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Review: Avocado Magic by Taltal Levi

Review: Avocado Magic by Taltal Levi

Regardless of whether you’re a fan of avocado toast, you’ll surely be entranced by Avocado Magic, a touching story a growth by Israeli author-illustrator Taltal Levi. The story follows a young girl who, a bit impatient to grow up, learns to slow down and enjoy life as she waits for her avocado pit to turn

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Getting Kids Ready for Back to School

Getting Kids Ready for Back to School

As the start of the school years looms ever closer, some kids may start feeling a little bit nervous. Change can be scary! And trying to find a balance between fitting in and being yourself is always tough. If you’ve already bought all the school supplies your kids need for this year, and maybe even

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Review: The Forest Keeper by Rina Singh

Review: The Forest Keeper by Rina Singh

In an era of globalization, climate change, and natural disasters, it’s easy to feel small and insignificant in the face of much larger world events. But the truth is that one person can make an enormous difference! The Forest Keeper by Rina Singh is the true story of Jadav Molai Payeng from Majuli, India, who

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Children’s Singing Contest 2023: Getting Back to the Music

Children’s Singing Contest 2023: Getting Back to the Music

We’ve already discussed at length the importance of using music in children’s education—not only is it an outlet of creativity and self-expression, but also a lesson in perseverance, dexterity, and rhythm. Now, we have the pleasure of announcing our first children’s singing contest for Canadians aged 4 to 12! Before October 1, 2023, children must

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Review: That Flag by Tameka Fryer Brown

Review: That Flag by Tameka Fryer Brown

I am not American. I am not Black. I am not the target age for a children’s picture book. But none of this lessened the impact That Flag by Tameka Fryer Brown—an outstanding writer, by the way—had on me as a reader. The story follows two best friends, one Caucasian (Bianca) and one African American

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