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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!

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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 Nominations: PLAY

The following titles have been suggested for the 2014 CLEL Bell Awards in the category "PLAY". This list is updated every two weeks and is current as of the close of nominations; November 15, 2013.

The Silver Button by Bob Graham (Candlewick Press)

CLEL Bell Award Nominations: WRITE

The following titles have been suggested for the 2014 CLEL Bell Awards in the category of "WRITE". This list is updated every two weeks and is current as of the close of nominations; November 15, 2013.

My First Touch and Trace: Count 123 by Tiger Tales (Little Tiger Press)

CLEL Bell Award Nominations: SING

The following titles have been suggested for the 2014 CLEL Bell Awards in the category of "SING". This list is updated every two weeks and is current as of the close of nominations; November 15, 2013.

Wee Rhymes: Baby's First Poetry Book by Jane Yolen; illustrated by Jane Dyer (Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers)

CLEL Bell Award Nominations: Talk

The following titles have been suggested for the 2014 CLEL Bell Awards in the category "TALK". This list is updated every two weeks and is current as of the close of nominations; November 15, 2013.

Diggers Go by Steve Light (Chronicle Books)

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!

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