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Newsletter – Memorial – May 3, 2024

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Hello Book Bums families! Happy May! Here is some fun trivia for the fifth month of the year: • May’s birthstone is emerald. • No U.S. President has ever died during the month of May. • The Empire State Building opened its doors on May 1, 1931. • Clint Eastwood, Bob Dylan, John F. Kennedy, […]

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Newsletter – Squirmy Worms – April 19, 2024

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Hello Book Bums families! Spring is springing all around in our local area. This week in the newsletter Dr. Christy digs into some spring dirt. We share some book recommendations to get you into your garden and a poem in praise of worms. As always, we’re thinking about words and learning. Reply to our newsletter […]

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Newsletter – Cumbersome – October 6, 2023

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Hello Book Bums families! This week’s newsletter is brought to you by the letter P. We’re talking about popcorn, pumpkins, and even poop! You’ll also find writing ideas and reading tools from Dr. Christy plus all our regular features. You can always reply to this email with questions and suggestions or just to tell us […]

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Newsletter – Terrarium – September 29, 2023

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Hello Book Bums families! Happy autumn! We hope you are staying healthy and enjoying the change of seasons. This week in the newsletter we are celebrating the coming of fall with book recommendations, science experiments, poetry, and snacks! Dr. Christy also shares tips for spelling and better understanding the sounds in words. Read on and […]

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Newsletter – Acquire – July 21, 2023

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Hello Book Bums families! You know that here at Book Bums we love words. This week in the newsletter we are exploring words in song lyrics (especially lyrics we heard wrong), poetry, movies, and of course, books. We hope you enjoy and learn some new words along the way. “Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me […]

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Newsletter – Flourish – July 7, 2023

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Hello Book Bums families! This week in the newsletter we’re thinking about how art and language interconnect to inspire us. If you’re in the Cincinnati area and looking for some art experiences this summer, consider checking out the Picasso exhibit at the Cincinnati Art Museum or the immersive Art Experiences. Bookbums.com is an Amazon Associate; […]

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Newsletter – Genre – June 16, 2023

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Hello Book Bums families! Happy summertime! This week in the newsletter we offer lots of ideas to get you and your kiddos outside for some summer fun. From engineering projects to a creeking scavenger hunt to city trucks, there’s something for everyone. We also share lots of titles to keep your kids reading as they […]

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Newsletter – Aromatic – June 9, 2023

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Hello Book Bums families! Happy June! Whether you are hitting the road for a summer adventure, enjoying your own backyard with your favorite kiddos, or relaxing by the pool with a book, we hope your summer is off to a great start! Enjoy this week’s newsletter. Bookbums.com is an Amazon Associate; We earn from qualifying […]

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Newsletter – Alliance – May 13, 2023

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Hello Book Bums families! Summer is almost here, and we are turning our attention to some wonderful ways to spend the summer days. Of course that includes reading, so we’re recommending some compelling historical fiction to add to your family’s reading pile. We also share the scoop on Book Bums’ summer workshops and some volunteer […]