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Highlights Magazine - August 2015 - Article Award-Winner

The Vault at the Top of the World, p. 24 - 26

(Svalbard Global Seed Vault) 

The engraved pewter plate reads:
Highlights for Children
Author of the Month
Aileen Kirkham
"The Vault at the Top of the World"
August 2015

EBook - Library Lessons for Little Ones

Librarians and teachers of preschool and kindergarten can use these developmentally appropriate lessons which are simple and inexpensive to prepare; and incorporate picture books, activities, puppetry, songs, and more to form a comprehensive and fun unit that little ones will love.
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Includes Alphabet Fiesta; A Baker's ABCs: Homemade or Store Bought; Birth & Earth Days; Body Divine: Wash Time; Caldecott: Medals & Parts; Fact or Fiction: Frog or Toad?; Farm Friends: Rhymes & Reasons; Gardens Growing; Gobblin' Good Books: Harvesting the Love of Literature; Habitats x2: Desert & Rainforest; Insects vs. Spiders: Got Food?; Monstrous Math: Feelings Count; Motion in the Ocean: Animals Alive!; Nighty-Night Delights & Family Reading Nights; Penguin Perspectives: Olympic Moments; Pets to Ponder: Shapes; Ranch Wranglers: Rodeo Rationale; Sensational Senses: Opposites, Too!; Valuable Valentines: Mail Service Defined; and When I Grow Up: Community Helpers.

Published by Upstart Books


Aileen Gardner Kirkham
Author, Educator & Prof. Storyteller
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