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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: Thunder Boy Jr.

Posted about 7 days ago by Eric P

Posted in Children & Parenting, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels and Readers' Advisory | Tagged with 101 Picture Book Challenge, books for children, Children's Stories, early literacy, folklore, identity, Indigenous peoples, Native Americans, picture books and reading

A seemingly simple story about a boy and his name gets complicated by the book's relationship to issues in the outside world.

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12 Great Children's Books Exploring Difficult Issues

Posted about 13 days ago by Heather W

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks and Readers' Advisory | Tagged with animals, behavior, books for young children, bullying, childhood, compassion, courage, death and dying, divorce, emotions, friendship, grandparents, Grief - Fiction, imagination, individuality, life changes, news, picture books, popularity, schools, self-acceptance, stories in rhyme and tough topics

These books help to make sense of, and deal with, challenging times in life.

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