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When Writing A Children’s Book Don’t Forget Dyslexic or Struggling Readers

When Writing A Children’s Book Don’t Forget Dyslexic or Struggling Readers

I meet new authors all the time who are writing or have written a children’s book.  And who are promoting their books and seeking distribution.  Word of advice, please remember all children are not at the same reading level and some may have real difficulty reading the text.  Knowing this ahead of time and taking into consideration that some children may have a learning disability will add to the success of your book.  So often I turn down book suggestions for my collections because they are not designed well and lack good illustration.  Fancy fonts  I came across this article...

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BIG SUMMER DEAL! SAVE 5% More On The Entire Store!

BIG SUMMER DEAL!  SAVE 5% More On The Entire Store!

Happy Juneteenth and Happy Summer Everyone! The weather is going to be hot this summer and I wanted to do something special  for my customers.  So from June 1st thru August 1st you will SAVE  5% MORE On EVERYTHING IN THE STORE! That includes all  books on the website that are already on deal with specials ranging from 5 - 40% off.  And it includes all children and adult books.  It does not include School Collections, but those are already discounted 10%.     NO COUPON IS REQUIRED the 5% SAVINGS will be added at the checkout.  So now is...

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Morehouse College Grads Get A Huge Blessing!

Morehouse College Grads Get A Huge Blessing!

I love this. Everyone has heard about Billionaire Robert F. Smith’s promise to pay off the student loan debt of the 2019 Graduating Class at Moorehouse. His Generosity Pays It Forward and will Help Advance The Community for Years to come. We need other wealthy members in our community to step up like this. Education is the key!  

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A Mother’s Influence

A Mother’s Influence

Mother’s Day this year was wonderful. I spent part of the day with my soon to be daughter in law and we enjoyed lunch and just talking.   But as I thought about how I raised my son, I was reminded of the importance of the power that we have as Mother’s to influence the kind of literature our children are reading.  We can’t just depend on the schools to send our kids home with good books to read.  We have to teach our children to love reading and to seek out literature they will enjoy as well as literature...

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Last Call for Purchase Orders! SAVE 10%

Last Call for Purchase Orders!  SAVE 10%

Our 2019 Spring Promotion was really popular and for those who got in early, we were offering a 15% Discount plus a FREE Counter Display with our School Collections.  That promotion ended April 30th, but it's not too late.  You can still SAVE 10% (ALL YEAR) on all Purchase Orders and we can also assist with your selection.   We can handle both small and large orders and can customize your collections and we have stock both African American Baby-3 and K-12 and Spanish BiLingual Baby-3 and K-6.  So let us know what you need and we'll be happy to take...

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