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Discover a whole host of fancy and fabulous party tips and recipes, seasonal craft and activity ideas, and reading-readiness suggestions from the folks who bring you Fancy Nancy!

13 Children’s Books That Embrace the Power of Female Expression

Did you know that March is Women’s History Month and March 8th is International Women’s Day? Also called the Day for Women’s Rights, it’s a global day that celebrates women’s achievements throughout history and around the world. Pretty cool, right? Whether you have boys or girls, it’s the perfect excuse to read some stories featuring smart, strong ladies. Here are a few books about awesome women, both real and imagined:

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How to Raise a Reader

Reading is pleasurable, relaxing, imaginative—and research shows that kids who read do better in school. These smart and simple tips can help you encourage a lifelong love of reading in your child.

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Word Up!

Watching your child build her vocabulary is more than just charming and fun—it’s also an important part of brain development, and a predictor of future success in school and in life. The number of words a person comprehends is related to the ability to think.

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