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Duck & Goose Let’s Dance! The Making of a song…

When we opened The Reading Bug in 2009 I began performing songs along with reading books at our daily storytimes and we haven’t stopped since.  The idea of reading a book and then singing a song is not only fun but also captures the attention of kids and grown-ups for the whole 30 minutes each morning… Continue reading Duck & Goose Let’s Dance! The Making of a song…

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Our Favorite Newbery Award Winning Books

2015 Medal Winner, The Crossover, written by Kwame Alexander Following up on our Caldecott Winner post, we thought we’d take a look at another important award: The Newbery Medal. The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery and is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, to “the author of the… Continue reading Our Favorite Newbery Award Winning Books

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Look! We started a subscription box service!

It all started with a crazy idea – that we could (and should!) extend the reach of our small, successful, independent bookstore to the rest of the country, and to the growing number of communities that no longer have a local bookstore to turn to for inspiration, recommendations and exploration. Every day, we’re inspired by watching the… Continue reading Look! We started a subscription box service!

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Best books for big siblings: updated 2015!

Know a big-sibling-to-be? How about a Reading Bug Box for 2 as the perfect gift?   We wanted to share one of our most popular sections at The Reading Bug…books for big sisters and and big brothers.  Whether you are expecting another baby or already have one, there are some great resources that are fun… Continue reading Best books for big siblings: updated 2015!