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Missourian in Education

Congratulations to Brooklin R., a 5th-grade student in Abby Warden’s class at New Haven Elementary School, for winning this week’s News Quiz. Brooklin wins a $10 gift card to Sugarfire Smoke House in Washington, our sponsor for this Missourian In Education News Quiz.

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  • By Karen Cernich, Missourian Feature Writer
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One of the best things anyone of any age can do to keep their mind sharp is to keep their body healthy, and this summer, The Missourian will help young readers learn how to do both with its annual Summer Reading Program, “Fit to Read.”

  • By Karen Cernich, Missourian Feature Writer
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A young Kirkwood family who had ridden the Amtrak train to Washington last week knew exactly what to do when they found a Little Free Library standing inside the depot. Kirkwood has five such libraries, where people are invited to “Take a Book, Return a Book.”

Book Buzz News

This month marks the 15th anniversary of 9/11. Newsbee tips his wings to the families and friends of those who lost their lives, and to the heroes of 9/11 who did so much for so many. To pay homage to this somber anniversary, Newsbee has three books of hope and healing to suggest. Read, paus…

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Meeting challenges —that’s what Buzzers and Buzzettes are doing with the start of school, perhaps even accomplishing some “Extraordinary Feats,” the July theme of reviews featured here. Now that school’s in session, Newsbee hopes you’ll flood the hive with your take on Book Buzz Picks. Live …

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It’s here — start-up friendships at bus stops, new tennis shoes and backpacks, sharpened No. 2 pencils, erasers intact, and books rich with the scent of fresh ink. Newsbee anticipates the joy and challenges of another school year with his August “School Days, School Days” theme. Celebrate hi…

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Summer may be winding down, but Newsbee hopes your reading is ramping up. There are plenty of Book Buzz Picks at your local libraries – so “Page On,” like the young people who wrote the winning reviews this month.

We admire “Extraordinary Feats,” but accomplishing them isn’t a breeze if you’re a bee. Sometimes a drone will rise to the occasion, zero in on the sweetest field of flowers, making for a humdinger batch of honey. The characters in this month’s Book Buzz Picks rise to challenges and succeed …

Hot days make for cool reading. If you need a break from the heat, swing by your local library, check out a Book Buzz Pick and send Newsbee a review. You just might get your review published in The Missourian, like the students whose writing is featured here. Each will receive a free book co…

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It’s here! That long summer break we’ve all been waiting for. Here’s hoping it offers abundant time to read and review Newsbee’s Picks. What could be better than having your review published in your hometown newspaper and receiving a Book Buzz Book to boot, compliments of our friends at the …

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Bee imaginative — dive into three new books, “Creative Capers” that are wholly original. Innovative tales delight, take readers to undiscovered realms, miraculous worlds that only exist in our mind’s eye. Newsbee hit solid gold with these clever stories, gifts from writers and illustrators w…

Celebrate grandparents with “My Grandparents Love Me,” a heartwarming story sure to be enjoyed by members of all generations. This entertaining picture book by Claire Freedman is the September Baby Buzz Pick, the most recent book to receive the honor from parent educators with the Washington…

Youngsters excited about the new experiences that starting school brings are sure to be taken with “Ming goes to School,” a picture book by Deirdre Sullivan, with illustrations by Maja Löfdahl. This book with a timely storyline is the August Baby Buzz Pick, chosen by parent educators with th…

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  • Reviewed by Sandi Gildehaus, Coordinator, Parents as Teachers
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You can count on little ones loving books with photos of cute little animals. “Numbers, (Picture This),” by Judith Nouvi, has a bevy of creatures children can name and count too. This enchanting board book is the June Baby Buzz Pick, suggested by the Washington School District Parents as Teachers.

Long before Old MacDonald became the star of a sing-along that every child knows, kids have been fascinated by farm life. “I Spy on the Farm” by Edward Gibbs uniquely features farm animals and is the newest Baby Buzz Pick chosen by Washington School District parent educators.

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  • By Sandi Gildehaus, coordinator, Parents as Teachers
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Long before Old MacDonald became the star of a sing-along that every child knows, kids have been fascinated by farm life. “I Spy on the Farm” by Edward Gibbs uniquely features farm animals and is the newest Baby Buzz Pick chosen by Washington School District parent educators.

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Little ones are sure to be captivated by “Lift-the-Flap First 100 Words,” a book published by Scholastic that is sure to please. This user-friendly, fun read has been named the January Baby Buzz Pick by parent educators with the Washington School District.

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  • Reviewed by Sandi Gildehaus, coordinator, Washington Parents as Teachers
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Nursery rhymes rule in “Mother Goose’s Pajama Party,” by Danna Smith. The engaging picture book has been named the December Baby Buzz Pick by the Washington School District Parents as Teachers.

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This 33-card set provides elementary and secondary Newspaper In Education activities in math, reading, science and social studies. Print, trim, hole punch and secure with a ring to make a set of task cards to use in the classroom or at home.

Our membership to the Newspaper In Education Institute provides local educators access to more than 300 instructional resources, including teacher guides, student supplements, character education materials, numerous subject-specific resources, video & audio teacher training modules, and …

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