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Programming with Curious City in October

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Trick or Reaters, an opportunity to stuff trick-or-treaters’ bags with story, is back in 2017!  Explore how to haunt your library or school this year with literacy! What other programming and classroom experiences do we offer this month? October: Hurricane Season: The Another Kind of Hurricane Project: Connecting with Communities in Need Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday (Oct 2): Be a Changemaker: Workshops National Coming Out Day (Oct 11): Evidence of Things Not Seen: Edgy Discussion Questions Charlotte’s Web Publication Anniversary (Oct 15): Some Writer: Creating Art with E.B....

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Programming with Curious City in June

Posted by on May 1, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Curious City DPW has been BUSY these last few years creating programming and classroom experiences for astounding kidlit and for astounding community members like you. Recently, we added a Month-by-Month guide which invites you to pull books from your shelves to celebrate cultural and quirky holidays. Here is…June!   June World Ocean Day (June 8): Vanishing Island: Nautical Adventure Event & Classroom Kit Here Come the Humpbacks!: Migration Game World Refugee Day (June 20): I’m New Here: Classroom & Community Guide to Welcoming Immigrants Something About America A Crack in...

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My Busy Green Garden: Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Uncategorized | 3 comments

22 Educators, Librarians & Literacy Organizations WON THIS PICTURE BOOK Thank you Tilbury House!   ABOUT THE BOOK My Busy Green Garden By Terry Pierce Illustrated by Carol Schwartz Series: Tilbury House Nature Book Series Published by Tilbury House Publishers ISBN-13: 9780884484950 Age Range: 4 – 6 Years This is my busy green garden. There’s a surprise In clever disguise, That hangs in my busy green garden. This is a ladybug dawdling so, Near the surprise, in clever disguise, That hangs in my busy green garden. This is a honeybee buzzing below The red spotted ladybug dawdling...

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Programming with Curious City in May

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

Curious City DPW has been BUSY these last few years creating programming and classroom experiences for astounding kidlit and for astounding community members like you. Recently, we added a Month-by-Month guide which invites you to pull books from your shelves to celebrate cultural and quirky holidays. Here is…May!   MAY International Respect for Chickens Day (May 4): Extraordinary Warren: Story Hour Kit Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Double Happiness: Origami Box & Poetry Activity When the Sea Turned to Silver: Activities When the Sea Turned to Silver: Reader’s Theater...

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Programming with Curious City in April

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Curious City DPW has been BUSY these last few years creating programming and classroom experiences for astounding kidlit and for astounding community members like you. Recently, we added a Month-by-Month guide which invites you to pull books from your shelves to celebrate cultural and quirky holidays. Here is…April!   April   National Walking Day* (Apr 5) Around the Neighborhood: Preschool Counting Story Hour & Counting Posters National Sibling Day (Apr 10) Always Twins: Story Hour Kit Cambodian New Year* (Apr 14, 2017): Either the Beginning or the End of the World: YA...

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KidLit Programming Month-to-Month

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Uncategorized, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 2 comments

A big ROAR of gratitude to all the librarians, educators, literacy professionals, and families who have used Curious City DPW materials to engage readers and readers-to-be with children’s literature! With the craftiness of our intern, the stupendous Sophia, all of the current Curious City DPW materials have been sorted into a Month-by-Month Guide.   Look for programming opportunities by month and holiday.  We include everything from International Tiger Day to core cultural celebrations to library tours to summer reading!...

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