RSSCategory: Social Graces

The Secret Hum of Daisies, by Tracy Holczer | Book Review

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Secret Hum of Daisies, by Tracy Holczer | Book Review

This book will appeal to young readers whose families are or have been transient or who have unresolved family issues

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Mama, Talk About Our New Baby, by Toni Olson | Dedicated Review

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Mama, Talk About Our New Baby, by Toni Olson | Dedicated Review

Mama, Talk About Our New Baby is a great parental tool that supports breastfeeding, co-sleeping, baby wearing, and raising emotionally intelligent older siblings.

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Up in the Air, by Ann Marie Meyers | Book Review

| November 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Up in the Air, by Ann Marie Meyers | Book Review

In Up in the Air, by Ann Marie Meyers, the story is laced with thought-provoking lessons that change Melody and her family in ways both hopeful and realistic while maintaining the brisk pacing of a fantasy adventure.

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Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis, by Carole P. Roman | Dedicated Review

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis, by Carole P. Roman | Dedicated Review

In the latest installment to Carole P. Roman’s award-wining series, Captain No Beard and his crew are heading in the direction of the North Star. This time they’re on a journey that the captain’s team is not so keen on joining—Captain No Beard has plans to take something without asking permission.

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The Schoolies Series | Book Reviews

| November 17, 2014 | 1 Comment
The Schoolies Series | Book Reviews

Two excellent installments from the Schoolies series, combining vibrant drawings and lessons on navigating school life.

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12 Kids’ Books on Showing Thankfulness & Being Grateful

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
12 Kids’ Books on Showing Thankfulness & Being Grateful

As we begin a season of reflection and celebration, we are pleased to share some of our favorite books on thankfulness and being grateful that will help young readers on their journey to understanding gratitude.

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Caldecott Honor-Winning John Rocco Talks About Blizzard

| November 10, 2014 | 4 Comments
Caldecott Honor-Winning John Rocco Talks About Blizzard

John Rocco discusses his newest picture book, Blizzard, the companion to his Caldecott Honor-winning Blackout.

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11 Kids’ Books on Dealing with Loss, Grief, Illness and Trauma

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment
11 Kids’ Books on Dealing with Loss, Grief, Illness and Trauma

Here is a list of 11 books that address a wide range and variety of emotions that young readers may experience when faced with serious illness, loss, grief or trauma.

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Jay Asher Discusses Thirteen Reasons Why | 50 States Against Bullying

| October 23, 2014 | 3 Comments
Jay Asher Discusses Thirteen Reasons Why | 50 States Against Bullying

A conversation between Jay Asher and Trudy Ludwig the 50 States Against Bullying tour, bullying, teen suicide and how to create kinder and more caring communities.

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Mindfulness: Kids Books on Mindfulness, Kindness and Compassion

| September 28, 2014 | 2 Comments
Mindfulness: Kids Books on Mindfulness, Kindness and Compassion

Kids books are a fantastic mechanism to start the discussion with young readers on what is mindfulness and ways to incorporate it into lives.

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