Beyond the Book: Seed Mosaics

Beyond the Book: Seed Mosaics

We believe in stories that carry themselves well beyond the pages of the book.  We're always looking for crafts, activities, and discussions that can help kids internalize and understand the good messages they just read about.  

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Q&A with author Patricia MacLachlan

Q&A with author Patricia MacLachlan

Patricia MacLachlan is the author of many well-known books including Sarah Plain and Tall and, most recently, The Hundred-Year Barn.  We asked her some questions about reading, growing up, and community and are thrilled to share her answers here with you.

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Beyond the Book: Valentine Bookmarks

Beyond the Book: Valentine Bookmarks

Have you read the book, Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch? It is a must for the valentine season, with a message that resonates all year round.

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Beyond the Book: Gingerbread Pirates Treasure Map

Beyond the Book: Gingerbread Pirates Treasure Map

The Gingerbread Pirates is a not-to-miss Christmas book.  It appeals to the boys – because pirates – but girls love it equally as much!  This is the Christmas book that gets the most love from the kids in our home.  

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10 Uplifting Books for Christmas

10 Uplifting Books for Christmas

There are so many wonderful Christmas books.  We want to share a few of our favorites and will share some other favorites on Instagram through the month.  

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2018 Picture Book Gift Guide

2018 Picture Book Gift Guide

Christmas is weeks away, but the way time is passing it feels more like days!  At our house we do a want, need, wear, read theme.  And when it comes to gifts we value quality over quantity.  

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7 Picture Books about Gratitude and Thanksgiving

7 Picture Books about Gratitude and Thanksgiving

When I think back to my childhood, I can think of a lot of Christmas books and Halloween books that I read with my mom.  Today, I have many that I now read with my own kids.  But when it comes to Thanksgiving books, they are hard to come by for some reason.

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