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  • n. Plural form of storybook.


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  • To see what was once safe become savage, and to have our core values handily disassembled by a reality that's larger and more vicious than our storybooks is part of growing up.

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  • His mother reminds him that magic only occurs in storybooks.

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  • The schools did teach those things, but when the illiterate ex-slaves listened to their teachers read from storybooks like John Freeman and His Family, they heard a very different kind of lesson.

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  • Thanks to her excellent memory, she recalled the words of these hymns, and when Henry and Alex were too young for storybooks, she would sing the hymns as lullabies.

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  • She would read picture books, “how to” books, storybooks, and she had even begun reading short chapter books.

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  • And as we well know, storybooks rarely mesh with reality.

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  • He was dark, and oh so handsome—just as the storybooks foretold.

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  • Before the storybooks were written, before God or churches, long before armies and priests and burnings, my people lived here in the forest.

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  • As the years flew by in a haze of diapers, ballet lessons and storybooks, the labels slowed down.

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  • These materials promote family involvement in their children's learning by showing how to use children's storybooks that contain themes about family involvement in education.

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