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Celebrate Children’s Book Week 2009

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Today marks the beginning of Children’s Book Week (CBW) 2009, an annual celebration of books and reading since 1919, hosted by the Children’s Book Council. With events taking place in New York, Chicago, Boston and Seattle, Children’s Book Week is

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Looking for great books for kids? Check out Read Kiddo Read

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With the summer slowly approaching, everyone is looking for a little sun and relaxation. For parents and children alike this is a great time to pick up new, interesting books that are friendly for any age. Not sure where to

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Celebrate Global Literacy with The Big Read this week

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Did You Know? •    776 million adults globally lack literacy skills •    75 million children are out of school I’ll admit that I didn’t. This week is UNESCO and the Global Campaign for Education’s Global Action Week promoting youth and

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National Library Week 2009 – Worlds connect @ your library!

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Today is the start of National Library Week 2009, kicking off a week of appreciation for our nation’s libraries and librarians. The Honorary Chair of National Library Week this year is Jamie Lee Curtis a well-known supporter of children’s literacy and

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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

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Today celebrates the 105th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Seuss, who created more than 100 characters and stories encouraging children of all ages to read. From his first book And to Think I Saw it on Mulberry Street, published

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