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Mr. Marvin McBoom on How to Help Children Succeed in School

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Mr. Marvin McBoom on How to Help Children Succeed in School

From the Around the Corner Newsletter, Issue 5: As a teacher, this is my favorite time of year! In my classroom, learning is an adventure. We explore new subjects and discover things we did not know before.Children naturally want to learn. However, a focus on grade performance can produce stress and anxiety that might cause them to miss learning. To help your children succeed in school, you can celebrate their accomplishments, help them identify their strengths and encourage them to keep trying when they miss the mark.One suggestion is to have brief One Thing I Learned Today sessions in the car, at...

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Baxter's Corner Book Selected for 2018 Kentucky Book Fair

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Baxter's Corner Book Selected for 2018 Kentucky Book Fair

The Kentucky Humanities Council has selected a children’s book published by Louisville-based Baxter’s Corner to be part of the 2018 Kentucky Book Fair scheduled for the Kentucky Horse Park, November 17, 2018. Written by Chief Pencil (author) Linda Baker and illustrated by Chief Crayon (illustrator) and Baxter’s Corner Managing Partner Mary Ellen Stottmann, Gerome Sticks His Neck Out is the story of a shy giraffe who chooses to step out of his comfort zone to help someone who is being bullied. Along the way, he discovers the benefits of his height and makes a new friend. Gerome Sticks His Neck...

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Baxter's Corner Book Receives International Book Excellence Award

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Baxter's Corner Book Receives International Book Excellence Award

Literary Excellence Incorporated, founder and sponsor of the Book Excellence Awards, has announced that Baxter’s Corner Collection I book, What A Tree It Will Be!, is the winner of the 2018 Book Excellence Awards Competition in the category of Picture Book, ages 4-8. What a Tree It Will Be! is a children’s book about an orangutan teacher who leads his class of diverse animal characters through the decoration of a Christmas tree and teaches them the valuable lesson of how important cooperation is in any endeavor. What a Tree is one of six Baxter’s Corner titles that include Ally Alone,...

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"Oakley in Knots" Receives Two Creative Child Awards

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"Oakley in Knots" Receives Two Creative Child Awards

Creative Child Magazine has presented two of its seals of achievement and desirability to Baxter’s Corner® products. Oakley in Knots, a book about an octopus who figures out how to untangle himself from difficult situations, is the recipient of the Creative Child Preferred Choice Award and the accompanying Oakley character wall art has received the Creative Child 2018 Product of the Year Award. Creative Child Magazine developed its awards program based on the belief that each child should discover what 'creativity' means to them. Studies have shown that children who are given an opportunity to be creative often will exhibit...

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Gerome the Giraffe Stands Tall

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Gerome the Giraffe Stands Tall

From the Around the Corner Newsletter, Issue 4:      When I stand up straight, I am much taller than all my friends. It used to bother me when other kids laughed and pointed, so I decided to keep my head down to blend in and avoid attention.     That worked for awhile. But holding my head down did not feel right at all. My neck was not designed to be bent all the time and it started to hurt!      Then one day I used my long neck to reach up into a tall tree to rescue a friend...

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