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Building Bridges with Bilingual Books

By Amadee Ricketts, author of Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning Bilingual books can help children from all backgrounds discover the richness and diversity of language. They can serve as mirrors, giving children who are dual-language learners … Continue reading

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Boost SEL with Summertime Reading BINGO

By Amadee Ricketts, author of Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning Reading together is fun all year round, but summer is a great time to discover new favorites and add a creative twist. Summertime SEL (social and … Continue reading

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Reading Together: Why Your Baby Needs Books

By Elizabeth Verdick and Marjorie Lisovskis, authors of Happy Healthy Baby® series When you read to your baby, you’re not just bonding, you’re promoting language and social skills. It’s never too early to start a positive lifetime habit. “In the … Continue reading

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On Boy Books and Girl Books

By Amadee Ricketts, author of Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning There are no such things as “girl books” and “boy books.” There is just a universe of books, waiting to be matched up with a universe … Continue reading

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What Can Students Learn from Graphic Novels?

By Allison Wedell Schumacher My grandma and grandpa’s house in Oberlin, Ohio, was the stuff of childhood dreams: a nearly endless backyard leading down to a creek, a screened-in porch with a hammock so the bugs couldn’t get to you … Continue reading

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