Must Have Easter Picture Book

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Well, I had to share the story that is our must have Easter picture book.  Not one of my kids can resist the Dumb Bunnies and while it may not be a conventional choice, we have fond memories of reading this one until the book fell apart.  Dare I say that my kids even requested it when it wasn’t Easter!  We…

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Easter Book Baskets

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It has always been tradition in our family to give Easter Book Baskets.  I fill the kid’s baskets full of books, but of course never forget a chocolate bunny and some Peeps, I mean what is Easter without those?  I am reposting last years baskets because my sons are now 18 and 15 and their book choices are more adult…

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Imaginary Play Is the Best

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Today I have a book that shows kids that imaginary play is the best kind of play.  You know that saying about kids have more fun with the boxes at Christmas than the toys inside, well I was never that kid.  I always wanted everything pristine and perfect, right out of the box.  I have to admit, however, that the games…

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Fall in Love with Alvin Ho

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Today I have a book that will make you fall in love with Alvin Ho.  Over the years I have reviewed several books in this series and each one is as good as the next.  Somehow it seemed like a good time to remind you of this delightful early chapter book series.  For kids struggling with any fears or concerns,…

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History of Baseball for Kids

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With the start of major league baseball, now is the time to get out those baseball books, especially ones that look at the history of baseball for kids.  The SF Giants may have lost, but the season has just begun so let’s play ball. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that…

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Book for Kids Inspired by Basketball

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Today I have a book for kids inspired by basketball.  If your child has developed a thing for March Madness, it’s time to harness that enthusiasm and get them reading!  Now is the time to channel that passion into a good book. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you don’t…

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Story for Kids About Engineering Pranks

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A story for kids about engineering pranks, how fun is that?  It’s like MIT hacks for the middle school set.  I love that each hack is about creating joy and not about hurting or embarrassing anyone.  Let the creativity begin! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you don’t miss a…

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Nathan Hale’s Latest Adventure

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Today I have Nathan Hale’s latest adventure.  What do you do next when you have an immensely popular graphic novel series based on great moments in history? Why create a post apocalyptic fantasy where the world is inhabited by aliens of course.  This is a departure for the author but a sucessful story into a new genre of graphic novel.…

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Powerful Picture Book About Access to Water

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Today I have a powerful picture book about access to water.  Clean drinking water is something we take for granted in the US, but millions of families around the world do not have the resource close at hand.  Their days are spent simply acquiring something we just go the tap to get.  It keeps girls out of school and condemns…

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