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Get Kids Outside To Learn All About Nature and Science

Posted 5 months ago by April S

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Nonfiction and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with art activities, early childhood education, ecology, family recreation, outdoor activities for children, outdoor recreation for children, science and STEM

Get outside and engage with your children. Learn all about nature, science and so much more with these great educational books.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the Carle and the Wondrous World of Picture Books

Posted 5 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Education | Tagged with book recommendations, early literacy and picture books

This blog post discusses the classic picture book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle, his artwork and the Carle museum.

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Historical Fiction Reads for Fourth and Fifth Graders

Posted 5 months ago by Regina S

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry | Tagged with bullying - fiction, Children's Stories, Coming of Age, Families - Fiction, friendship - fiction, Historical Fiction, identity, immigrants, journeys, juvenile fiction, juvenile literature, multicultural, people with disabilities, refugees, slavery, social issues and stories for kids

Travel back in time with these great historical fiction books.

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Diverse Voices in Juvenile Literature

Posted 5 months ago by Regina S

Posted in Children and Parenting and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with adventure, children with disabilities, Coming of Age, Families - Fiction, friendship - fiction, Humorous Fiction, identity, juvenile fiction, LGBTQIA, multicultural, realistic fiction, short stories for kids and social issues

A small collection of juvenile books for middle graders exploring the complexity and diversity of experiences children are faced with in our society today.

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Sharks, Sharks and More Sharks: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Shark Week

Posted 6 months ago by April S

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Movies and Music and Nonfiction | Tagged with environmental conservation, Ichthyology, Marine biologists, Marine biology, sharks and Sharks -- Anecdotes

Sharks are the star of the show in this blog post featuring resources for kids and adults.

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