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Dem Bones

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-8, Scare-o-Meter: 2

Dem Bones

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the bonesy opening to Dem Bones:     THE WICKED READ   Dem Bones ByBob Barner Book Published by Chronicle Books ISBN-13: 9781452156477 Audiobook Published by Weston Woods Studios Narrated by Chris Thomas King Music and vocals by Raul Malo Age Range: 5 – 8 Years Using a classic African American spiritual as a springboard, Barner dives gleefully into this clever anatomy lesson. Enthusiastic members of a skeleton band cavort across the pages, strumming guitars, blowing horns and otherwise helping to establish a spirited...

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The Day of the Dead

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-7, Scare-o-Meter: 2

The Day of the Dead

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the spicy opening to The Day of the Dead/El Dia de Los Muertos:     THE WICKED READ   The Day of the Dead/El Dia de Los Muertos By Bob Barner Book Published by Holiday House, Inc. ISBN-13: 9780823423811 Audiobook Published by Weston Woods Studios Narrated by Rita Moreno Age Range: 4 – 7 Years Follow two children as they celebrate their ancestors on this vibrant holiday. They offer marigolds, sugar skulls, and special bread, and make delicious foods. By spreading marigold petals, they guide the dead home to join the...

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