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Children's Books for the Fourth of July

Children’s Books for the Fourth of July

Celebrate this Fourth of July with fireworks, flags and the Founding Fathers! From the well-known George Washington and John Adams, to Sybil Ludington’s midnight ride, this collection of books brings history and festivity to kids ages 0-12.

Camp PBS Parents Everyday Moments Summer Project

The Everyday Moments of Summer Project

In this project, kids record everyday moments throughout the summer. At the end of the summer, your child will have a story built from these tiny moments.


Fabulous Fathers: Children’s Books for Father’s Day

Dads are great. They fix broken toys, sing silly songs, and open our eyes to the wonders of the world around us. But most of all, they give us lots of love. Celebrate the fabulous fathers in your life with this selection of favorite books for kids ages 0-9.

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Father’s Day Secret Message Card

Looking for a unique way to wish dad a happy Father’s Day? How about making him a super secret spy code card! Children practice their math, spelling, and writing to create a coded message for dad to decipher. It’s a totally cool and fun way to tell dad you love him!


Funny Books for Kids

This selection of funny books for kids ages 0-9 will have you laughing out loud. Whether it’s a giant pickle stuck in a roof or a writerly duck who tricks a farmer (again!), the unexpected situations and hilarious stories will bring you a smile.

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Make Your Own Writing Tent

Every great writer needs a great space. Check out this one-of-a-kind, genuine, kid-made writing tent that is sure to inspire fantastic tales this summer.


The Best of Shel Silverstein

Find familiar and less familiar books on this list by Shel Silverstein — and celebrate language, poetry, and an astute creator of books for children of all ages.


Poetry for All Ages

This April celebrate National Poetry Month with this lyrical selection of readings.