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Our Backpack Of Books

We recently read about the Syracuse school district's plan to send home a backpack of 10 books with every school child (kindergarten to fifth grade) at the end of this year. This warms our book-loving hearts. Here is the 10 books we'd like to have included in our school backpack this summer. You can read the article here

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1. Dr. Suess - THE LORAX

You can learn a lot from reading the Lorax - Sustainability, how to be a steward to the environment, responsibility. Useful lessons for any young reader.

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Via blogs.slj.com

Friendship, the power of imagination and the introduction to losing a loved one is sobering for many young readers, but a worthwhile lesson that will show the heavier issues that books can cover.