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1520 York Avenue

New York, NY 10028

Phone: (212) 861-7732

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Falling for Reading – New Releases

SHARED by: Katherine Grier, Librarian at York Avenue Preschool

This month, I am excited to showcase four picture book “new releases” that are just perfect for a Fall Festival or Halloween Party story hours. All are by top-notch authors and illustrators who are adept at making their audiences fully experience the thrills and chills of […]

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Books to Help Guide Separation

SHARED by: Katherine Grier, librarian, York Avenue Preschool

If your first-time or returning preschooler needs a little encouragement, try sharing these books about separation and what to expect at school.  Some, like The Kissing Hand and Wemberly Worried, are timeless classics.

Others, like Foxy and Daniel Goes to School (which I […]

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Summer’s Hottest Reads: 2-4 year-olds

SHARED by: Katherine Grier, Librarian of York Avenue Preschool

Firefighter Duckies by Frank Dormer

Kids who are into fun and firefighters will find much to love in this book which follows the adventures and rescues of three Firefighter Duckies. There are no ordinary emergencies here, and kids will love repeating the refrain “They are […]

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Spring Books to Read Together

SHARED by: Katherine Grier, Librarian at York Avenue Preschool

Even though this winter was one of the mildest ones I can remember, I am still happy that Spring has sprung.  I love hearing birds chirp and seeing yellow daffodils and multi-colored tulips poke up out of the little patches of earth surrounding the trees on […]

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What’s New at the York Avenue Preschool Book Fair

York Avenue Preschool will hold its annual Book Fair April 12-14, 2016. The school’s lobby will be transformed into a wonderful children’s bookstore featuring a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction books, as well as sticker and other activity books perfect for summer reading and gift giving. Titles have been hand-selected by York Avenue Preschool’s […]

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