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Reading Aloud “Ox-Cart Man”

At the request of fellow bloggers, here is a video of me reading aloud the classic children’s picture book, “Ox-Cart Man.” But first, I wanted to show you a mural the children made last year that hangs as a permanent … Continue reading

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November – “Ox-Cart Man”

As I drove home tonight and looked at the sky, I immediately knew it was an “Ox-Cart Man” sky, the one in November where he finally arrived back home. ┬áDo you know “Ox-Cart Man” by Donald Hall? It is one … Continue reading

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Children’s Books: Old Can Be Better

Now that the best new children’s books this year are receiving awards and recognition, I’m excited and scanning the titles for my new favorites. ┬áBesides recognizing the best new books of the year, it’s gift giving time. Nothing beats reading-aloud … Continue reading

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