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It’s National Franks and Beans Day! Celebrate With the Ultimate Summertime Food and A Great Picture Book!

Hot Diggity Dog: The History of the Hot Dog By Adrienne Sylver; illustrated by Elwood...

“The Storm Book” by Charlotte Zolotow; pictures by Margaret Bloy Graham

Sublime picture books like this one sure can conjure moments from childhood, and Charlotte Zolotow's...

“William’s Doll” by Charlotte Zolotow; pictures by William Pene Du Bois

"William's Doll "by Charlotte Zolotow: author of over seventy books as well as editor, publisher...

“Memorial Day: Festivals, Holidays and Celebrations” by Trudi Strain Trueit; art by Ronnie Rooney

In searching out picture books for Memorial Day, I try to find those that both...

Memorial Day’s Poppy Tribute and Its Origins, Via A Wonderful Picture Book for Young Readers

The Poppy Lady: Moina Belle Michael and Her Tribute to Veterans By Barbara Elizabeth Walsh Paintings...

“This Land is Your Land” by Woody Guthrie; paintings by Kathy Jakobsen

If you've ever heard or sung "This Land is Your Land" by legendary folksinger and...

Celebrate National Teacher Day with Another Patricia Polacco Paean to the Noble Name of Teacher.

Mr. Wayne’s Masterpiece By Patricia Polacco One of my favorite picture book authors, Ms. Patricia...

“Twas the Night Before Mother’s Day” by Natasha Wing; Art by Amy Wummer

if you haven't read any of Natasha Wing's  "The Night Before..." books, then it's time!...

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