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Give Children's Books

Looking for last minute holiday gift ideas? Books feed children's minds. The gift of a good book will encourage children to read, and parents to read with them and/or ask them about their books. Many children rarely receive books as gifts, so even gently read books are special treats. Here is a quick sampling of titles to consider. For more ideas, take a look at our great gift giving boards on Pinterest: Great Books = Great Gifts: Children & Teens and Give Books! 2012 which includes adult titles as well.

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Peekaboo Baby by Sebastien Braun is a great book for ages infant to two. The reader is invited to lift the flaps to reveal babies engaged in a variety of familiar activities.


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Mice written by Rose Fyleman and illustrated by Lois Ehlert has simple, rhyming text that celebrates what's nice about mice and will be enjoyed by ages 3 - 5.


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For ages 5 - 8 Let's Go for a Drive! by Mo Willems is a good bet. Elephant Gerald and Piggie want to go for a drive, but as Gerald thinks of one thing after another that they will have to take along, they come to realize that they lack the most important thing of all.


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McQuarrie Middle School's students miss Origami Yoda when Dwight leaves for Tippett Academy, but he sends Sara a paper Fortune Wookiee that seems to give advice just as good as Yoda's--even if, in the hands of girls, it seems preoccupied with romance. The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee by Tom Angleberger is great fun for ages 9 - 14.

Jacki @ Central

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