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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: Pirates Don’t Go to Kindergarten By Lisa Robinson

PIRATES DON’T GO TO KINDERGARTEN By: Lisa Robinson Illustrated by: Eda Kaban Published: July 1, 2019 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction It’s time for Pirate Emma to start kindergarten. She has her treasure map and spy glass and she is ready to set sail with her favorite captain, Cap’n Chu. Cap’n Chu is really Ms. Chu,…
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Book Review: The Way of Lessons By Michelle Schlicher

THE WAY OF LESSONS By: Michelle Schlicher Published: March 14, 2019 Publisher: Michelle Schlicher Fiction Imagine finding out that your child’s elementary school is closing at the end of the year. Try to explain to your child that the friends and teachers they have now will likely not be at their new school next year.…
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Children’s Book Review: Eraser By Anna Kang

ERASER By: Anna Kang Illustrated by: Christopher Weyant Published: August 1, 2018 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction   Eraser is tired of being the clean-up crew at school. Pencil is so sharp. Cobalt is cool. Everyone loves Tape and Glue because they can make anything stick. Then Marker tells Eraser she can’t come to the science…
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Children’s Book Review: Eppie the Elephant By Livingstone Crouse

EPPIE THE ELEPHANT (Who Was Allergic to Peanuts) By: Livingstone Crouse Illustrated by: Steve Brown Published: August 7, 2018 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Fiction   Food allergies are becoming more and more common and schools are making accommodations to make sure children with allergies are safe. Some schools are going completely “nut free” like our school or…
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Children’s Book Review: It’s Show and Tell, Dexter! By Lindsay Ward

IT’S SHOW AND TELL, DEXTER! A Dexter T. Rexter Book By: Lindsay Ward Illustrated by: Lindsay Ward Published: July 17, 2018 Publisher: Two Lions Fiction/Picture Book   I don’t remember show and tell day from when I was a kid, but I do remember it as a parent. It is a stressful day and night…
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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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Children’s Book Review: Code 7 By Bryan R. Johnson

CODE 7 Cracking the Code for an Epic Life By: Bryan R. Johnson Published: August 21, 2017 Publisher: Candy Wrapper Inc. Fiction This upper-elementary/middle-grade novel offers inspiration for kids on what it means to inspire others. Through seven chapters, you are introduced to various students and scenarios at Flint Hill Elementary School. Each chapter involves students…
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Children’s Book Review: Two Books to Get Your Child Ready for School

KISSES FOR KINDERGARTEN By: Livingstone Crouse Illustrated by: Macky Pamintuan Published: June 13, 2017 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Fiction/Picture Book Stella Isabella Harden has decided she doesn’t need to go to school. She can get everything that she would learn at Kindergarten by staying home and playing school with her dog Buster. Stella and Buster…
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Children’s Book Week – B is for Breakdancing Bear Sticker Activity Book

Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading.  Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes — wherever young readers and books connect!  The 98th anniversary of Children’s…
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