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Jo MacDonald Hiked in the Woods
By Mary Quattlebaum; illustrated by Laura J. Bryant (Dawn Publications 2013; ages 1-4) Dawn Publications has been “Connecting Children and Nature since 1979” and the Jo MacDonald series of picture books definitely fits that mission. Far fewer children grow … Continue reading
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Top 10 Reasons to read “A Sick Day for Amos McGee”
A Sick Day for Amos McGee, by Philip and Erin Stead, is no longer a new book, but you know that old is good…right? (Roaring Brook Press 2009.) I’m pretty certain this beautiful blockbuster, a Positive Aging picture … Continue reading
10 Positive Aging Picture Books for Pre-schoolers: Promoting love of life…and reading!
We all want our children to live long and healthfully, but did you know that merely tweaking the images of aging they’re exposed to could add years to their lives? The earlier the better when it comes to protecting kids … Continue reading
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Older Role Models Needed: “Albert the Fix-It Man” is on the job
Albert the Fix-It Man, by Janet Lord, has Albert helping out all over town, pulling out his tools in aid of numerous neighbors. If something needs fixing Albert is on the job volunteering his assistance whether it be a rusty … Continue reading
Posted in Book Reviews for Ages 0-3, Book Reviews for Ages 3-6 Tagged Friendship, Men, Role models, Skills, Stereotypes, Work Comments Off on Older Role Models Needed: “Albert the Fix-It Man” is on the job