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World Book Online

Online encyclopedia filled with facts and information on many subjects. World Book Online contains thousands of informational articles with illustrations, videos, interactive maps, research help, and activities for kids, students … Continued

From Books to Bars with Frzy

  As Pittsburgh heads into Summer Reading season, Emmy Award-winning rapper Frzy and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh are excited to introduce a new video series, From Books to Bars! Each day … Continued

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Guest Post: The Single Mom Defined Book Club

For some single moms, support often comes in the form of words. Words that encourage, words that motivate, words that remind you that you’re not alone. Learn more about the “Single Mom Defined” Book Club in partnership with CLP.

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Book Awards Roundup: Part 2

Check out this post for some background on this research, and why I put it together. Here’s a breakdown of the book awards and prizes I surveyed, with pie charts! … Continued

Picture Book Month

Picture Book Month is an international literacy initiative that celebrates the print picture book during the month of November. Celebrate by reading some to your favorite person today! 

Find Windows to the World in Picture Book Biographies

Whether you are heading back to school online or in a homeschool setting, it is time to move beyond the famous figures shared in conventional history textbooks. One great way to learn about innovative people is to explore a stack of picture book biographies.

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Online COVID-19 Resources for Kids

As librarians, we mostly believe that almost any problem can be solved—or at least better understood—through reading. The current pandemic is testing that belief (along with lots of others), but we are still searching for and sharing good resources as much as possible. If you also turn to books to help make sense of the world and you are trying to figure out how to explain the new reality to your kids, consider sharing some of these very recently published online titles with the children in your lives.

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