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Young Immigrant Stories for Kids

Posted about 10 days ago by April S

Posted in Children and Parenting, Culture and Diversity, eBooks and Audiobooks and Education | Tagged with books for children, books for kids, emigration, experiences, families, friendship, humanity, identity, immigrants, immigration, Inspiring Stories, perseverance, picture books, refugees, stories for children and survival

In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, we put together a list of vibrant picture books filled with heartfelt and inspiring stories told from the perspective of young immigrants and refugees.

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Picture Books with Positive Vibes

Posted about 23 days ago by Patti L

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with animals, automobiles-fiction, books and reading - fiction, children, Children's Stories, emotions, Errors-Juvenile Fiction, fear-fiction, Loss (Psychology)-Fiction, peace, picture books, positive, self-confidence, self-esteem and trucks-fiction

Parr’s books have high kid-appeal and radiate positive messages of peace, love, thankfulness, humor and joy.

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Picture Books That Zoom

Posted about 1 month ago by Eric P

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge and Children and Parenting | Tagged with animals, Children's Poetry, families, friendship, nature stories, perspective, picture books, stories in rhyme and stories without words

The medium of the picture book -- with its emphasis on visuals and uninhibited imagination -- is able to tell a story by moving and swooping from place to place and from time to time with as much energy as a big-budget movie.

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What's in the Egg? Picture Books Featuring Eggs

Posted 2 months ago by Patti L

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge and Children and Parenting | Tagged with animals - fiction, early literacy, eggs - fiction, PBS, picture books, reading, reading recommendations, ready to read and stories

You never know what surprising and extraordinary animal may pop out of an egg! All kinds of picture books featuring eggs are posted here. Happy Spring!

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