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Here Is the World: A Year of Jewish Holidays

Here’s a menorah, with candles to light. Here are some latkes. Come take the first bite! Continue reading

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Thanksgiving is for Giving Thanks

I am thankful for special days like Thanksgiving when I’m with my whole family and we can all be thankful together. Continue reading

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The Porcupine and Skunk

For obvious reasons, the Porcupine and the skunk had no friends … and none of the other forest animals would ever invite them to their birthday parties. Continue reading

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Lila and the Crow

A crow! A crow! The new girl’s eyes are dark like a crow! Continue reading

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Since We’re Friends: An Autism Picture Book

Some kids think Matt is weird… they don’t want him to play because sometimes he acts wild when he’s excited.
Since we’re friends, I don’t want him to feel left out, so I ask Matt if he wants to play tag with me and my friends. Continue reading

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I See Things Differently: A First Look at Autism

Most of us are pretty good at finding ways to ignore things that we don’t want to see or hear… but for people with autism, it can be harder to ignore things. All the sights and sounds around them come rushing into their brains like a giant wave. Continue reading

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Swing Sisters: The Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm

“In the 1940s there were other big band entertainers who were very popular, such as Louis
Armstrong and Count Basie. They were leaders of male bands. The International Sweethearts
of Rhythm was one of the very few all-female bands at the time. Women were discriminated
against.” Continue reading

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