story time: 18 Articles

How Can I Wait When There’s a Treat on My Plate?

Twins Dell and Pete are so much alike. They like the same games, they run the same pace, and they both love ice cream. But at home, they have a rule: only one sweet treat a day. When it comes to having a treat now or waiting for something better later, Dell and Pete are very different.  See how they face a series of humorous choices that test their ability to stay strong in the face of temptation. Hear author, Dan Graham, PhD, read How Can I Wait When There's a Treat on My Plate? aloud.

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How Can I Wait When There’s a Treat on My Plate? 2021-04-20T13:08:35-04:00

Enjoy Magination Press Story Time on YouTube

Magination Press has recorded nearly 40 Story Times for you to enjoy with your child! Magiantion Press books, usually read aloud by the author, touch on a wide variety of topics including family and friends, feelings, mindfulness, and some very specific issues like racism, COVID-19, grief, and loss. Some recordings even include suggestions for activities. More Story Times are coming in January, but for now, celebrate family, friends, and snow with Story Time recordings on our YouTube channel.      

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Enjoy Magination Press Story Time on YouTube 2020-12-22T14:32:55-05:00

The Heart of Mi Familia

In my home, two worlds become one. My family is a mix of dos culturas, I am bicultural. Mommy's family came from Europe, a long time ago. Daddy's family came from Central America when he was a little boy. There are lots of differences between my mommy’s culture and my daddy’s cultura, but lots of things are the same too. Visiting both her grandma and her abeula, a little girl creates a birthday present for her brother that celebrates both sides of her family and all generations. The Heart of Mi Familia is a follow-up book to Marvelous Maravilloso: Me and My Beautiful Family. Hear author Carrie Lara, PsyD, read The Heart of Mi Familia aloud and offer some ideas for activities to explore family identity.

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The Heart of Mi Familia 2021-02-01T16:52:37-05:00