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    Where the Wild Things Are : Maurice Sendak Dies at Age 83

    SheKnows would like to pay tribute to Maurice Sendak, children's author and illustrator, who died Tuesday. He was 83 years old.
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    Beloved author Maurice Sendak dies at 83

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    Maurice Sendak wowed parents and critics when he wrote and illustrated the 1963 children's book, Where the Wild Things Are . Sadly,...
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    Practicing Gratitude: Book notes

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    Some of my happiest memories from my childhood are of being curled up on my bed with a great book. Here are a handful of the books...
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    Controversial new children's book touts veganism

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    A new book written for children has stirred the pot with its blunt pro-vegan and political messages. The book, Vegan is Love, has...
  5. School & Education

    Top 10 Dr. Seuss books

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    Theodor Seuss Geisel, under the pen name of Dr. Seuss, wrote and illustrated 46 children's books that have become all-time favorites...
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    Classic books to read with your kids

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    What makes a classic children‘s book? The ingredients that make a book unforgettable, such as memorable characters and marvelous art...
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    Electronic reading devices for kids: Should your child learn to read on them?

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    If you have an electronic reading device at home -- whether it's a Kindle, Nook or iPad -- it's likely that your kids snag it from...
  8. K-12

    Police sent to child's home for overdue library books

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    Apparently returning your library books late will get you more than just a notice in the mail. It's a crime in some communities....
  9. Family Fun

    Best books to stuff in the kids' stockings

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    Need a few inspired stocking stuffers for your kids this Christmas? Forget plastic candy canes filled with chocolate drops. After...
  10. Parenting

    Controversial children's books

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    A handful of controversial kids' books have been making the headlines lately. From a book about a pig whose parents died to another...
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    Is Maurice Sendak's new book inappropriate for kids?

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    Is a children's book featuring the Grim Reaper too macabre for tots? Some adults think so, but author Maurice Sendak thinks they're...
  12. School & Education

    How to raise book worms

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    Studies show that early literacy leads to increased academic success, so how do we foster a love of reading in our kids? Start...
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    SheKnows Parenting Awards: Books

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    SheKnows Parenting Awards are here! Vote for the best of everything related to pregnancy and parenting! We want to know what you...
  14. Parenting

    Top summer camp books, movies and songs

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    When parents who are camp alumni return home from visiting their kids at camp, they are typically overwhelmed with intense feelings...
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    Top kids' books of 2008

    In a year with no new Harry Potter releases, what's a kid to read? Fortunately, more than a few authors stepped up to take the...
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    Scare tactics: The best kids' books for halloween

    Approximately 37 seconds after you finish your back-to-school shopping, it's time to start thinking about Halloween. Fortunately,...
  17. School & Education

    5 top book series to read with your kids

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    Reading to your kids is a wonderful activity that can bring you closer together while also helping your children expand their...
  18. K-12

    7 Books to read aloud with your teen or tween

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    It's probably been a while since you read your teen or tween a bedtime story. But choosing a chapter book to read aloud together...
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    6 Ways to raise a reader

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    Most of us want our children to be good readers. Indeed, a significant amount of early education is related to reading skills, from...
  20. Movies

    Spike Jonze talks Where the Wild Things Are

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    Spike Jonze sat down to discuss the difficult task of bringing Where the Wild Things Are from the page to the screen.