Some children may be interested in learning about the senses by reading informational texts, and some prefer reading picture books centered on a character’s experiences. There are even books with sensory experiences like different textures to touch. Here are six books that explore our senses, all available through Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

Here to Help: Disabilities & Inclusion

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Sharing Stories, Sharing Cultures

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Try Something New

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