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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.

Borders
(907) 376-1218
595 E. Parks Highway
Wasilla, AK
Hours
Monday - Friday10:00 am to 08:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am to 06:00 pm
Sunday12:00 pm to 05:00 pm

Borders
(907) 344-4099
1100 E. Dimond Blvd
Anchorage, AK
Hours
Monday - Saturday09:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday10:00 am to 07:00 pm

Barnes & Noble
(907) 279-7323
200 East Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun-Sat 9:00AM-11:00PM

A Novel View
(907) 278-0084
2101 Hillcrest Pl
Anchorage, AK
 
Sing Lee Alley Books
(907) 772-4440
11 Sing Lee Aly
Petersburg, AK

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Barnes & Noble
(907) 452-6400
421 Mehar Avenue
Fairbanks, AK
Services
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Hours
Sun-Sat 9:00AM-11:00PM

Borders
(907) 376-1218
595 E. Parks Highway
Wasilla, AK
Hours
Monday - Friday10:00 am to 08:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am to 06:00 pm
Sunday12:00 pm to 05:00 pm

A No 1 Cards Comics & Collectibles
(907) 333-3388
Northway Mall
Anchorage, AK
 
Hearthside Books & Toys
(907) 586-1726
254 Front St
Juneau, AK
 
Friends Of The Library Book
(907) 789-4913
9109 Mendenhall Mall Rd
Juneau, AK

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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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