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Children’s Book Review: School by Britta Teckentrup

A peek behind the scenes in the day of some students' lives at school. Some are bullied, some are struggling to fit in, and others just want to be a friend.
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Children’s Book Review: Lulu the One and Only by Lynnette Mawhinney – Summer Read-to-Learn

Lulu is frustrated by always being asked to define what she is. This book offers an awesome opportunity to start the conversations with some of your youngest kids about racism and loving everyone.
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Children’s Book Review: The Refuge by Sandra le Guen

A new student finds refuge in looking at the sky and stars and finds a friend that she can share her immigration story with.
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Children’s Book Review: What If Everybody Thought That? By Ellen Javernick

WHAT IF EVERYBODY THOUGHT THAT? By: Ellen Javernick Illustrated by: Colleen Madden Published: August 27, 2019 Publisher: Two Lions Non-Fiction There are all kinds of different abilities in school and it’s easy for kids to make assumptions about the kids with those abilities. Javernick takes all kinds of situations and proves our prejudices wrong and…
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Children’s Book Review: Miss Pinkeltink’s Purse By Patty Brozo

MISS PINKELTINK’S PURSE By: Patty Brozo Illustrated by: Ana Ochoa Published: December 4, 2018 Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers Fiction   Everyone in town seems to know Miss Pinkeltink and her bulging purse. She takes it everywhere and it is so big, it tends to knock over people or things and even smashes things. People were…
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Children’s Book Review: What If Everybody Said That? by Ellen Javernick

WHAT IF EVERYBODY SAID THAT? By: Ellen Javernick Illustrated by: Colleen Madden Published: August 1, 2018 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction   As the school year is about to begin here, this book is an excellent reminder of how we should treat others and how we want to be treated. No one likes to be left…
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