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Storyteller Odds Bodkin

Storyteller Odds Bodkin

Odds Bodkin’s character-voice and music-filled storytelling style has been mesmerizing listeners, young and old, for twenty-four years. The New York Times dubbed him “a consummate storyteller” while TIMEOUT New York writes, “Master Storyteller Odds Bodkin is the talk of the town with his remarkable one-man Art of the Tale.” His most recent recording, The...
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Free Kids Music

Free Kids Music

The wonderful folks at Free Kids Music have gotten together a bunch of quality children’s music artists to share some of their great music for free. These are complete songs, not edited versions. And they are high quality…not poor quality versions designed to tease you into buying an album. All the music downloads for...
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Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Pages from the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum offers many wonderful resources relating to the author of the beloved Little House on the Prairie books, including information and activities relating to the travels of the Ingalls family, activities to explore the town of De Smet, South Dakota during the...
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Autumn Stories

Autumn Stories

This enchanting picture book includes two little stories about animals preparing for the coming of winter. In the first story, Little Blue Feather Is Surprised, Nutkin, the squirrel, stores his acorns in a hollowed out pumpkin with Little Blue Feather’s help. In the second story, Little Blue Feather and the Rabbits, Little Blue Feather...
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Jan Brett’s Videos and Activities

Jan Brett’s Videos and Activities

With over thirty six million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation’s foremost author illustrators of children’s books. Her books are known for colorful, detailed depictions of a wide variety of animals and human cultures ranging from Scandinavia to Africa. Her best-known titles include The Hat, The Mitten, The Three Snow...
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We Make Stories

We Make Stories

We Make Stories, a story-creation site, owned by the children’s paperback publisher Puffin Books, lets kids ages 6-11 make their own storybooks, comic books, pop-up books, and treasure maps for Pirate Island, Deep Sea World or Outer Space. There’s only one free game, the rest are accessible for a one-time fee of $9.99, but...
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Boomerang! Audio for Kids

Boomerang! Audio for Kids

Boomerang! is an audio program for kids 6-12. In each hour-long episode, the Boomerang! kids present stories about big ideas: science, current events, history, economics, poetry, geography, jokes, mysteries and more. The ‘About Us’ page explains: “We believe that the curiosity and wonder of a child is a gift to the world. We honor...
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WordXpress

WordXpress

WordXpress is a unique educational software program and a high-speed vocabulary builder that will grow the vocabulary and dramatically improve writing skills. The unique features contained in the program, together with an amazing array of searchable reference dictionaries, provide a concentrated exposure to descriptive words – words you will not generally find in text...
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Skipping Stones

Skipping Stones

Where else could you read a true story by a 14 year old Indonesian girl, a poem by a 9 year old Japanese boy and see pictures drawn by kids from all over the globe? Skipping Stones describes itself as “a non-profit children’s magazine that encourages cooperation, creativity and celebration of cultural and linguistic...
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Aesop’s Fables

Aesop’s Fables

Created by John R. Long, this truly comprehensive, family-oriented archive contains hundreds of texts (and many images and RealAudio recordings) of a huge collection of Aesop’s Fables, indexed in table format, with the morals listed, and will appeal to anyone who appreciates the subtle humor, insight, and timeless wisdom of short tales such as...
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