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‘It’s Not Just a Book’: Maryland Book Bank Provides Choice and Opportunity Students gain confidence on the path to proficient reading through the statewide program

Ravens Bookmobile crowd shot

  On a school day in October, Glenmount Elementary/Middle librarian Erin Hauser is grabbing as many books as she can carry from the Ravens Bookmobile—at least 50 or 60, she says. Other teachers at the Baltimore City school are doing the same. It’s one of many opportunities they have to …

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Schooltime Stories and Spooky Tales Conjure Up Reading Adventures With These 10 Books

Make back to school and Halloween memorable with these spirited book selections. Board Books   “Happy Halloween, Daniel Tiger!” by Angela C. Santomero Fans of “Mister Rogers Neighborhood” will enjoy reading about Daniel Tiger and his neighborhood as they prepare for Halloween. Daniel Tiger and his neighbors are dressing up …

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5 Helpful Halloween Books for Kids Teach your kids about outside appearances, disguises and costumes with the following Halloween-themed tales.

“Go Away, Big Green Monster!” by Ed Emberley This classic interactive book has been helping children come to terms with their bedtime fears for more than 25 years. The storyline supports the idea that our imagination can make up things to scare us, but we have the power to eliminate …

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Celebrate Art in All Its Forms 10 Books to Inspire Children’s Interest in the Arts

Learn about the value of creative expression with this month’s selections. Board Books ‘Nature: Early Learning at the Museum’ by Nosy Crow, illustrated by the Trustees of The British Museum Toddlers will love learning with this beautiful and engaging book that uses items contained in The British Museum. Each page …

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‘Sprouting Wings’ & Pursuing Dreams New children's picture book by Louisa Jaggar tells story of first Black airman to fly across the United States

As a farm boy growing up in Oklahoma around the turn of the 20th century, James Herman Banning dreamed big. He dreamed of one day touching the sky. But how could Banning, a young African American boy, find a plane much less locate someone who could teach him? In a …

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