Category Archives: Ages 0+

2015: The Year of the Comic

The annual American Library Association (ALA) book awards were doled out yesterday, and, for those of you who missed the award show, the big winner was…. comics! For the first time, a comic — El Deafo by Cece Bell — garnered … Continue reading

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Introducing Children to Books, Part II

This post is the second in a three-part series of posts about choosing books for young children at various stages of development. All three posts will be permanently housed here: Introducing Children to Books. When my third child was eighteen months … Continue reading

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14 Children’s Books to Introduce Kids to Colors

I set out with the intent of selecting 10 books — and only 10 books — about colors to recommend to you. I knew at the outset that many more than 10 great books about colors have been written and … Continue reading

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Introducing Children to Books, Part I

This post is the first in a three-part series of posts about choosing books for young children at various stages of development. All three posts will be permanently housed here: Introducing Children to Books. Introducing my children to books was … Continue reading

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12 Books for Nature-Loving Babies and Toddlers

For babies and toddlers, I seek out books about familiar plants and animals. You can teach kids about strangler figs and spider monkeys later (unless you live in a rainforest). Here is a list of books to encourage babies and … Continue reading

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5 Books Every Toddler Should Own

My third child is a toddler right now. He is finally hooked on books and requests — or rather demands — repeat readings of his favorites. I am so thankful that I am able to surround him with wonderful books … Continue reading

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12 Children’s Books About Africa

I am very excited to share this list of books about Africa with you. There are so many fantastic picture books set in Africa that it was challenging to choose just twelve. The booklist below includes stories set in a variety … Continue reading

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