Arbor Day!

“I feel a great regard for trees; they represent age and beauty and the miracles of life and growth.” ― Louise Dickinson Rich (1903-1991) Celebrate Arbor Day this year! National Arbor Day is always celebrated on the 4th Friday of April. This year it falls on Friday, April 26, 2024. Arbor Day was started in…

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Solar Eclipse

Explore Safely. Today, Monday, April 8, 2024, a solar eclipse will appear across Mexico, the United States, and Canada. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon blocks any part of the sun. A path from Texas to Maine will show the the eclipse in totality (where the moon completely blocks out the sun). NASA, the…

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Friends And Awe In All Seasons

2 books that celebrate friends and the wonder of nature. This lovely picture book, Fix and Stitch written by Barbara Nass and illustrated by Liza Woodruff celebrates the positive energy and helping nature of friends in any season. Watch as the group of friends comes together as autumn turns to winter. This awe-focused picture book…

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Happy Winter Solstice!

A book cover with people standing in the snow.

This is the best picture book to celebrate the First Day of Winter in the Northern Hemisphere. We love this wonderful picture book, The Shortest Day, by Susan Cooper and illustrated by Carson Ellis. The Winter Solstice starts today in the Northern Hemisphere. Happy reading! For some of our other favorite books, please go here.

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Winter Books

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Our favorite winter picture books! It’s winter and a perfect time to cozy up and read some picture books with the kiddos in your life. Here are 4 of our favorite winter-themed picture books: Waiting for Snow by Marsh Diane Arnold and illustrated by Renata Liwska / Tracks in the Snow by Wong Herbert Yee…

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