1. "Dorothy and her Flying (crying) Monkeys!"
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    "Dorothy and her Flying (crying) Monkeys!"

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  2. "Ellie H. (5), Dallas, Texas, dressed as Dorothy for Halloween. Little sister was the lion, and mom and dad were the scarecrow and the tin man (not shown)."
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    "Ellie H. (5), Dallas, Texas, dressed as Dorothy for Halloween. Little sister was the lion, and mom and dad were the scarecrow and the tin man (not shown)."

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  3. "My twins dressed up as Dorothy and the Lion one year.  The Lion suit has now been passed down through three generations."
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    "My twins dressed up as Dorothy and the Lion one year.  The Lion suit has now been passed down through three generations."

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  4. "This was from the 1970’s. We became all friends. I was the lion." - Tom Payne
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    "This was from the 1970’s. We became all friends. I was the lion." - Tom Payne

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  5. "The Club at our marina had a Wizard of Oz party last summer and these are the characters who showed up."
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    "The Club at our marina had a Wizard of Oz party last summer and these are the characters who showed up."

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  6. "We were our mother’s guinea pigs for the yearly county fair costume class. At the time, we hated it. But to her credit, we won the trophy every time."
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    "We were our mother’s guinea pigs for the yearly county fair costume class. At the time, we hated it. But to her credit, we won the trophy every time."

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  7. "The whole family dressed up one year for Halloween — Dad was the Wizard, Mom was the Lion, oldest son was Tin Man, middle son was scarecrow, daughter was Dorothy, and guinea pig was Toto."
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    "The whole family dressed up one year for Halloween — Dad was the Wizard, Mom was the Lion, oldest son was Tin Man, middle son was scarecrow, daughter was Dorothy, and guinea pig was Toto."

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  8. "My four oldest grandchildren, the Weitzes of Oz, on Halloween 2006 in Stockton, CA. These costumes were a collaboration by me and their paternal grandmother. They were actually the second generation of Wizard of Oz trick-or-treaters. Their mom, aunt and two friends did it first in 1984."
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    "My four oldest grandchildren, the Weitzes of Oz, on Halloween 2006 in Stockton, CA. These costumes were a collaboration by me and their paternal grandmother. They were actually the second generation of Wizard of Oz trick-or-treaters. Their mom, aunt and two friends did it first in 1984."

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  9. We’re Off To Read The Wizard, ‘The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz’
NPR’s Backseat Book Club takes the yellow brick road back to its origins with L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, published in 1900. We invite you to share your memories of Oz and your favorite Oz family photos.

    We’re Off To Read The Wizard, ‘The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz’

    NPR’s Backseat Book Club takes the yellow brick road back to its origins with L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, published in 1900. We invite you to share your memories of Oz and your favorite Oz family photos.

  10. With Audubon’s Help, Beat-Up Kid Is ‘Okay For Now’
Fourteen-year-old Doug Swieteck has the weight of the world upon him — no friends, an alcoholic father and a brother who has just been injured in Vietnam. But the protagonist of this NPR Backseat Book Club book finds solace in an unlikely place — the pages of Audubon’s Birds of America.

    With Audubon’s Help, Beat-Up Kid Is ‘Okay For Now’

    Fourteen-year-old Doug Swieteck has the weight of the world upon him — no friends, an alcoholic father and a brother who has just been injured in Vietnam. But the protagonist of this NPR Backseat Book Club book finds solace in an unlikely place — the pages of Audubon’s Birds of America.

  11. Dusty, 6
"This is a picture taken from our balcony in Texas before we moved into our new house. It is special to me because my mom held me on her shoulders while I took a picture of the colors in the sky and I like it when she holds me high on her shoulders and we look at the sky change colors together when the sun goes down."

    Dusty, 6

    "This is a picture taken from our balcony in Texas before we moved into our new house. It is special to me because my mom held me on her shoulders while I took a picture of the colors in the sky and I like it when she holds me high on her shoulders and we look at the sky change colors together when the sun goes down."

  12. Two Books For Kids About How Hard It Is To Fit In
In February, the young readers in NPR’s Backseat Book Club read a pair of books: The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes and Shooting Kabulby N.H. Senzai. They were published 60 years apart but share similar themes about standing out, getting teased and being strong.

    Two Books For Kids About How Hard It Is To Fit In

    In February, the young readers in NPR’s Backseat Book Club read a pair of books: The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes and Shooting Kabulby N.H. Senzai. They were published 60 years apart but share similar themes about standing out, getting teased and being strong.

  13. Ruthie, 13
"These are my two little sisters giving each other some love through the window."

    Ruthie, 13

    "These are my two little sisters giving each other some love through the window."

  14. Orion Kai, 8
"I took this picture in Volunteer Park in Seattle on one of my favorite days I’ve ever had with my family. I can look at the flowers in different way than my Mom, because I’m shorter."

    Orion Kai, 8

    "I took this picture in Volunteer Park in Seattle on one of my favorite days I’ve ever had with my family. I can look at the flowers in different way than my Mom, because I’m shorter."

  15. Morgan Dausman, 10
"Picture of my little sister after a birthday party."

    Morgan Dausman, 10

    "Picture of my little sister after a birthday party."