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10 More Cry-Alouds: Books That Move You to Tears

Did you know that the tears shed from happiness or sorrow are chemically different from the tears caused by an irritant in the eye? "Emotional tears, for instance, have been found to contain protein-based hormones including the neurotransmitter leucine enkephalin, … Continue reading

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Top Ten Cry-Alouds: Books You’ll Love to Cry Over with Your Kids

The kind of book that generates the most passionate personal response is usually one that made us cry. Mention one of the ten books listed below in a group of Sonlighters, and you will hear these kinds of phrases from … Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Read Books That Might Make Your Kids (and You) Cry

If you are a family that spends a lot of time reading aloud, you have probably found at least a few books that caused tears. Book after book we read each afternoon, my kids have learned the sob routine. Nearing … Continue reading

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