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7 Really Good Reasons to Read to Your Baby and Toddler

Posted about 24 days ago by April S

Posted in Children and Parenting | Tagged with babies, books for children, child development, early literacy, picture books, reading and toddlers

Reading to your baby from the start will lead to positive long-term benefits including cognitive, language and social skills. This post includes helpful tips and resources for parents, teachers and caregivers of young children.

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Adorable Bedtime Stories for Children featuring Owls

Posted about 1 month ago by Maria RT

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with animals, bedtime stories, happiness, humor , Kindergarten, owls, parent and child, picture books, Preschool, sleeping and stories in rhyme

Colorful and expressive picture books where owls take center stage. Perfect for reading to your kids at bedtime or anytime.

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Toledo Library Adds Tutor.Com to List of Free Educational Offerings

Posted about 1 month ago by Heather H

Posted in Children and Parenting, Education, Library News and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with homework help, resume review, tutor, tutor.com and writing help

Tutor.com is the world's largest and highest-rated online tutoring company with a community of more than 3,200 expert tutors and 14 million one-to-one online tutoring sessions served.

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Inspiring Picture Books About Inventors, Scientists and Perseverance

Posted about 1 month ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Movies and Music and Nonfiction | Tagged with architects, astronomers, biographies, Children's Stories, computer programmers, computers, curiosity, emotions, entomologists, exploration, family, friendship, frustration, girls, humorous stories, inspiration, inventions, inventors, mathematicians, perseverance, picture books, role models, science, scientists, stories in rhyme and women

Stories featuring characters with spunk, engineers, inventors, scientists, architects, doctors, computer programmers and the incredible power of persistence.

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