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Published: 01/21/2012 by Penny Schwartz in Education
Ezra Jack Keats' The Snowy Day debuted 50 years ago and changed children's literature forever. It was the first time an African American child was depicted in a children's picture book. Here's a closer look at this classic.
Published: 05/13/2013 in Education
Eric Kimmel is the award-winning author of more than 50 books, including Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins. In this interview with the PJ Library in western Massachusetts, Kimmel talks about writing, getting kids to read and the future of books.
Published: 11/02/2012 by Clare Safran-Norton, Ph.D. in Education
School backpacks can do more than carry books; they can injure your kids if not worn properly. Here's some great information and tips from a Boston physical therapist who sees plenty of patients with backpack-related injuries.
Published: 03/31/2013 by Michelle Xiarhos Curran in Child Development
It's a big year for the Boston Children's Museum. The museum is celebrating its 100th year of operation with a special focus on the "power of play" and an acknowledgement that parents and other adults play just as hard as the kids here.
Published: 04/19/2011 in Child Care
Meghan MacLean Weir, M.D., author of Between Expectations: Lessons from a Pediatric Residency, talks about her time spent at Children's Hospital in Boston .
Pediatricians and psychologists advise parents to continue monitoring their children's reactions in the weeks and months after the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.