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3 Black History Month Biographies

3 Black History Month Biographies

An autobiography of Condoleeza Rice and biographies of Muhammad Ali and Harriet Tubman provide good reading for Black History Month.

February 2011
A Bunny’s Brief Escape

A Bunny’s Brief Escape

Komako Sakai’s Mad at Mommyis a classic expression of a lifetime relationship that would be hard to convey better or more concisely

January 2011
The Best Children's Books of 2010

The Best Children's Books of 2010

The Horn Book Magazine, which has provide reviews of children’s books for more than 85 years, has released its Fanfare List of best children’s books published in the past year.

December 2010
Eye-Popping Pop-Up Books for Kids

Eye-Popping Pop-Up Books for Kids

Master children's pop-up book creators like Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart craft new ways to tell classic stories.

December 2010
A Tween & Teen Man Skills Manual

A Tween & Teen Man Skills Manual

The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Man Skills

November 2010
Parallel Universes for Ages 4-8

Parallel Universes for Ages 4-8

In new books for the post-toddler set, ironic twists give kids the upper hand in the world that adults have to fit into.

October 2010
Art Books Blend Knowledge and Fun

Art Books Blend Knowledge and Fun

For kids and their parents, art books translate into fun and new ways to see the world, a great blend of education and recreation.

September 2010
Architecture Books for Children

Architecture Books for Children

From the sublime of design to the nitty gritty of bricks and mortar, these books introduce kids to architecture.

August 2010
History Tweet Hits & Misses

History Tweet Hits & Misses

Kids' collections of quick facts can be fun and enlightening.

July 2010
Summer Reading 2014

Summer Reading 2014

Top children's books from the past 12 months, selected by The Horn Book

June 2010

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Healthy Living

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

E-cigarettes appeal to tweens and teens, but the dangers of vaping — including nicotine poisoning — are high.

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Medical

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Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

E-cigarettes appeal to tweens and teens, but the dangers of vaping — including nicotine poisoning — are high.

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Wow a baby shower guest of honor with this high-tech swing rocker.

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Music Reviews

Kathy O'Connell's Earth Day Playlist

Kathy O'Connell's Earth Day Playlist

Kathy O'Connell's kids' Earth Day playlist

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Family Fun Features

Mother Nature's Best Kid Spots

Local places for kids to go wild with nature

Take the Kids: Cape May, NJ

Take the Kids: Cape May, NJ

What to do with kids in and around the popular shore town of Cape May, NJ

Take the Kids: Cape May, NJ

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What to do with kids in and around the popular shore town of Cape May, NJ

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

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Adventure Camps Give Kids the World

Adventure Camps Give Kids the World

Adventure camps that let kids travel to learn or perform community service broaden horizons.

Camp: A Day in the Life

Camp: A Day in the Life

A day in the life of a summer camp

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Education Features

Autism Teaching Strategies

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Hot Topic: Standardized Testing

Hot Topic: Standardized Testing

An overview of the local standardized testing debate and the controversy surrounding the administration of Pennsylvania's PSSA, New Jersey's PARCC and Delaware's Smarter Balanced Assessment

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Health & Nutrition

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

E-cigarettes appeal to tweens and teens, but the dangers of vaping — including nicotine poisoning — are high.

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New Mom

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Baby Tech: 4moms' rockaRoo

Wow a baby shower guest of honor with this high-tech swing rocker.

Baby Shower Planning

Baby Shower Planning

Cute baby shower ideas and party themes for preggos

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Maternity

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Tweens & Teens

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

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Party Features

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Special Needs Parenting

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Meet MK Mom: Lori DeMonia

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Autism: Through My Eyes

Autism: Through My Eyes

10 things kids with autism want the world to know

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