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Tag Archives | Read-alouds

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Tales from a Finnish Tupa

Originally published in 1936 by Albert Whitman & Company, Tales from a Finnish Tupa has recently been reissued by the University of Minnesota Press. This collection of Finnish tales includes stories of magic and humor (“Droll Tales”) as well as fables or pourquoi stories. I can remember reading the “Color Fairy” books when I was […]

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Baseball Crazy

Yup. I admit it. I am baseball crazy. I have been since my mom took me to games at Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, Minnesota, to see the newly arrived Minnesota Twins. And this year the Twins have outdoor baseball for the first time since 1982. It’s no wonder “baseball awareness” is heightened at this time […]

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Best Read-Aloud Picture Books

Reading out loud is a low-cost, high-payback activity. It benefits both the reader and the listener. Lifelong bonds are often formed between people who engage in this activity. Make reading out loud a can’t-miss half hour in your home, classroom, daycare, place of worship, library, or workplace. The results may surprise you. “Best Read Aloud […]

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