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101 pep-up games For Children by Allison Bartl

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When I was a 4-H leader, we were always on the look-out for good group games that we could play both indoors and out. 101 pep-up games For Children by Allison Bartl has 101 that we would have used. You can learn more about the book  here.
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Grandfather’s Wrinkles – The True Origins of Wrinkles

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Flashlight Press recently sent along a press release to announce the release of Grandfather’s Wrinkles by Kathryn England. Here is a description of the book: In a conversation with his toddler granddaughter Lucy, Grandfather explains the origin of each of the “crinkles” on his “crunchy” face: “Every time I smiled an extra big smile,...
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Sterling Books

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Flying Point Press focuses on narrative nonfiction and historic fiction for readers ages ten to fifteen. They believe that books for young readers should be full of action and adventure, with real-life characters that are bold, active, and heroic. Recently, the publisher, Steven Hill wrote and said that as a boy he was a...
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Paper Back Swap

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The Paper Back Swap allows readers to trade books for free. They state that: We see our members trade about 35,000 books a week,” says Co-Founder and avid reader Richard Pickering. With this explosion of interest in trading books, our members can select from any genre to satisfy their literary desires. The way the...
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Craft Books

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Here are a handful of our favorite craft books we have collected over the years. You should be able to find each of them at your local libary: Ecoart by Laurie Calrson Gifts Kids Can Make by Sheila McGraw Kids Crazy Concoctions by Jill Frankel Hauser The Little Hands Art Book by Judy Press...
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Just One More Book!!

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“The Just One More Book!! podcast is a thrice-weekly audio-on-demand program in which we discuss the children’s books we love and why we love them as recorded in our favourite coffee shop.”– Andrea and Mark I subscribe to this blog so that I don’t miss any of Andrea and Mark’s podcasts. I love books...
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Clouds

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The Cloud Appreciation Society now has 10,000 members worldwide and their award-winning website about clouds, www.cloudappreciationsociety.org is wittily written, easy and fun to navigate, and is an excellent introduction to the subject of clouds for children of any age. While you are there, check out The Cloudspotter’s Guide, a book about clouds from the...
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I Love You More

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Recently I was sent an advanced copy of I Love You More by Laura Duksta Sourcebooks Inc.’s description of the book reads: Were you ever told, “You know I love you?” Or have you ever felt that you did not tell someone you loved them enough? Reach out and embrace I Love You More,...
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Lions, Tigers and Bears by Ron Hirschi

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Boyds Mill Press recently sent along a wonderful book to Home Education Magazine’s office and HEM’s office manager, Stacy says that the pictures in Lions, Tigers and Bears by Ron Hirschi are gorgeous. The photos were taken by Thomas D. Mangelsen who was named “Wildlife Photographer of the Year” by the BBC in 1994....
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Pedro de Torreros and the Voyage of Destiny

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From B & H Books: Pedro de Torreros and the Voyage of Destiny Author: Peter Marshall and David Manuel With: Anna Fishel The CRIMSON CROSS series is inspired by a mysterious silver and ruby cross, a precious relic of the Holy Land, originally given to Christopher Columbus before his epic voyage of discovery. In...
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