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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: Olivia

Posted about 1 month ago by Patti L

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with animals - fiction, early literacy, humorous books for kids, picture books, reading, reading recommendations, ready to read, self-confidence, stories and words

Children can easily see themselves in Olivia the pig, who is always involved in a whirlwind of activity and has unrestrained confidence in herself.

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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: Last Stop on Market Street

Posted 4 months ago by Patti L

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Movies and Music | Tagged with 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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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: Guess Who, Haiku!

Posted 5 months ago by Patti L

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry | Tagged with children's books, children's poetry books, early literacy, Haiku, picture books, reading, reading recommendations, stories, stories in rhyme and words

The animals have haikus, just for you! Can you guess who they are talking about in these fun poems?

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Babies vs. Babytime

Posted 5 months ago by Heidi Y.

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks 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: Calvin Can’t Fly: The Story of Bookworm Birdie

Posted 7 months ago by Patti L

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Movies and Music | Tagged with 101 Picture Book Challenge, children's books, early literacy, humorous books for kids, pets - fiction, picture books, reading, reading recommendations, stories and words

Calvin the starling can’t fly. When his brothers, sisters and cousins were learning all of the bird tasks such as flying, pulling up worms and chasing bugs, Calvin was learning to read.

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Take the 101 Picture Book Challenge Today

Posted 8 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Movies and Music | Tagged with 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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