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  • National Geographic Kids Dinosaur Atlas Blog Tour and Giveaway
    National Geographic Kids Dinosaur Atlas Blog Tour and Giveaway
    October 6, 2022 by
    Welcome to the National Geographic Kids Dinosaur Atlas Blog Tour! To celebrate the release of the National Geographic Kids Dinosaur Atlas on September 20th, come along on a blog tour that spans the continents as we showcase not only the most awesome dinosaurs, but also highlight the geography, environment, and climate that supported these ferocious, fascinating, and fabulous creatures. This is a blog tour to really sink your teeth into! Africa Fewer dinosaur fossils have been found in Africa than in some other parts of the world. One reason is that some of the areas—like the harsh Sahara...
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  • Banned Book Week logo featuring an open red book with yellow banner across the middle. Text on banner reads "Banned Books Week."
    Banned Books Week 2022
      Banned Books Week 2022 Banned Books Week 2022 (September 18-24) hosts its first event today with a conversation on youth activism, led by Banned Books Week Honorary Chair Cameron Samuels. The Kids Are Alright will talk about ways young people can fight censorship. Organizers have planned additional, free speaker events through September 24, including a discussion on Wednesday with YA and MG authors Angie Thomas and Jerry Craft. They will all be available live on Facebook–just join the Banned Books Week Facebook page to view the event. In addition to these Facebook events, a slew of libraries, bookstores, universities,...
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Booklists

  • October New Releases
    October New Releases
    October 3, 2022 by
    October is bringing in a bounty of New Middle Grade Books – perfect for curling up on a crisp fall day.   Jeff Pennant’s Field Guide To Raising Happy Parents by Kelli McKinney Why don’t parents come with an instruction manual? Enjoy childhood, they say. I will. I do. Or,...
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STEM Tuesday
  • STEM Tuesday-- Extinction-- Book List
    STEM Tuesday– Extinction– Book List
    They say “extinction is forever” – but is it? These books address the very real threat of extinction of the living organisms that share our planet. They also show what we can do about it, how some species have recovered, and some even ask whether we should bring back “lost”...
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For Teachers / Homeschoolers

  • Hop Down the Rabbit Hole
    Hop Down the Rabbit Hole
    September 21, 2022 by
    Writing is tough. Writing is tough. At any level. From learning to put one word after another (and in order!) to construct one meaningful sentence to the classic high school essay to writing award-winning books, it isn’t easy. It’s a rewarding kind of tough, though. Challenging but rewarding as most...
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New Releases

  • National Geographic Kids Dinosaur Atlas Blog Tour and Giveaway
    National Geographic Kids Dinosaur Atlas Blog Tour and Giveaway
    October 6, 2022 by
    Welcome to the National Geographic Kids Dinosaur Atlas Blog Tour! To celebrate the release of the National Geographic Kids Dinosaur Atlas on September 20th, come along on a blog tour that spans the continents as we showcase not only the most awesome dinosaurs, but also highlight the geography, environment, and climate that supported...
    Read more

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