November 2014

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December Holiday Extravaganza Give Away!

November 30, 2014

The long cold nights, and bright lights of the holidays are upon us again. We at ReaderKidZ love this time of year. It’s perfect for picking out delightful books for children, reading them in front of a fire along with a hot toddy, and then giving them as gifts. This is also the time of […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 26, 2014

ReaderKidZ wishes all of you safe travels and happy reunions this Thanksgiving weekend. Be sure to check back here in December! We’ll be giving away beautiful, fun and exciting books all month so that you can pass them on to a child who loves to read, or one who hasn’t yet been captured by the […]

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Balloons, Boys, and Boats

November 25, 2014
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George Ferris: What a Wheel

November 23, 2014

George Ferris: What a Wheel (Grosset & Dunlap, 2014) is the tale of a bridge-building engineer named George Ferris who, as a child, was captivated by the repetitive turning of a waterwheel. This childhood memory served as inspiration for the much anticipated debut of his Ferris Wheel, the highlight of the 1893 World’s Fair in […]

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Underpants Dance

November 20, 2014

If you’ve ever been around kids of picture book age, you know that underpants are giggle-worthy. Think of “that page” in David Shannon’s, No, David! or the fun kids have pulling Dav Pilkey’s Diaper Baby or Captain Underpants off the shelves. There can never, ever be too many underpants books! Enter, UNDERPANTS DANCE by Marlena Zapf with pictures by Lynne Avril. Lily […]

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Native American Heritage Month Celebrated in Picture Books

November 18, 2014

From all of us at READERKIDZ to all of you, sincere wishes for a healthy and joyous Thanksgiving and holiday season.  May we see and celebrate the kindness of others.  May we surprise a friend or stranger with “unjustified” kindness.  May we celebrate goodness with laughter and applause. JIM THORPE’S BRIGHT PATH by Joseph Bruchac, […]

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Librarian’s Corner: Guest Vicky Lorencen on Playing With Words

November 16, 2014

Like many of you, I started out as a kid. And whether by nature or nurture (or a smoothie of both) I was a word-loving kid. My grandmother adored words too. She read to me from 100 Best-Loved Poems. As Grandma read lyrical stanzas by Wordsworth, Longfellow and Keats, I became enchanted with their rhythm […]

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