The Latest on Pope Francis: 5 Reasons to Read His New Book

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UPDATED June 1st, 2018 The latest on Pope Francis is always important because he is single-handedly changing the face of the Catholic Church. Regardless of what your religious beliefs may be, it is undeniable that the reigning leader of the…

50 Latino Childrens Books You Should Know

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UPDATED April 22nd, 2018 Even though Latinos are the largest U.S. minority group and are predicted to eventually become the majority, school curriculums have been slow to keep up with the nation’s changing demographics. Required reading…

The Patchwork Garden; Pedacitos de huerto

UPDATED March 26th, 2018 The Patchwork Garden/Pedacitos de huerto Written by Diane de Anda • Illustrated by Oksana Kemarskaya Translated by Gabriela Baeza Ventura Piñata Books • 2013 • 32 pages Paperback ($17.95) ISBN: 9781558857636 Ages:…

Literary Love: 8 Awesome Kids’ Books on Teaching Tolerance

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When it comes to teaching tolerance to your kids, parents need all the help they can get. It can be difficult to discuss tough topics, and you want to teach them how to be a caring, compassionate person, without exposing them to some of the…

Children’s Book Review: Do I Have to Go to School

Children’s Book Review: Do I Have to Go to School By Maria Perez-Brown Illustrated by Chuck Gonzales Zwoosh Media, LLC 2015, 19 pages Board book ($9.99) ISBN 978-0-9962611-0-4 Ages 2-5 When four-year-old Zuri Pi wakes up one morning…

Kitchen Culture: 5 New Cookbooks We Totally Love

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Whether you are an expert chef or you barely know how to turn on your oven, there are cookbooks that can help you. Some of us cook because it’s our creative outlet; some of us cook to save money or to provide our family with a healthy homemade…

Kim Kardashian Latest News: 9 Reasons You Are Dying to Read her Book, Selfish

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We know, you might be over the whole Kim Kardashian latest news. We’re not talking about the time Kim Kardashian attempted to “break the internet” with her butt. We have a confession: we are mesmerized by this family. As much as we are…

10 Books on Creativity to Get You Thinking in New Ways

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Oh no, you’ve been staring at a blank canvas or a white page for days now, even weeks, and nothing is coming to you. You’ve got a big deadline coming up and the more coffee you drink, the more agitated and less concentrated you get, and…

Lost in Literature: Best New Books 2015

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2015 is upon us and that means we’re getting excited about the latest book releases! We know, nerd alert, but we can’t help but anticipate pouring our hearts and souls into the stories that are yet to come in the new year. Why? Reading…