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Book Recommendations from the SMPC Board

30 May 2023 8:25 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Reading books with your children has been shown to have many benefits. It can support cognitive development, improve language skills, and it is a great opportunity to bond with your child. Here are some current book favorites from members of the SMPC board. 

Three Little Engines by Bob McKinnon

“When ‘I think I can’ isn’t enough and understanding the challenges others face” - Adara Citron, President

We are Little Feminist Celebrations by Brook Sitgraves Turner

“It shows kids and families celebrating all sorts of different celebrations. It’s part of a board book series that focuses on highlighting and celebrating diversity” - Laura DeKelaita, Preschool Fair Coordinator

Chika Chika Boom Boomby Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault

“Crowd favorite is definitely singing the alphabet song at the end” - Jamie Giloni, Events

Goodnight Goodnight Construction Siteby Sherry Duskey Rinker

“A fun book about trucks getting ready for bed after a long hard day of work” - Celia Hamdamov, Events

Eyes that Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho

“I didn’t grow up with books that showed people who look like me, and it was incredibly meaningful to have my toddler point at the main character and say, ‘that’s me!’” - Linda Hui, Blog Editor

Eating the Alphabetby Lois Ehlert

“Has beautiful illustrations of fruits and veg for every letter. Broadens their awareness of all the options available - radicchio, artichoke, as well as the usual bananas and oranges” - Erin Livingston, Playgroups Coordinator

Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss

“Shows to try food they might like” - Karolina Trofimov, Social Media

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