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Best Picture Books of 2018

Posted 2 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in Children and Parenting and Education | Tagged with animals, Art, best books of 2018, Best Books of the Year, Children's Stories, color, communication, death and dying, emotions, empathy, fear, feelings, folklore, friendship, frustration, generosity, humorous stories for kids, imagination, immigrants, individuality, listening, picture books, poverty, refugees, relationships, schools, sea adventures and self-confidence

Two perspectives on some of the best children's picture books of 2018.

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The Stories Come Alive in These Beautifully Illustrated Picture Books Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

Posted 5 months ago by Maria RT

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with fairy tales, folklore, picture books, spanish language books for children and stories in rhyme

Picture books featuring stories focused on Hispanic heritage, culture and folktales.

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Endearing Stories Kids and Parents Will Love

Posted 9 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Education | Tagged with artists, authors , biographies, early literacy, folklore, folklore, individuality, Ireland, picture books, reading recommendations and stories for children

Tomie dePaola is a very prolific author and illustrator who has published over 200 books - this post highlights a small sampling of his works.

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Podcasts: What are They and Why Should I Care?

Posted about 1 year ago by Allison Fiscus

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics and Nonfiction | Tagged with audiobooks, current issues, eMedia, folklore, listen, National Public Radio, nonfiction, NPR, podcasts, sports, true crime and true stories

What’s a podcast and why do my friends keep talking about them? Read on to find out how to jump onto the most informative bandwagon around.

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Campfire Stories

Posted over 3 years ago by Linda F

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with campfire tales, folk tales, folklore, Ghost Stories, Halloween, haunted places, Hauntings, Horror, horror tales, legends and scary stories

Campfires and storytelling go hand in hand. Continue reading to explore a selection of ghost stories, folklore and legends to inspire your next campfire tale.

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