Poem In Your Pocket Day!

This week is Poem In Your Pocket Day! {April 17th} On Poem in Your Pocket Day, people throughout the United States select a poem, carry it with them, and share it with others throughout the day.  You can also share your poem selection on Twitter by using the hashtag #pocketpoem. On that day […]

Celebrating National Library Week with The Library Adventure

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I have been a contributor to Vicki Arnold’s The Library Adventure for awhile and I am so proud to be a part of such a wonderful site. The Library Adventure was founded by Vicki Arnold in 2013 when she was faced with the quandary of how to fit her love of the library […]

National Poetry Month and Poem In My Pocket Day

April is National Poetry Month and April 17th is Poem in your Pocket Day. Do you like secret little messages tucked into quiet little places like your pocket or lunch pail? My children love this and today we are sharing with classmates, friends, and neighbors alike a little rolled up poem to keep in […]

Lin Yi’s Lantern: A Moon Festival Tale by Brenda Williams and Benjamin Lacombe

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Guest post from Hannah Rials Lin Yi’s Lantern: A Moon Festival Tale from Barefoot Books is a heartwarming story shows the rewards of putting others first, and includes educational notes at the end about the Chinese moon festival, life in rural China, and the legend of the moon fairy. Lin Yi has a […]

The Adventures of Odysseus

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Today we’re honored once again to have Hannah Rials guest blog posting for us. As a family we love the Greek myths but we especially love this edition of Odysseus. The story is written in a way that my family of varying ages can grasp it and the illustrations are simply stunning and […]

A String in the Harp by Nancy Bond


I don’t know what we expected when we picked up A String in the Harp by Nancy Bond….maybe something musical.  What we didn’t expect was to be thrown into the landscape and mythology of Wales.  The writing and plot are brilliant and the imagery of Wales left us wanting to get on the […]

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

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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 […]

The Knight, the Princess and the Magic Rock


Send to Kindle Today takes us on a journey into ancient Persia via a 1000 year-old tale. The Knight, the Princess, and the Magic Rock is beautifully retold by Sara Azizi. This Wisdom Tales Press story is adventurous and exciting as it unfolds into something that is much more than meets the eye. Rich with […]

Zak and Zoe in the Tiger Temple Blog Tour

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Send to Kindle About the Book Title: Zoe & Zak and the Tiger Temple (Zoe & Zak Series, Book #3) Author: Lars Guignard Publisher: Fantastic Press Publication Date: January 1, 2014 Number of Pages: 267 Recommended Age: 8+ Summary Last semester, Zoe and Zak returned the first lost Noble Truth to its rightful home. Now, […]