoops

LaDonna, it’s not about winning. It’s how you play the game. Just do your best. Continue reading

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Plants Can’t Sit Still

Earth Day is almost here! What better way to celebrate than with a book about nature! Plants Can’t Sit Still is a children’s picture book that introduces kids to the behavior of plants, explaining how plants work in a kid-friendly … Continue reading

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Tiny Thinkers: Charlie and the Tortoise

Charlie loved being outside with the animals and plants, with birds that tweet and trees that dance. Continue reading

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Dress Up Day

Come with us as we dress up!
Be a pilot or chef. Maybe you think a policeman is best.
Farm the land, sing in a band, or fight fires like a fireman.
See a teacher, a doctor, an artist too and learn about the jobs they do. Continue reading

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Monster 2000 Stickers: Goofy, Toothy, and Fun!

Meet the Space Monsters! “Space monsters from Planet Goo are visiting their friends on the Gooey Green Moon!” Add more monsters and some toys they can play with. Continue reading

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