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Granny’s Purse – Book Review

Posted by on Jul 10, 2016 in Book Reviews - Kids, Featured, Reading Room | 0 comments

Granny’s Purse is a fun board book for kids. It’s die cut into the shape of a purse and has various layers (pages) that the kids can flip through.

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Ben Loves Bear – Book Review

Posted by on Mar 10, 2016 in Book Reviews - Kids, Featured, Reading Room | 0 comments

Ben Loves Bear is a board book that captures the wonderful relationship that takes place between so many of us and our stuffed animals.

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Mama Gone Geek – Review

Posted by on Dec 24, 2014 in Book Reviews - General, Child Safety, Family Life, Featured | 0 comments

Mama Gone Geek is a book by Lynn Brunelle that announces the author as “Calling on my inner science nerd to help navigate the ups and downs of parenthood;” a rather long subtitle, but an accurate one.  This is not your usual parenting book.

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Toot and Tickle – Review

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Book Reviews - Kids, Reading Room | 0 comments

A review by Cynthia Kirkeby of ClassBrain of Tickle and Toot, two board books by Leslie Patricelli.

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Noodle Board Books – review

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Book Reviews - Kids, Featured, Reading Room | 0 comments

Noodle is a cute little panda bear who is the star of some Nosy Crow board books with “touch-and-feels for little paws.”  I...

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Tiny Tab Books – Review

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Book Reviews - Kids, Featured, Reading Room | 0 comments

A review by Cynthia Kirkeby of two Nosy Crow pull-tab books illustrated by Jannie Ho.

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How Can Jump and Who Can Swim – Review

Posted by on Dec 13, 2014 in Book Reviews - Kids, Reading Room | 0 comments

A book review of Who Can Jump? and Who Can Swim?, a set of board books by Sebastien Braun.

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“Can You Say It Too” Board Books – Review

Posted by on Dec 11, 2014 in Book Reviews - Kids, Reading Room | 0 comments

A review by ClassBrain’s Cynthia Kirkeby of Sebastien Braun’s Nosy Crow books: Woof! Woof! and Moo! Moo!

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U.S. Education Funding In Crisis Infographic

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Featured, Reading Room, School Matters | 0 comments

An infographic hihglighting the lack of support for teachers and teaching supplies in the classroom.

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Junk Drawer Physics – Review

Posted by on Aug 14, 2014 in Book Reviews - General, Reading Room, Reviews | 0 comments

A book review by Cynthia Kirkeby of ClassBrain of Junk Drawer Physics by Bobby Mercer, which gives you 50 experiments that you can do on a shoestring.

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Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments – Review

Posted by on Aug 11, 2014 in Book Reviews - General, Featured, Reading Room, Reviews | 0 comments

ClassBrain’s review of Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments, which has 30 experiments that you can do at home that are broken into the following categories: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Planet Earth, and The Human Body.

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The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary – Review

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Book Reviews - Kids, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Reading Room | 0 comments

If you’re a fan of the Wimpy Kid movies and you’ve always wondered what it would be like to make a movie yourself, then the Wimpy Kid Movie Diary is the perfect book for you.

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The Jury Duty Scam – Beware

Posted by on Apr 30, 2013 in Family Life, Reading Room | 0 comments

Jury scams have been around for years, but have seen a resurgence in recent months. Be sure to protect yourself.

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The Digital Library of America

Posted by on Apr 20, 2013 in Featured, Reading Room, Teaching Tools | 0 comments

The Digital Library of American brings together exhibits from libraries, archives and museums all across America, and makes them freely available to the world.

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Diaper Buds – Diapers for Parents on the Go – Review

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Family Life, Product Reviews, Reading Room | 0 comments

What if someone could make a diaper about the size of a pack of saltines? Then you could slip a few in your purse and concentrate on traveling with the family instead of feeling like a pack-mule.

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