Picture Books Supporting the Girl Scout Daisy Global Action Award

C has been working on earning the Global Action Award for Girl Scout Daisies, which uses the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) “to…

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Free to Learn by Peter Gray

That blurb makes the book sound far, far more “anti-school” than it actually feels. Even though Free to Learn presents very unconventional ideas about education, it…

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One Plastic Bag by Miranda Paul

All too often when I’m browsing the nonfiction children’s titles on NetGalley, I spot a book that looks like it might tie in perfectly…

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Kid Presidents by David Stabler

When Kid Presidents arrived in the mail, I didn’t expect to share it with C. It’s geared for ages 9-12, and she’s only a…

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How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare by Ken Ludwig

Thank you, Ken Ludwig, for writing How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare. Confession: I am a very reluctant Shakespeare reader. I don’t remember being…

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The Year of Learning Dangerously by Quinn Cummings

In The Year of Learning Dangerously, Quinn Cummings chronicles her family’s decision to take her daughter out of public school and homeschool for a…

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Children’s Poetry: Over the River and Through the Wood

   Title: Over the River and Through the WoodEditors: Karen L. Kilcup and Angela SorbyPublisher: Johns Hopkins University Press Expected Release:January 5, 2014 Source:I…

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