Choosing the Best Homeschool Curriculum

As we look forward to the end of the school year, it’s only natural for homeschooling families to start planning for the next. It’s often during this time that we begin our annual evaluations and reflect upon what worked well and what didn’t. It’s a natural time to start planning for the next school year

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Valentine’s Day Books

Our 14 Favorite Valentine’s Day Books

Roses are red, violets are blue, these Valentine's day books are great, so we’re sharing them with you! Valentine’s Day is around the corner, so why not celebrate by cuddling up with your kids and reading a sweet story that will teach them about love and kindness? These are 14 of our favorite books you

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Hanukkah-Themed Books

8 Hanukkah-Themed Books to Read This Year

The first day of Hanukkah is December 10! What better way to get into the spirit of the holiday than by reading Hanukkah-themed books with your children? With these eight books, you can read and celebrate together each night of the festival of lights! 1. “Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins” by Eric A. Kimmel, illustrated

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Favorite Toddler Books

18 of Our Favorite Toddler Books!

Your 2 or 3-year-old toddler will now begin to show interest in story lines and characters, rather than just drooling and eating their board books. Reading at this age is more of a bonding experience for you and your little one rather than a lesson in phonics and grammar, so have fun with it and

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Baby to the Love of Reading

Introduce Your Baby to the Love of Reading with These Books

Psychology Today reports that “reading to babies as young as six months of age leads to stronger vocabularies and better early literacy skills four years later, just as the children are getting ready to go to school.” So, there is no time to wait to instill a love of learning, a growing vocabulary and engaging

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Big Read Alachua County

Get Ready For the NEA Big Read Alachua County

The Alachua County Library District and the Florida Museum of Natural History have teamed up to bring the National Endowment of the Arts Big Read Alachua County. This will be a series of free events that highlight females in science and strengthen our community! "The NEA Big Read is a program designed to broaden understanding

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

One fish, two fish. Red fish, blue fish. We all know Dr. Seuss’s famous works, but how much do we really know about the famous author himself? March 2 would have been the 116th birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, and is also Read Across America Day. To celebrate the day,

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Finding Your Fit: Which Book Style Best Suits You?

By Meredith Sheldon E-books, Nooks and Kindles let you access books at the swipe of your fingers. With the advancement of technology, books are leaving the shelves and are shifting digital. Whether you are a traditional paperback junkie or a digital book lover, there are a wide variety of formats to get yourself reading. But,

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