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Elwood Bigfoot: Wanted: Birdie Friends! {Giveaway, Review & Author Interview}

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Elwood Bigfoot: Wanted: Birdie Friends! is a cute book. Both my 4 year old son and 7 year old daughter  have enjoyed having this read to them. I’ve caught them during our weeks picking this book up on their own and gazing at all the colorfully interesting illustrations. The illustrations perfectly capture the feelings of characters!  The main character in this story is seeking friendship and his ways in going about it are interesting to witness. This book can open up conversations with a child about making friends . The story mainly is about  perseverance and not giving up. I believe at one point or another there’s been a bit of this Bigfoot in all of us. 

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The Adventures of Pajama Girl {Book Review and Giveaway}

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The Adventures of Pajama Girl and the Coronation of the Cupcake Queen is a cute story. My six year old daughter told me she really likes this book since it features two of her favorite things, pajamas and cupcakes.  Even I was drawn in by the illustrations of a dream land filled with sugary sweet treats. But all sugary goodness aside, there’s a very important message to be learned in this tale. The lesson is a very pertinent one about not stealing, remembering to include others when possible, forgiveness, and not to ruin other people’s day just because your feelings got hurt and you got left out. These lessons are important to learn as children will certainly encounter them in their own daily lives.

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Easter Stories and Prayers {Book Review}

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Easter Stories and Prayers (Little Blessings) is a special edition! Children by nature are curious and have many questions when it comes to just about anything. For example, “What’s Easter really about,” & “Why is there a cross?” are questions that have come from the mouths of my own children. In recognizing this the author answers and explains the who, what, when, where, and why surrounding the story of Jesus’ resurrection in a way children ages 3-6 years old can easily understand.

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One Sentence Bible Storybooks {Book Review}

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Bible Favorites One Sentence Storybooks by Nancy I. Sanders is a darling collection of beginner readers. I was drawn to these right away to begin using with my four year old son. Oh, how I wished these were around when my oldest was learning to read. After beginning use and evaluating thoroughly, I feel this is a wonderful way to present the Word of God to young children. These have the ability to fill little hearts with the truth of God and the love He has for us. I believe children will gain knowledge & understanding as well as a sense of accomplishment memorizing these stories word by word.

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Love is Forever {Book Review}

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Love is Forever by Casey Rislov is book to turn to for little ones that recently have lost someone they were close to or even for those that haven’t quite yet. During this time, feelings of sadness, anger, and confusion may arises and children need to be reassured it’s okay to feel that way. In this world there will be loss and dealing with it healthily is the best way to move forward. I believe resources such as this book are crucial to have at the ready for parents as well as caregivers when the situation arises.

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New book teaches kids computational thinking!

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Few dispute that teaching kids about computational thinking primes them for success in our modern, computerized world. But even today, parents and teachers still have few options to help them teach.

Software engineer Carlos Bueno may have the answer in a lovingly illustrated new book that brings computer science to life. Bueno’s Lauren Ipsum is a fantasy adventure in the style of Alice in Wonderland that’s designed to spark discussions about computer science.

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