Tag Archive: Peachtree

Talk Like An Animal

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When animals talk in an easy picture book, they often do so to teach us human values or lessons in proper behavior.  Such is the case with the picture books listed below, all… Continue reading

All Dogs Go to Heaven

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I am a dog person (check out my other doggy posts here and here). No apologies, no regrets—well, except maybe for the “lived-on” look of my couch. And while I love the look… Continue reading

Tracey’s Favorite Picture Books of 2015

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I love picture books! I loved to read them aloud when I was a primary teacher, a mother, and a daycare mom. Each year so many excellent ones are published, and it is… Continue reading

We are all part of the human family

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Human rights and respect for others are values we want to instill in our children. As we grew up in the fifties, my parents taught us The Golden Rule of “Do unto others… Continue reading

We have a new baby! Hurray?

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Adding a new baby to the family is a wonderful experience…unless, of course, you are the older brother or sister. This picture was snapped at the moment that my older son Alex met… Continue reading

Getting Ready for April is Poetry Month

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April is National Poetry Month, and it is just around the corner! I’ve found quite a few excellent poetry titles that have been published since last April, and picked out a few to… Continue reading

Tweaking Fairy Tales in Picture Books

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Kids will get a kick out of the twists to three familiar fairy tales in these new picture books. The Princess and the Packet of Frozen Peas by Tony Wilson (ill. by Sue… Continue reading

Back to School Contest – Closed

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Now that school is back in session, what better way to celebrate than a contest?! What will you win? Two lucky people will win autographed copies of Carmen Agra Deedy’s new book Return… Continue reading

Women’s History Month

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What do Amelia Earhart, Sandra Day O’Connor and Dr. Sally K. Ride all have in common? They were all women that made a difference in women’s history. Amelia Earhart was the first woman… Continue reading

Mock ALA Awards – Lindsey’s Picks

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When Kristin first suggested selecting our own nominees for the ALA awards, I was excited. But then came the agony of narrowing down all the wonderful and fantastic books that came out this… Continue reading