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Newsletter – Welcome December – December 1, 2023

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Hello Book Bums families! Happy December! As you begin this busy, festive season we have ideas for creating bookish traditions, having fun with favorite Christmas characters, and meaningful gift giving. Please enjoy this week’s newsletter. Word of the Week frigid (frij-id) adjective/describing word – very cold in temperature We bundled up in coats, hats, and mittens […]

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Newsletter – Absorb – November 3, 2023

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Hello Book Bums families! This week in the newsletter we share picture book ideas, spelling tips. and some of our usual wonderings and knowledge about words. Dr. Christy also reflects on delight and caretaking in her daily life, perfect reading to begin a thankful November. Word of the Week absorb (ab-zorb) verb/action word – to […]

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Newsletter – Epigram – February 17, 2023

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Hello Book Bums families! This week we begin with a national holiday and make our way through American history, Venn Diagrams, and apostrophes. Curious how we did it? Read on to see how it all works together. Enjoy as well our regular fun features like Literary Calendar and Wordology Workshop. Word of the Week epigram […]

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Newsletter – Resilient – February 10, 2023

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Hello Book Bums families! This week’s newsletter is here to get you ready for Valentine’s Day. We’re offering games, poetry, learning activities, history, and book ideas! However you celebrate the day, we hope it’s a good one for you and those you love. Word of the Week resilient ( ri-zihl-yuhnt ) adjective/describing word – able […]