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Naming your baby can be a lot more involved than most parents initially think. Have fun with it; consulting a baby name book can be a good way to get the conversation started and the name game flowing. Check below for related information, products and services.

Barnes & Noble
(701) 746-4534
2800 Columbia Rd Ste. 431
Grand Forks, ND
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Sun 12:00PM-6:00PM
Mon-Fri 10:00AM-9:00PM
Sat 10:00AM-7:00PM

Barnes & Noble
(701) 224-1300
565 South 7th Street
Bismarck, ND
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Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun 12:00PM-9:00PM
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Barnes & Noble
(701) 852-9001
2400 SW 10th Street Ste 15
Minot, ND
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun 12:00PM-9:00PM
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-10:00PM

Books On Broadway
(701) 572-1433
12 1/2 W Broadway
Williston, ND

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Zandbroz Variety
(701) 239-4729
420 Broadway N
Fargo, ND

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Five Penny Press
(701) 626-7183
3117 5th Ave. NE
Kief, ND

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Barnes & Noble
(701) 281-1002
1201 42 St SW
Fargo, ND
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Complimentary Wi-Fi, Toys & Games, B&N@School
Hours
Sun 12:00PM-10:00PM
Mon-Sat 9:00AM-11:00PM

Barnes & Noble
(701) 746-4534
2800 Columbia Rd Ste. 431
Grand Forks, ND
Services
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Hours
Sun 12:00PM-6:00PM
Mon-Fri 10:00AM-9:00PM
Sat 10:00AM-7:00PM

Ye Olde Books & Curious Goods
(701) 845-8721
226 E Main St
Valley City, ND

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Owl Book Store
(701) 258-3003
1107 S 12th St
Bismarck, ND

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Unusual Baby Names, Parents are Thinking up Unique Names

Unusual Baby Names

Parents, increasingly, are thinking up unique names for their children. An exotic association apart, there is at  least    one constructive advantage to this. An unusual name helps to confer exclusivity, helping the owner to stand out and  be recognized more easily. Think about how easy it is to remember a 'Terranova' from a crowd of Marys and Janes.

However, choosing an unusual baby name requires some care. How can you choose a name that is distinctive, yet does not end up sounding ridiculous? Of course, you don't want your child to be at the receiving end of all the Waynes and Dylans in his school. Here are a few tips:

  1. Check what's out there. Start by looking up popular baby names listed in parenting books and websites. Along with the more familiar ones, you will also find some unusual baby names that you have rarely heard before, and that will catch your fancy.
  2. Old is gold. Many old names that were quite popular until recently have now fallen out of favor. Research names in historical archives or literature, or dig up some of the unusual names from your own family records.
  3. Read the glossies. Celebrity baby names are another good source for distinctive names. The advantage here will be that though the name will be unusual, it will have built up some level of familiarity and acceptability because of the media coverage. The disadvantage, of course, will be that the ...

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