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Author: Caroline (Childrens)

Story Time Starters

Story Time Starter: Frogs

This month’s story time starter is all about frogs! We’ll give you book and rhyme suggestions and include links to activities and crafts. Suggested Books Five Green and Speckled Frogs by Pricilla Burris The Wide-Mouthed Frog by Keith Faulkner Jump, Frog, Jump! by Robert Kalan One Frog Sang by Shirley Parenteau   Songs & Rhymes

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General

2021 Youth Media Awards

January is one of our favorite months because that’s when the Youth Media Awards are announced. Along with the John Newbery Medal and the Randolph Caldecott Medal, the top books, digital media, video and audio books for children and young adults are recognized at the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting. While this year’s titles were announced virtually, we have physical

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Educators

Creative Outlets for Stressful Times

Now that a new year has begun and school seems to be in session for most children, we want to help you help your students be successful in the new year. One way to help foster feelings of self worth and accomplishment is to encourage creativity in daily activities. Creativity can manage stress, increase calm feelings, and bolster enthusiasm for

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