Notable Women- Author Pam Muñoz Ryan

I’ve been having some summer fun shining the spotlight on “notable women.” To me, notable women are women who have made a difference in this world due to their actions or talents. Last week I had fun sharing some American History with notable woman, Sybil Ludington thanks to my “head elf,” Becky. This week I […]

Weekend Links: Diverse Picture Books from around the World

Welcome to Weekend Links! This is my chance to share the best-of-the-best when it comes to books and booklists for young readers that I have discovered in my weekly online travels. As usual the Internet is buzzing with great facts, books and activities families can do surrounding the big beautiful world we all live in.  This weekend, […]

Weekend Links: Recaps and Round-ups of Summer Booklists

Happy Summer Solstice! Did anyone happen to see the Strawberry Moon? The “strawberry moon” is the first full moon we’ve had on Summer Solstice since 1948! It was truly spectacular. It’s hard to believe July is just around the corner too. Summer is flying by! Kids are loving being off of school and not having […]

Weekend Links: Summer Reading Booklists Inspired by Nature

Welcome to weekend links! The weather has been amazing here in my hometown and our whole family is looking forward to a summer filled with fun, sun and nature. With that in mind, I’ve discovered some wonderful reading booklists and activities that include “Nature-y” topics that I thought everyone might like. Enjoy! Honey Bee Activities […]

We’ve discovered Gravity! Gravity Booklist and Activities

It’s official summer has started here for us. I know some of you are still finishing up the school year and our friends down under are getting ready for winter break but us, we’re in the throes of summer and NO schedules. I love this time of year. I really do, I feel rested. This […]

Weekend Links: Kidlit Summer Reading Recommendations

If it hasn’t already, the school year is nearly over here in the States, the weather is warmer, and summer is nearly upon us. Wondering what to do with the kids over the summer break? The first answer I would give is to get ourside, explore, travel and spend quality time together! But another thing […]

New Summer Book Releases that Kids Will go Crazy for!

If it hasn’t already, the school year is nearly over here in the States, the weather is warmer, and summer is nearly upon us. Wondering what to do with the kids over the summer break ? Have I got a list of fun and active favorites for you. Did you notice I didn’t use the […]

Weekend Links: Great Books That Guide and Grow Young Readers

Welcome to Weekend Links! This is my chance every weekend to share the best-of-the-best in the way of wonderful booklists and links that I have discovered during my Internet travels. This week I have found some amazing books that will help guide and grow our young readers. The world can be a scary place, but […]

An Extra Special #DragonsAreReal Booklist for Beginning Readers

Disclosure: some of these links are affiliate links I’ve been doing a lot with dragons lately and in honor of my new book Dragons are Real so I thought I’d share a little bit of our favorite dragon reads from our favorite dragon library. You may not know this but Dragons love to read and […]

27 Books that Hug the Earth: An Earth Day Booklist for Kids

Earth Day is just a few days away and it is one of my favorite days of the year. It’s a time when our communities share a like-minded cause of remembering to care and cherish our Earth. Here at Jump into a Book it means, along with getting outside to frolic in nature, that it’s […]