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15 Tools to Celebrate Easter

As April dawns, we look excitedly towards Easter, a time of celebration for our risen Savior! What an opportunity to teach our children about the gift that Christ gave us through His sacrifice on the cross! This year, whether you add to your existing traditions or start new ones, be sure to grab one of… Continue reading 15 Tools to Celebrate Easter

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The Essential Picture Book List for Spring

As the first day of spring approaches, many of us wait in anticipation to get outside and finally enjoy the warmth that the season will bring us! The world around us will begin to come alive and blossom with new life. What an excellent time to explore the outdoors! As winter fades into spring, pick… Continue reading The Essential Picture Book List for Spring

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12 Must-Read Books about Women of Faith

I have a daughter . . . and as I stop and consider Women's History Month, I think about the stories of amazing women that I want to tell her. While there are incredible female athletes and brilliant female scientists who have challenged the norm and reached new heights of achievement, who's story do I… Continue reading 12 Must-Read Books about Women of Faith

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Top 10 Books to Read for St. Patrick’s Day

Can you believe that it is March already? I certainly can't! However, I am excited to dive into all of the amazing Irish folktales and St. Patrick's Day stories over the next couple of weeks. I hope you will join me! Head to your local library or follow the link to get these amazing books… Continue reading Top 10 Books to Read for St. Patrick’s Day

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20 Books to Read on Valentine’s Day

In a little over a week, it will be Valentine's Day! For our children, Valentine's Day is the day to celebrate friendship, kindness, and the love of family. In the days leading up to Valentine's, head over to your local library and check out a few of these sweet, festive picture books to read with… Continue reading 20 Books to Read on Valentine’s Day

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Holocaust Remembrance Books

On the heels of Martin Luther King Jr. day comes International Holocaust Remembrance Day. During these last few weeks, our country and our world has stopped to remember the injustices that occurred, the lives that were lost, and the lessons we have learned. Recently, my class has been reading Number the Stars by Lois Lowry,… Continue reading Holocaust Remembrance Books

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“I Have a Dream . . .”

8 Books about Martin Luther King Jr. On Monday, we will be taking a day to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. and his message to America, pleading that our nation be united through love rather than hate. He pleaded that every individual be valued and recognized. He pleaded that all Americans would be given the… Continue reading “I Have a Dream . . .”

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16 Books to Teach the Real Meaning of Christmas

There are so many reasons to anticipate the Christmas season! Every year I look forward to cranking up the timeless holiday tunes as I drive to work each morning. The day to pull out box after box of Christmas decorations can't come soon enough. And crazy, brightly colored Christmas sweaters become a wardrobe staple during… Continue reading 16 Books to Teach the Real Meaning of Christmas

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45 Christmas Picture Books

The Christmas season finally here, and I am so excited! What better way to fill your December with Christmas cheer than by a stack of charming Christmas books! Have you ever heard of the "12 books of Christmas" activity? Or "25 books of Christmas"? This activity is a fun and simple way of incorporating literature… Continue reading 45 Christmas Picture Books

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12 Tools to Celebrate Advent

As Halloween fades and we begin to look ahead to the holidays, you may hear talk about Advent. What is Advent? According to Britannica, advent is defined as "the period of preparation for the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ at Christmas and also of preparation for the Second Coming of Christ." As Christians,… Continue reading 12 Tools to Celebrate Advent