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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: Guess Who, Haiku!

Posted about 14 days ago by Patti L

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels and Readers' Advisory | Tagged with 101 Picture Book Challenge, children's books, children's poetry books, early literacy, Haiku, picture books, reading, reading recommendations, stories, stories in rhyme and words

The animals have haikus, just for you! Can you guess who they are talking about in these fun poems?

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Babies vs. Babytime

Posted about 16 days ago by Heidi Y.

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks and Education | Tagged with babies, baby storytime, brain -- growth, child development, cognition in children, early childhood, early literacy, infants, reading readiness, ready to read, storytelling, toddlers and words

Babies are wonderful, beautiful and thoroughly amazing human beings. Baby storytime gives babies and their caregivers the chance of developing early literacy skills together at the library.

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The Immigrant and Refugee Experience in America

Posted about 22 days ago by April S

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Education, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Readers' Advisory and Teen | Tagged with culture, emigration, experiences, families, identity, immigrants, immigration, perseverance, picture books, refugees, stories and young adult books

A selection of books and resources exploring the immigrant and refugee experience in America.

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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: The Monster at the End of This Book

Posted about 28 days ago by Eric P

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels and Readers' Advisory | Tagged with 101 Picture Book Challenge, early literacy, eMedia, humorous books for kids, picture books, reading recommendations, ready to read and Sesame Street

This picture book has enough literary self-consciousness and existential dread to keep a whole room of graduate students busy for a month.

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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: Calvin Can’t Fly: The Story of Bookworm Birdie

Posted about 1 month ago by Patti L

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks and Readers' Advisory | Tagged with 101 Picture Book Challenge, children's books, early literacy, humorous books for kids, pets - fiction, picture books, reading, reading recommendations, stories and words

Calvin the starling can’t fly. When his brothers, sisters and cousins were learning all of the bird tasks such as flying, pulling up worms and chasing bugs, Calvin was learning to read.

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