PAX

PAX

By Sara Pennypacker Illustrated by Jon Klassen Recommended grade level – 3rd – 7th From bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes a beautifully written, utterly compelling novel about the powerful relationship between a boy and his fox. Pax is destined to become a classic that will be beloved for generations to come. Pax and his boy Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a wee kit. But one day, the Read more »
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March 07, 2016
In a Different Key The Story of Autism

In a Different Key The Story of Autism

By John Donvan and Caren Zucker Seventy-five years ago a young boy named Donald Triplett from Forest, Mississippi was the first diagnosed case of autism. Donvan and Zucker begin the story of autism from the very beginning in Mississippi with a most engaging narrative style, telling the story of many other families like the Tripletts who freed their children from institutions, fought for their rights as parents and the rights of Read more »
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March 07, 2016
Thirty Million Words: Building a Child’s Brain

Thirty Million Words: Building a Child’s Brain

By Dana Suskind, M.D. Thirty Million Words: Building a Child’s Brain is a labor of love and the basis for the Thirty Million Words Initiative, founded by cochlear implant surgeon and author Dana Suskind. In following her young patients after surgery, Suskind discovered that the more these infants and children were exposed to words (primarily from their parents or caregivers), the more quickly they developed language after their surgery. She learned Read more »
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March 07, 2016
The Coloring Book of Mindfulness

The Coloring Book of Mindfulness

Illustrated by Holly Macdonald One of the hottest trends in publishing is coloring books for grownups. There are plenty of theories behind why this classic pastime for children has become so popular, but it most likely has a lot to do with stress relief, among other things. Nostalgia may be another good reason. Coloring gives adults a chance to return to a simpler time when the most important decision we had Read more »
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March 07, 2016
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