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Boat of Dreams – A Picture Book With No Words

Boat of Dreams – A Picture Book With No Words

Boat of Dreams How does a fastidious old man with bowler, umbrella, suspenders, and a Salvador Dali mustache come to live on a deserted island? How does a boy come to live alone in an apparently deserted city? Are they separated by distance or by time? Does the man dream the boy? Does the boy(…)

Books for Budding Environmentalists

Books for Budding Environmentalists

Here’s our roundup of books for budding environmentalists who celebrate our lovely planet and think about how we can protect it! Pedal Power – How One Community Became the Bicycle Capital of the World Cycling rules the road in Amsterdam today, but that wasn’t always the case. In the 1970’s, Amsterdam was so crowded with(…)

Children’s Books with Sea Creatures

Children’s Books with Sea Creatures

Fish, Turtles, Dolphins, Whales and Sharks make wonderful characters for our children to read and learn about.  Today we feature a round-up of books about a Turtle Tug, Pout-Pout Fish and so many more amazing characters from the ocean blue. Turtle Tug to the Rescue Turtle Tug is on the lookout! This chugging, tugging turtle(…)

Title: 3 Reasons to Consider a Career as a Counselor

Title: 3 Reasons to Consider a Career as a Counselor

Counseling is often portrayed as talking to a few regular patients about a never-ending litany of first world problems or rehashing the same exaggerated childhood traumas. However, there are many ways that counselors benefit individuals and societies as a whole. Here are three reasons to consider a career as a counselor. You Can Make the(…)

Books About Birthdays

Books About Birthdays

Everybody has one, a birthday that is.  Start your kids off at a young age with books about birthdays.  For the infants and toddlers, there is Birthday Counting and for the older kids, there is Birthday Counting Can you count backward from 6 to 1 at a birthday party? The perfect choice for baby’s birthday(…)

Twinderella – A Fractioned Fairytale

Twinderella – A Fractioned Fairytale

Have you heard the story of Cinderella? Well, you don’t know the half of it. Cinderella had a twin sister, Tinderella. They each did half the housework, half the mending, and half the mean step-sister tending. But when they meet only one prince, what will they do? The whole story has twice the magic and(…)