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Monthly Archives: September 2020

  1. Barefoot Books has won the Diversity in Publishing Award!

    Barefoot Books has won the Independent Publishers Guild’s Diversity in Publishing Award for 2020!

    The Alison Morrison Diversity Award, granted by the Independent Publishers Guild (IPG), is one of the most significant recognitions of success that an independent publisher can achieve.

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  2. 5 creative tools for helping kids manage anxiety

    After a summer of an odd “new normal,” many of our home routines are changing again.

    No matter how young your children are, they probably detect a shift, and they may be struggling with their feelings about it. Kids display anxiety in a variety of ways, from demonstrating challenging or clingy behaviors to disruptions in their sleep patterns. Whether your child is showing signs that they feel anxious or acting like it’s business-as-usual, here are five simple and creative ways you can help your kids manage anxiety.

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  3. Sourdough made simple for kids

    Kids can make their own “bread pets” with these kid-friendly instructions!

    Involving kids in the sourdough craze seems like a no-brainer: it’s a super cool science experiment and cooking project all in one. But anyone who’s tried to grow a sourdough starter (and then make edible bread from it) knows that it’s easier said than done.

    Fortunately, when writing our picture book, The Bread Pet, our editors made sure they created the perfect sourdough starter instructions for kids.

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