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Family-Friendly Friday: Thanksgiving Edition

Turkeys, Pilgrims, Family, and pie. All the best for little guys (and gals). Next Thursday will be Thanksgiving in the U.S., a time to spend with friends and family celebrating what we are thankful for this year and eating lots of yummy food. Here are some books to read, songs to sing and even a… Continue reading Family-Friendly Friday: Thanksgiving Edition

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Happy Halloween!

Today is the last day of Blogtober/Blogoween. While we're sad to see it end, we are looking forward to taking just a few days off before settling into a somewhat more relaxed schedule for the coming months. A huge thank you to each and every person who has liked, followed, commented, or shared a post. The… Continue reading Happy Halloween!

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Family-Friendly Friday: Trick or Treat Edition

Just 2 more days until you put on your costumes and go door to door filling your pails with candies. Here are some books and games to tide you over and some songs to sing along the way. The Scare: A Halloween Story by Kirstin Lenane Simon loves everything about Halloween: the candy, the costumes…… Continue reading Family-Friendly Friday: Trick or Treat Edition

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6 Halloween Short Stories

With five days to go until Halloween, there's still plenty of time to read one or two of these compact tales. Sweet Tooth by R. M. Huffman A short urban fantasy. Physicians often spend nights awake, up at the hospital caring for patients. On most occasions this doctor is no different, but on Halloween, his… Continue reading 6 Halloween Short Stories

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Family-Friendly Friday: Ghost Edition

This week's Family-Friendly Friday theme is Ghosts. They may make things go bump in the night, but with these ghosts you aren't in for a fright. Ghosties: A Silly Rhyming Spooky Picture Book for Kids by Gerald Hawksley Halloween is in the air. You'd like to see a ghost - but where? At night when… Continue reading Family-Friendly Friday: Ghost Edition

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4 Books of Halloween Poetry

Halloween is full of vibrant images aching to be immortalized in poetry. Twilight Tales: A Collection of Chilling Poems by by J.T. Holden (Author), Andrew Johnson (Illustrator), and Gene Kelly (Illustrator) A short, but delightful Halloween poem book. All ages will surely enjoy these scary atmospheric poems and the spooky artwork throughout. From a haunting encounter… Continue reading 4 Books of Halloween Poetry