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volcano rising by elizabeth rusch
bookbookseducationalkidsschool at home

Now that my daughter is about to enter 1st grade, I find myself searching more for non-fiction books.  I’m homeschooling her this year so any and every educational resource I find, I grab.  Charlesbridge has some great new releases, sent to me for review. Volcano Rising by Elizabeth Rusch is

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We love our mom
bookbooksfather's daykidsMother's Day

Reading to your kids not only increases your bond with them, but it encourages your child’s imagination and thirst of knowledge. Here are some new releases from HarperCollins just in time for Mother’s Day this Sunday, May 12 and Father’s Day, June 16. The Berenstain Bears: We Love our Mom

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Mia: The Easter Egg Chase It’s an Easter Egg-stravaganza, and Mia can’t wait for the festivities to begin. Every year, Mia’s family has an Easter egg hunt, where a big chocolate bunny is hidden as a special prize. This year is going to be the year that Mia finds the

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bookbooksSt. Patrick's Day

Emeraldalicious I love when good things come together in order to make something great. Pinkalicious is a pretty well-known character in our family. My 5 year old loves everything pink, frilly, flowy and princessy. That being said, she can relate pretty well to these books. When Pinkalicious combined with St.

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splat the cat

An Awesome Book of Love There are so many different kinds of love – the way you love your husband or wife, the way you love your child, the way you love your parents – and Dallas Clayton knows just how to describe them all. This book is the perfect

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In The Land Of Milk And Honey
bookbookseducationalschool at home

Did you know that Black History Month has been celebrated during the month of February for over a hundred years? Your kids were probably very excited to have Martin Luther King day off from school, but did they understand why? I know my daughter didn’t. In fact, we sent her

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goldilocks and just one bear

There is a delightful sequel of sorts to the Goldilocks story, did you hear?  The tale is spun by a very creative author and illustrator, Leigh Hodgkinson.  Have you have ever wondered what happened to Goldilocks? Why she is living it up in a posh NYC condo with her loving

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Andrew Beckham’s magical story, “The Lost Christmas Gift” is the perfect addition to any family’s traditional Christmas book collection. This beautifully written book starts off with Emerson Johansson receiving a package that has been lost in the mail for seventy years. The package contains a book that was handmade by his father,

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the little red elf book

Once upon a time, there was a reindeer, a penguin, a hare, and a little red elf. I will be the first to admit the adorable cover of this book initially roped me in.  A little red elf? How I want to gobble it up cute.  I will also be

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Santa Goes Green

Santa Goes Green by Anne Margaret Lewis is a refreshing Christmas book for the eco-concious families.  Take the opportunity of the charitable season to talk about gifts beyond the Christmas Tree.  Maybe this green read will inspire your children to ask for something charitable this year, like a donation to

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