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    The babysitter canceled, the nanny asked for the day off months ago and your parents are at the track. How can you enjoy the Kentucky Derby with your children? When Frozen has already played so many times you know the words better than Kristen Bell, it is time to introduce your children to the Kentucky tradition. There are dozens of colorful books about the Kentucky Derby that you’ll both love reading. 

    Great Racehorses, by John Green, tells the stories of the greatest racehorses and the former Derby winners. 

    The Mystery at the Kentucky Derby, a book for older children by Carole Marsh, transforms the two greatest minutes in sports to an inviting enigma. 

    D is for Derby, by Helen Wilbur, includes jockeys, horses, farms, owners and the race while teaching your child the alphabet. 

    Telling the story of a thoroughbred horse from farm to track, Derby Day: A Pop-Up Celebration of the Kentucky Derby will remain a keepsake story in your family for decades. 

    Little Freddie at the Kentucky Derby, by Kathryn Coconut, tells the story of a racehorse to show children the power of believing in themselves and the power of their dreams.

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