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Weekend Reading 3/23/06

Remember how in college the weekend started on Thursday? Tomorrow will be a blogging holiday at Chicken Spaghetti, so here is the weekend reading a bit early. Pour yourself a cup of coffee, and dive in! Don't worry about the splash...

  • Enough with the "mommy wars" already, at the Forward
  • No reading 'til 2nd grade? An emphasis on art and nature? A Waldorf School profiled, in the Newtown (CT) Bee
  • Caldecott winner The Hello, Goodbye Window elbows Fancy Nancy aside for #1 spot on picture-book list, at Publishers Weekly
  • Coyote chase in Central Park, in The New York Times
  • A  profile of "most challenged" kids' books  author Robie H. Harris, courtesy of the Scripps-Howard News Service
  • Free printable book plates by famous UK illustrators, at My Home Library
  • A musical "Sarah Plain and Tall," plus travelling productions, at TheatreworksUSA
  • The movie "Curious George" reviewed, at The Horn Book
  • 2005 publishing trends, at the Cooperative Children's Book Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Includes "picture book lows and highs."
  • A science teacher who is not permitted to use the "e" word (evolution) and is not permitted to tell his students how old rocks are, at the Arkansas Times


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