Betsy Bird Meets Us at The Lamp-Post

May 17, 2022

This month at the Lamp-Post, we talk about the role of humor in children’s literature with the always funny Betsy […]

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Who Needs Funny Books in the Age of Cat Videos?  

by: Sara Hudson 
May 10, 2022

I taught preschool from 2003 until 2019. In that time, “screen time” went from watching Sesame Street DVDs while parents […]

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6 Great Books to Read on Mother’s Day

May 6, 2022

Spend time with the amazing Mom in your life by reading aloud together this Mother’s Day. To get you started, […]

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Join Read to Them for Children’s Book Week!

May 3, 2022

Since 1919, Children’s Book Week has endeavored to celebrate and bolster books for younger audiences. It’s the longest-running literacy initiative […]

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8 Years of OSOB at North Shore Elementary

April 29, 2022

One School, One Book has been a staple at North Shore Elementary in St. Petersburg, Florida since 2015. The program […]

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A Million Little Villages

by: Gretchen Kelley
April 25, 2022

“Connectedness. One thing leads to another. Often in unexpected ways.”  ― Holly Goldberg Sloan, Counting by 7s  Recently, I had […]

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Lynne Rae Perkins Meets Us at The Lamp-Post

April 18, 2022

In celebration of Earth Day, listen to our conversation about Conservation in children’s literature with Lynne Rae Perkins, author of […]

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Gates Elementary Spends 12 Years with OSOB!

April 15, 2022

For the last twelve years, Gates Elementary in Davison, Michigan has held an annual One School, One Book reading event. […]

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Earth Day and Ingenuity

by: Bruce Coffey
April 7, 2022

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space […]

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Celebrate National Poetry Month with Read to Them!

March 31, 2022

Each April, National Poetry Month gives folks the opportunity to celebrate the importance of poetry and the poets whose works […]

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