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The Human-Nature Connection

Posted 5 months ago by April S

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness, Nature and Travel and Nonfiction | Tagged with animals, birding, creative ability, earth, Forest Ecology, imagination, insects, Library, Metroparks, nature, nature craft, outdoor recreation, personal narratives, picture books, psychology, science, treehouses, trees and wildlife

What do the Library and Metroparks Toledo have in common? And how can you use both of these great community resources to enrich your life?

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Best Picture Books of 2018

Posted 5 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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12 Great Children's Books Exploring Difficult Issues

Posted 10 months ago by Heather W

Posted in Children and Parenting and eBooks and Audiobooks | 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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Picture Books Perfect for Kids Who Love Imaginative Stories

Posted 10 months ago by Heidi Y.

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with early literacy, humorous books for kids, identity, imagination, picture books, ready to read, schools and stories for children

Stories perfect as back-to-school reads, for budding artists and for fans of humorous picture books.

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I Hope My Kids Are Accepted to Hogwarts

Posted about 1 year ago by Allison Fiscus

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Fiction, Movies and Music, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with adventure, Fantasy Fiction, harry potter, imagination, journeys, juvenile fiction, Paranormal Fiction, reading suggestions and Sci-Fi

Why science fiction and fantasy books are some of the best for your child to read.

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