Sensory Play by Gayle Jervis and Kristen Jervis Cacka...

27 Feb 2016 by

Sensory Play is a very helpful resource for parents, caregivers, or early childhood educators seeking to integrate more sensory bins and input into their children’s lives.

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The Iron King by Julie Kagawa

8 Mar 2015 by

Meghan Chase is horrified to discover that her four-year-old half-brother, Ethan, has been stolen away by the monsters in his closet. He’d warned her, and she had not listened. She had not seen. Kagawa updates the fantastical world widely spread through Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the modern Iron Court and its technological travesties. Characters Puck, Oberon, Titania, and Mab feature key roles.

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Thorn Jack by Katherine Harbour...

17 Jul 2014 by

Melodramatic and youthful, Thorn Jack by Katherine Harbour is a modern adaptation of the Scottish ballad of Tam Lin told for a young adult audience. Synopsis College freshman Serafina Sullivan is grieving the recent death of her sister, Lily Rose, and the past death of her mother when she and her father pick up and move across country, from west coast to east, to a mysterious and history-steeped small New York college town. Immediately upon her arrival she notices some slightly off-center events like a creepy broken altar inside an abandoned chapel covered in a moldy pink cake. She’s quickly distracted from these quirky affairs when she meets Jack Fata, a member of the secretive, wealthy, and glamorous Fata family. Young Jack has red-tipped dark hair, a tiny ruby in his nostril, and an...

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