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Cat in the Hat
Time Shift Your TV – Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!
Posted on Monday, October 28th, 2013 by Ann Oldenburg

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Dr Seuss’ The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, the author’s hat collection is on tour.

How would you like David Tennant and Jude Law to help you with your Shakespeare homework? 
Credit: Courtesy of Alex Brenner
Shakespeare Uncovered
Posted on Thursday, January 31st, 2013 by Laura Fries

Investigate, ruminate and discuss the stories behind Shakespeare’s most famous works with today’s top stars.

Chanukah Lights
Celebrate Hanukkah! Music and Books for the Season
Posted on Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 by Parents' Choice

Hanukkah begins Saturday night.Celebrate Hanukkah with books, music, and stories that explore the holiday’s history and the traditions surrounding it.

Vinnie and Abraham
5 Picture Books About Abraham Lincoln
Posted on Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 by Parents' Choice

In case you haven’t heard, Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln will be released this weekend. Though the film might not be fit for little ones, these picture books are.

Photo courtesy of Folger Shakespeare Library.
Accessible Shakespeare
Posted on Friday, November 9th, 2012 by Laura Fries

Of course you want your kids to learn the classics, but how do you introduce them to the Bard?