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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: Last Stop on Market Street

Posted about 6 days ago by Patti L

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks and Readers' Advisory | Tagged with 101 Picture Book Challenge, early literacy, picture books, reading, reading recommendations, ready to read, stories for children and words

A young boy’s journey on a city bus with his grandmother opens his eyes to the beauty all around him.

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Babies vs. Babytime

Posted about 1 month ago by Heidi Y.

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks and Education | Tagged with babies, baby storytime, brain -- growth, child development, cognition in children, early childhood, early literacy, infants, reading readiness, ready to read, storytelling, toddlers and words

Babies are wonderful, beautiful and thoroughly amazing human beings. Baby storytime gives babies and their caregivers the chance of developing early literacy skills together at the library.

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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: The Monster at the End of This Book

Posted about 1 month ago by Eric P

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels and Readers' Advisory | Tagged with 101 Picture Book Challenge, early literacy, eMedia, humorous books for kids, picture books, reading recommendations, ready to read and Sesame Street

This picture book has enough literary self-consciousness and existential dread to keep a whole room of graduate students busy for a month.

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Building Great Learners Starts With Reading

Posted 3 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Children & Parenting, Education, Programs and Resources | Tagged with childcare, childcare resources, early childhood education, early literacy, Kindergarten, parenting, parenting resources, Preschool, ready to read, teacher resources, toledo public schools and tps

Since its inception in April 2014, the Ready to Read program has provided more than 4,000 parents and childcare providers with free kits and training, impacting the lives of more than 10,000 children.

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Take the 101 Picture Book Challenge Today

Posted 4 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks and Readers' Advisory | Tagged with 101 Picture Book Challenge, animals - fiction, early literacy, humorous books for kids, imagination - fiction, picture books, Readers' Advisory, reading, reading recommendations, ready to read, stories and words

We picked 101 of our favorite picture books and we want you to read them too! Our list includes classics, new titles and everything in between.

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