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Ramadan Mubarak!

Ramadan Mubarak!

Often we use the winter holidays as a chance to explore important holidays of the diverse cultures that make up our communities, but why wait until December? Ramadan provides an excellent opportunity to celebrate religious and cultural diversity during the summer months!

Books

 

CLEL Bell Award Nomination: Open Very Carefully: A Book with Bite by Nicola O'Byrne

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Open Very Carefully: A Book with Bite by Nicola O'Byrne has been nominated for a CLEL Bell award for the category Reading

Here is what the nominator had to say about this book:

Humor Books

Humorous Books for Storytime

Ain't Gonna Paint No More by Karen Beaumont

Prudence Wants a Pet by Cathleen Daly

Fall Mixed Up by Bob Raczka

What Color is Your Underwear by Sam Lloyd

Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman

What Color is Bear's Underwear Todd Doodler

Is Everybody Ready for Fun? by Jan Thomas

Bark, George by Jules Feiffer

CLEL Bell Award Nomination: Tiger in My Soup by Kashmira Sheth

Tiger in My Soup by Kashmira Sheth has been nominated for a CLEL Bell award for the category Playing

Here is what the nominator had to say about sharing this book:

CLEL Bell Award Nomination: Exclamation Mark by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Exclamation Mark by Amy Krouse Rosenthal has been nominated for a CLEL Bell award for the category Writing.

Here is what the nominator had to say about sharing this book:

CLEL Bell Award Nomination: Sing by Joe Raposo and Tom Lichtenheld

Sing by Joe Raposo and Tom Lichtenheld has been nominated for a CLEL Bell award in the category Sing.

Here is what the nominator had to say about this book:

"The first few pages are wordless and subsequent pages contain minimal text. As a child and adult read together, the adult can encourage the child to tell the story of the little purple bird who can't sing."

CLEL Bell Award Nomination: That is Not a Good Idea! by Mo Willems

That is Not a Good Idea by Mo Willems has been nominated for a CLEL Bell award for the category Talking.

Here is what the nominator had to say about this book:

Summer Fun Book Theme

I didn't get many submissions this week, so the list is quite short.  I need your help with suggestions to keep these lists going.  Next week's theme is HUMOR.  Send your suggestions to clelorg@gmail.com

Summer Fun Books

Mouse's First Summer by Lauren Thompson

Maisy Makes Lemonade by Lucy Cousins

Happy Get Outdoors Day!

This past weekend was National Get Outdoors Day and National Trails Day was June 1. I didn't want to overlap with Donut Day - so here's your belated celebration of outdoor story time ideas!

Books

Burrowing Animals Book Theme

Burrowing Animals Book Theme

Home for a Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown

Little White Rabbit by Kevin Henkes

My Bunny and Me by Lindsay Barrett George

Little Bunny Foo Foo by Paul Brett Johnson

A New House for Mouse by Petr Horacek

Great Fuzz Frenzy by Janet Stevens

Tops and Bottoms by Janet Stevens

Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds

 

Next week's theme is Summer Fun!  I do not have many submission ideas yet.  Please email your favorites to clelorg@gmail.com