Operation Redwood Revisited {Great Fiction Book for Kids!}

Today I make my way to revisit an old friend, the redwood trees of Northern California. In celebration of this very fun trip, I’m re-sharing an old Jump into a Book favorite about a great read called Operation Redwood. This is one of our favorite books and every time we read it we feel that […]

Honoring Author Linda Sue Park-A Long Walk for Water

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Welcome to the second week of Book Jumper Summer Reading Series! This is my way of inspiring parents who are looking for creative ways to keep their kids reading this summer! Our summer reading program will be a combination of some really neat things. All of our protagonists are girls or women and most of […]

School is OUT…Let the Book Jumper Summer Reading Series BEGIN

The Book-Jumper Summer Reading Series

Welcome to the first week of Book Jumper Summer Reading Series! This is my way of inspiring parents who are looking for creative ways to keep their kids reading this summer! Our summer reading program will be a combination of some really neat things. All of our protagonists are girls or women and most of […]

The Little Red Hen by Mary Finch {Guest Post by Hannah Rials}

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**Guest post by Hannah Rials The Little Red Hen by Mary Finch ‘ The lazy rooster and mischievous mouse can’t be bothered to help the Little Red Hen tend her ear of wheat. They can’t be bothered to help her take it to the miller either, or bake it into bread. But when her loaf […]

A Symphony of Whales Book Review- A Lyrical Whale-of-a-Tale

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Last week I put the below video on my personal Facebook page. I was completely awe inspired by the communication between these instrumentalist and the whales. So inspired I put on my Facebook that I’d like to have this very experience !!! Fellow book-lover Mia Wenjen of PragmaticMom wrote on my Facebook wall that I […]

The Girl with a Brave Heart: A Tale from Tehran by Rita Jahanforuz {Guest Post from Hannah Rials}

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The Girl with a Brave Heart: A Tale from Tehran by Rita Jahanforuz A book review from Hannah Rials As a baby, Shiraz’s mother died, and her father soon remarried, giving her a new mother and a sister to grow up with. But when her father died, everything changed. Shiraz’s stepmother forced her to do […]

Do You Like To Climb Trees ? Just Like Me Climbing a Tree: Exploring Trees Around the World

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In Just Like Me Climbing a Tree: Exploring Tress Around the World, award-winning author/illustrator Durga Yael Bernhard travels around the globe visiting 12 beautiful and favorite trees. Exploration and inquiry are the keys to unlocking the secrets and treasures of the trees. Each page asks a question: What if we swung from a tree branch as monkeys […]

Ready to Celebrate Poetry Month with The Dreamer?

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I’ve known for a long time that I wanted to share The Dreamer by Pam Munoz Ryan with you for National Poetry Month. The Dreamer is an invitation into the imaginative world of Pablo Neruda. Pablo Neruda is one of my favorite poets !! The Dreamer has allowed me to share my love of this […]

Blast Off! Free Curious George Gets a Medal Rocketship Craft and Activity!

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Book Designer and Audrey Press Team Member Roscoe Welply originally created this delightful bookjump and craft for his own boys. The result was so enchanting we felt we need to do something special with it. For those who don’t know, Roscoe is the book designer and graphic designer behind much of JIAB and Audrey Press’ […]

Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes

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The tiniest creatures accomplish some of the biggest jobs on the planet. This beautifully illustrated and cleverly written guide invites us into the microscopic world of microbes. Zoologist and author Nicola Davies welcomes us into the microscopic world in her book Tiny Creatures The world of Microbes.  Taking us on a journey through a microbe’s […]