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11 Read-Alouds for Difficult Times

Books can be a wonderful tool to use with children who have experienced difficult times such as trauma or loss. Reading, being read to, and talking with adults they love can help them understand and cope

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10 Favorite End of Year Read-Alouds

As another school year comes to a close, books can be a great tool for connecting and empathizing with all different kinds of emotions little learners may be feeling. Some children may be looking forward to

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