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Stories tagged with: picture books
Posted 07/31/19 by Allison F
A grown-up who has a confession to make: she loves picture books! Read on to find some of her current favorite titles that are just as enjoyable for adults as they are for kids.Continue Reading: 5 Picture Books Adults Will Love (and Kids Too!)
Posted 07/03/19 by Heather W
Great stories for kids who love dogs.Continue Reading: Fun Books about Furry Friends: Dog Books for Kids
Posted 06/28/19 by Patti L
Grandma has a special recipe to cure a child’s fear of thunder in our featured book Thunder Cake. Also included are more warm and wonderful books by children’s author Patricia Polacco.Continue Reading: Thunder Cake and Other Wise Tales by Patricia Polacco
Posted 06/25/19 by April S
The inside scoop on how librarians find good books to read.Continue Reading: How Librarians Find Good Books to Read
Posted 06/06/19 by April S
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.Continue Reading: Young Immigrant Stories for Kids
Posted 06/05/19 by Nikki M
Read aloud books that will have you laughing out loud.Continue Reading: LOL! Picture Books for All Ages
Posted 05/24/19 by Patti L
Parr’s books have high kid-appeal and radiate positive messages of peace, love, thankfulness, humor and joy.Continue Reading: Picture Books with Positive Vibes
Posted 05/16/19 by Heidi Y.
A wonderful selection of children's picture books perfect to read anytime.Continue Reading: What Do You Mean I Can't Throw?
Posted 05/09/19 by Eric P
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.Continue Reading: Picture Books That Zoom
Posted 05/02/19 by Maria RT
Captivating illustrations in these almost wordless picture books will encourage children to make up their own stories.Continue Reading: Tell Me a Story! Picture Books for Young Storytellers
Posted 04/23/19 by Rachel S
The long climb from spring to sandal season requires a little pampering of the spirit. This list should not incite tension or anxiety, but, rather a sense of mellow peace.Continue Reading: Rachel Recommends: 2019 Spring Edition
Posted 04/11/19 by Patti L
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!Continue Reading: What's in the Egg? Picture Books Featuring Eggs
Posted 03/29/19 by Heidi Y.
Timeless picture books demonstrating the power of friendship that are great to read anytime.Continue Reading: How to Help a Friend!
Posted 03/15/19 by Patti L
Through thick and thin, best friends are on our side. Here are stories that remind us to treasure our BFF’s!Continue Reading: Friendship Stories for Children
Posted 02/22/19 by Heidi Y.
Endearing picture books featuring mother and child.Continue Reading: Mysterious Mother Search
Posted 02/15/19 by Maria RT
Inventive takes on the classic fairy tale The Three Little Pigs.Continue Reading: Peculiar versions of the Three Little Pigs
Posted 02/08/19 by Patti L
In celebration of Black History Month, we compiled a list of picture books to read with your child by noted African American authors. Some inspire young minds, some are just for fun, and all are perfect for enjoying together.Continue Reading: Fantastic Books for Kids by African American Authors
Posted 02/01/19 by Eric P
With a purple crayon like the one Harold has, a person could solve all kinds of problems. This post includes a ton of imaginative picture books kids and parents will appreciate.Continue Reading: Picture Books About Imagination
Posted 01/30/19 by April S
Notable fiction and nonfiction books for adults, teens and children ... to read during Black History Month and beyond.Continue Reading: Books to Read During Black History Month and Beyond
Posted 01/22/19 by Cindy V
Fabulous folktale adaptations that are sure to entertain children of all ages.Continue Reading: Modern Folktale Adaptations for Kids
Posted 01/04/19 by Patti L
A selection of endearing stories for young children that focus on a variety of topics like family, friends, gender identity, individuality, love, marriage, tolerance, self-acceptance, kindness, respect, mental disabilities, nonconformity, teasing, social issues, emotions, immigrants, racism, friendship and courage.Continue Reading: Picture Books That Introduce Sensitive Topics
Posted 01/02/19 by April S
The Library and Metroparks are great community resources that enrich the quality of life in the communities in which they serve.Continue Reading: The Human-Nature Connection
Posted 12/28/18 by Heidi Y.
A variety of counting books to teach young children about numbers in an entertaining way.Continue Reading: Counting Books for Preschoolers
Posted 12/20/18 by Cindy V
Two perspectives on some of the best children's picture books of 2018.Continue Reading: Best Picture Books of 2018
Posted 11/30/18 by Heidi Y.
Fun picture books for kids featuring animal adventures and humorous stories.Continue Reading: Picture Books Featuring Animal Adventures Perfect for Preschoolers