Category Archives: kids

My kids love acting and the theater. Can you suggest a summer camp for them that’s fun but educational, too?

Have we got the camp for you! Dallas Central Library is hosting Shakespeare Dallas’ “All the World’s a Stage Summer Camp” from July 6th-July 17th. The camp is designed for children ages 8-14, and meets Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Princess Who Had No Kingdom, by Ursula Jones

In the amusing children’s picture book, The Princess Who Had No Kingdom, award-winning author Ursula Jones delivers a delightful tale of a solitary princess who is searching for her kingdom.  While traveling here and there, she drove her horse, Pretty, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ice Pop Joy: Organic, Healthy, Fresh, Delicious, by Anni Daulter

In the search for a healthy, homemade, and low-sugar sweet, I found Ice Pop Joy, created by Anni Daulter and photographer Alexandra DeFuio, on the simple art of creating homemade ice pops.  Many of us love ice cream year round so it is … Continue reading

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I saw a display of old Wizard of Oz books on the Children’s Floor of the downtown library.  Does the Dallas Library have many old children’s books?

The Children’s Center at the Central Library is home to a collection of rare and historical books called the “Siddie Joe Johnson Children’s Literature Collection.” The collection includes a selection of historical books from the 19th and 20th centuries, with … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: “The Crossover,” and Other Verse Novels

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander is an energetic, engaging and emotional novel written in verse about basketball, family, and adolescent relationships.  The story centers on twins Josh and JB’s life as they prepare to compete in the middle school basketball championship. … Continue reading

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