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Best Selling Picture Books | September 2015

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Picture Books | September 2015

This month, our best selling picture book from our affiliate store is the uber entertaining Press Here, by Herve Tullet.

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Captain No Beard Blog Tour 2015

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Captain No Beard Blog Tour 2015

Captain No Beard sets sail on 9 separate voyages of the imagination with his fearless crew aboard his pirate ship The Flying Dragon.

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Everyone Loves Bacon, by Kelly DiPucchio | Book Review

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Everyone Loves Bacon, by Kelly DiPucchio | Book Review

This charming story centers on a strip of narcissistic Bacon. As the “toast of the town,” Bacon is loved by everyone, causing him to forget about his true friends.

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New Book Brings People Closer to the Intriguing Life of Dinosaurs

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Book Brings People Closer to the Intriguing Life of Dinosaurs

What is it about dinosaurs that intrigue us so much? There are lots of extinct animals, some are even stranger than the dinosaurs. Yet when it comes to capturing our imagination, dinosaurs rule.

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The Oak Tree, by J. Steven Spires | Dedicated Review

| August 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Oak Tree, by J. Steven Spires | Dedicated Review

In The Oak Tree, written by J. Steven Spires and illustrated by Jonathan Caron, the reader is given the opportunity to revisit the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on the Gulf Coast 10 years ago.

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Jonah Winter, Author of Lillian’s Right to Vote | Speed Interview

| August 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Jonah Winter, Author of Lillian’s Right to Vote | Speed Interview

Which five words best describe Lillian’s Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965?

America’s racist history surrounds us.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Derek Taylor Kent

| August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Derek Taylor Kent

Latest published book …

EL PERRO CON SOMBRERO

You wrote it because …

In doing my school visits to promote my book series Scary School, I visited many dual immersion and spanish-speaking schools and saw the need for bilingual picture books that could be used to teach either English or Spanish to early learners.

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Illustration Inspiration: Carolyn Conahan, Illustrator of This Old Van

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Carolyn Conahan, Illustrator of This Old Van

Carolyn Conahan is the author and illustrator of several picture books, including The Twelve Days of Christmas in Oregon (Sterling), and The Big Wish (Chronicle), which was awarded the 2011 Oregon Spirit Book Award for Picture Books by the Oregon Council of Teachers of English.

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New Shoes, by Susan Lynn Meyer | Book Review

| August 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Shoes, by Susan Lynn Meyer | Book Review

Set in the 1950s during the infamous days of Jim Crow, New Shoes is a story of an African American girl who comes up with a brilliant idea to remedy the far-too-often degrading experience of buying shoes, especially for back-to-school.

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Seeing the Math: Visual Learning Strategies for Mathematical Concepts

| August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Seeing the Math: Visual Learning Strategies for Mathematical Concepts

Are your kids having trouble understanding a new math concept? Could they use a brush up on what they learned last year? Are they (and are you) ready to have some fun with math?

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