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All Wrapped Up Hint, hint! These books make great presents

This year brought us some great reads that would also make for wonderful gifts. Check out this list. BOARD/TODDLER ‘I Am a Baby’ by Katherine Madeline Allen Babies will be engaged in this rollicking read-aloud, as they view pictures of diverse infants and everyday objects. ‘Flip Flap Find! Counting 1, 2, …

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Art Around Us 10 books that show the world’s creative side

These books will inspire young readers interested in all kinds of artistic endeavors – poetry, illustration, movies, dance and more. Easy Nonfiction ‘Imagine’ by Juan Felipe Herrera Former U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera recalls his childhood spent traveling with his migrant farming family in this memoir in verse. Luminous …

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Serial Reading Let your kids dive into these great collections

“The Universe of Stories” is the theme of Baltimore County Public Library’s summer reading program. Let your kids embrace new worlds and new characters with these series that will get them reading through the summer. BOARD/TODDLER National Geographic’s latest series of board books introduces even the youngest children to high-quality …

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Happy Birthday, Blue Balliett!

Each month, we celebrate a birthday of literary significance. “Any time you can get kids curious, they’re going to pay attention and focus in a different way,” writes Blue Balliett. Balliett is the American author of several bestselling and acclaimed mystery novels, including “Chasing Vermeer,” “The Wright 3,” “The Calder …

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Bodies of Work 10 Titles about Sports, Athletes and Ourselves

Our bodies are things of wonder, whether they are growing a new tooth, riding a bike, becoming a  world-famous athlete or fighting off a disease. These books for a variety of ages celebrate all things physical. Board/Toddler ‘Tooth’ by Leslie Patricelli Baby is getting a new tooth — and there …

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Crafted Tales 9 Stories of Young Artists and Intriguing Creators

Sketching, painting, poetry, photography and even the viola are represented in this collection of children’s books celebrating the arts. Board/Toddlers:‘ABC: Early Learning at the Museum’ Much more than your average alphabet ook, “ABC: Early Learning at the Museum” features artifacts from all over the world that can be found at …

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