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New Clothes for New Year’s Day

Happy Lunar New Year!

by Hyun-joo Bae

The New Year is the start of everything new…
Follow a young Korean girl as she dresses and prepares for the Lunar New Year.

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February 16, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Good Fortune in a Wrapping Cloth

by Joan Schoettler

Good Fortune in a Wrapping Cloth, set in Korea in the 1700’s, weaves a story of imperial power, individual determination and family love. This is a journey of loss and redemption. Ji-su’s mother, a gifted Korean bojagi seamstress, is selected by the emperor and taken to court to sew bojagi, Korean wrapping cloths, but Ji-su, her dutiful daughter, is left behind. Ji-su learns to use her mother’s tools, striving to become the finest Korean wrapping cloth seamstress in the land in order to sew bojogi in the emperor’s court and to be reunited with her mother.

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February 7, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Mateo y su gato rojo

MATEO Y SU GATO ROJO
By Silvina Rocha
Illustrated by Lucía Mancilla Prieto

Mateo received a present: a notebook with smooth white pages that called out to him to draw. So Mateo drew. He drew a happy red cat. As the days went by the cat lost his smile. Mateo worried and decided to add more drawings so his cat would be happy again. He did this again and again until he realized that this was not the solution. Then he started to think about what he could do to make his cat happy again. Finally, he discovered the secret…

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January 22, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

I Am Blop!

by Hervé Tullet

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January 21, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Beautiful Oops!

by Barney Saltzberg

A life lesson that all parents want their children to learn: It’s OK to make a mistake. In fact, hooray for mistakes! A mistake is an adventure in creativity, a portal of discovery. A spill doesn’t ruin a drawing—not when it becomes the shape of a goofy animal. And an accidental tear in your paper? Don’t be upset about it when you can turn it into the roaring mouth of an alligator.

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January 20, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Lucky the Lorikeet

LUCKY
By Monica Engebretson
Illustrated by Melodee Strong

Written in 2004 and inspired by real events that took place in 2003 (see the real Lucky), the book tells the story of Lucky, a parrot who is captured in the wild and eventually regains his freedom with the help of a young boy. The story helps encourage children to be kind to animals without being didactic and gently awakens readers to the plight of captive birds.

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January 5, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Paul Klee A-Z


Happy Birthday, Paul Klee!

Welcome to our A–Z of Paul Klee! A is for…

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December 18, 2017 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment

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