Tenzin’s Deer by Barbara Soros Bookjump and Review

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Send to Kindle Tenzin’s Deer by Barbara Soros has been laying on my “to read pile” for quite awhile now. What a gem of a little book this is. “A story about the power of compassion, the guidance of dreams, the gift of healing and the ability to love deeply and to let go. “ Tenzin, […]

Penguin Cha Cha by Kristi Valiant: Book Review from Hannah Rials

Penguin Cha Cha

Send to Kindle “They may look like normal waddling, toddling penguins….but Julia has discovers their secret.” * Penguin Cha Cha shares the fun and vibrant story of a determined girl named Julia as she tries to join in the fun of a mischevious group of dancing penguins. Set in Romping Chomping Park and Zoo, author/illustrator […]

Let’s Celebrate Read an eBook Week!

Read an Ebook Week

Send to Kindle The official Read an E-Book Week may be almost over, but we are taking advantage of the month-long version to celebrate the beauty and benefits of today’s children’s e-books. First, a bit about this unique event: First conceived by author Rita Toews more than nine years ago as a response to the […]

Happy Dr. Seuss’s Birthday! {and Read Across American Day}

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Mark your calendars: March 2 is Dr. Seuss’s birthday and March 3, 2014, is NEA’s Read Across America Day! “You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child” March has barely just begun and it is already jammed packed with fun events and happenings. […]

Family Book Festival: Guest Post from Your Modern Family

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Send to Kindle With the winter doldrums kicking in and families getting restless from being trapped indoors, we thought this would be a perfect time to create a Family Book Festival. And what better way to create a list of books to include in our Family Book Festival is to ask fellow writers, authors, and […]

An Unconventional Librarian’s Contribution to Family Book Festival

The Snowy Day book review

Send to Kindle With the winter doldrums kicking in and families getting restless from being trapped indoors, we thought this would be a perfect time to create a Family Book Festival. And what better way to create a list of books to include in our  Family Book Festival is to ask fellow writers, authors, and […]

Family Book Festival: Duck for President {Guest Post from Cool Mom & Neighbor Girl}

Family Book Festival

Family Book Festival Time! With the winter doldrums kicking in and families getting restless from being trapped indoors, we thought this would be a perfect time to create a Family Book Festival. And what better way to create a list of books to include in our  Family Book Festival is to ask fellow […]

A Profile of Herman Parish-Amelia Bedelia Creator (Guest Post by Hannah Rials)

Amelia Bedelia

We all know and love that wacky, backward character Amelia Bedelia. She’s literal. She’s funny. And she is an amazing baker! But what I’ve always wondered  is how in the world was a character like Amelia dreamed up? Herman Parish is the answer to my question. After his aunt Peggy died, and after […]

7 Ways to Celebrate International Book Giving Day

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International Book Giving Day is here! International Book Giving Day is a 100% volunteer initiative aimed at increasing children’s access to and enthusiasm for books. Most children in developing countries do not own books. In the United Kingdom, one-third of children do not own books. In the United States, two-thirds of children living in […]

Family Book Festival: Harry The Dirty Dog {Franticmommy}

Dog in a Dog

Welcome to the Family Book Festival!   With the winter doldrums kicking in and families getting restless from being trapped indoors, we thought this would be a perfect time to create a Family Book Festival. And what better way to create a list of books to include in our  Family Book Festival is […]