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Back to school time!

August 22, 2016

Summer is nearly over. Sure, it’s kind of sad to see those lazy, crazy days end, but Fall and a new school year bring the promise of crisp weather, new friends, and exciting new subjects to learn. And new books, too! Book groups and book clubs and discussions about plot and character and plain, old […]

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#Books for Better

July 25, 2016

  The ReaderKidZ are happy to step out of our summer hiatus to share a much-appreciated post by Lauren Davis and the folks at All The Wonders. Here’s a sneak peek: … sometimes, in the midst of this darkness, it becomes all too easy to forget about the other side of the coin—the side that suffuses […]

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Get in the game. Read!

June 12, 2016

It’s that time of year again. Summer is, almost, officially here. In many areas, schools are already closed. But, guess what? The libraries are open, and with whole, empty days spreading out, it’s the perfect time to settle in and read all those good books that you didn’t get to during the school year. To kick […]

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Seriously. A summer must-read.

June 8, 2016

As school winds down and thousands of children are about to be sent out into the world to make the most of their summer breaks, they need to know about good books! Books will not help fill those lazy hours, but enhance them! Turn them into dreams! Adventure! Suspense! Romance! Humor! ALL RISE FOR THE […]

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Librarian’s Corner: Guest Post by Christin Lozano’s Summer Reads

June 2, 2016

Woohoo, summer is here! As a librarian and newly minted author living and working in Hawaii, I invite you to join me in sampling a few picture books for our youngest readers from the Aloha State. So bring your keiki (children), a cool drink, and find a shady spot where you can enjoy these Hawaiian […]

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All About Clive

May 31, 2016

  ALL ABOUT CLIVE by Jessica Spanyol (Child’s Play, 2016) CLIVE is a creative boy who likes all sorts of things: art and babies, bags and hats. Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers, each 14-page board book in this 4-book collection written and illustrated by Jessica Spanyol, shows Clive playing with friends as he explores the theme associated […]

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Animal Planet’s Animal Atlas

May 29, 2016

ANIMAL ATLAS Most kids are familiar with the Discovery Channel’s, Animal Planet, but I, for one, had not known about their collection of books and resources.  ANIMAL ATLAS (Animal Planet, 2016) is one of their newest offerings and an excellent introduction to animals from all around the world. The book is a good size – 13” […]

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