Kidlit Book Bundle Giveaway: Great Books for Girls!

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Welcome to Jump Into a Book’s Three Months of Book Giveaways! With the winter months upon us, I feel this is a great time for readers of all ages to snuggle in with a good book. I have been blessed with tons of amazing books titles for kids over these last few months and I […]

Weekend Links: Treats and Eats!

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It’s time again for Weekend Links! This is my chance to share all of the fun, creative and educational blog posts I have encountered throughout the course of the week. Here are some of my favorites: Marie’s Pastiche is doing a whole series involving recipes from her French Canadian roots and WOW, there are some […]

A Pony Express Book List and Some Things To Do


On this day in 1858, Buterfield and Company agreed to carry the mail out west starting in Missouri and ending in California. The 2800 mile Westward journey would take 24 days. The mail was delivered twice weekly using overland coaches, mules and horses. Two years later, with the threat of the Civil War looming, the […]

The Girl from Felony Bay by J.E. Thompson Book Review and GIVEAWAY!


{Guest post from Hannah Rials} The Girl from Felony Bay by J.E. Thompson Abbie Force has a mission: solve the mystery of her father’s accident and alleged theft. Since he has been in a coma for nine months and cannot defend himself, it is Abbie’s job to put the pieces together. Her life has been […]

The Banish Bullying Booklist: Reading Our Way to Awareness

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It’s National Bullying Prevention Awareness month and the best way to bring awareness to this very big problem is to provide a booklist to get everyone started. Let’s take active steps to banish bullying for good. National Bullying Prevention Month is a campaign in the United States founded in 2006 by PACER’s National Center for […]

Weekend Links: Booklists Upon Booklists!

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Booklist and more Booklists! This week has revealed tons of wonderful booklist for readers and parents to enjoy. Here are some of my top picks: 9 Poetry books for kids from the Pleasantest Thing The Jenny Evolution has an amazing list of 50 Amazing Chapter Books for Boys!  Jacquie from KCEdventures offered up Around the […]

Little Leap Forward—A Boy in Bejing by Guy Yue and Clare Farrow {Guest Post by Hannah Rials}


{Guest post By Hannah Rials} Little Leap Forward—A Boy in Bejing by Guy Yue and Clare Farrow Little Leap Forward is the story of a young boy in Revolutionary China. He lives in the musician’s  quarter with his mother and sisters, where he is trying to find inspiration for the music. He hears music in […]

Multicultural Children’s Book Day Needs Book Reviewers!

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This project is picking up speed and gaining momentum! We are so excited to announce our 2nd Multicultural Children’s Book Day January 27th, 2015 because we’ve added … Multicultural Children’s Book Day Blogger Co-Hosts These Amazing Co-Hosts to help us spread the word about diversity books for kids on Multicultural Children’s Book Day: Africa to America All Done […]

Got 33 Seconds? Check Out A Year in The Secret Garden

A new video by Marilyn Scott-Waters and Valarie Budayr in honor of their new book A Year in the Secret Garden. With over 120 pages, with 150 original color illustrations and 48 activities for families to enjoy, learn, discover and play together, A Year In the Secret Garden is an opportunity to introduce a new […]

A Super September Special for our Super Special Readers! A Year in The Secret Garden

A Year in the Secret Garden

A Super September Special for our Super Special Readers! It’s time! It’s time for us to reveal a magical guide that was not only inspired by the classic children’s novel, but one that is helping readers young and old get back to the magic and wonder of nature. Award-winning authors and co-creators Valarie Budayr and […]