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 […]

Weekend Links: Land, Water and Nature Books for Kids

Welcome to Weekend Links! This is my chance to share the best-of-the-best in children’s books, resources and booklists that I have encountered during my online travels throughout the course of the week. With the occurrence of World Water Day this month, and Earth Day just around the corner, I have seen many fabulous book finds […]

Are You a Competitive Book Reader? It’s time for BOB (Battle of the Books)

Well if you are then it’s time for BOB Battle of the Books !!! While much of the world is engaged in college basketball heaven with March Madness, School Library Journal has a bit of their own March Madness going on with Battle of the Books aka BOB to those of us in the book […]

How about some Pi? (a Pi Day Booklist and fun Pi activities)

Today, my friends, is a double header….yep you heard me right. First, look at the date; it’s 3.14 which is the written form of the mathematical symbol known as Pi. How cool is that ? Pi is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. The ratio is ALWAYS 3.14! 3.14 is the day […]

Weekend Links-booklists that help kids understand the Presidency.

Welcome to Weekend links! All of the drama affiliated with politics and the election can drive some of us nuts, but it is also a wonderful opportunity to share the world of American Presidents with your young readers. Here are some great book picks and booklists that help kids understand the Presidency and politics. Check […]

Weekend Links: kidlit booklists showcasing life events

Welcome to Weekend Links! This day is one of my favorites because I get to share the best-of-the-best of the amazing reads, resources, booklists and links that I have encountered in my Internet travels during the week. There is SO much going on lately! February is a busy month and March is shaping up to […]

What Makes a Good P.O.T.U.S. ? Book picks for President’s Day

Would you like me to define the word Potus for you? It’s not really a word, it’s an acronym which stands for President of the United States= P.O.T.U.S.!! So let’s head back to my question, what makes a good Potus? Today we go searching for that answer inside the pages of what else……our books. I […]

Weekend Links: Love is in the Air..and in the Pages of Kidlit Books!

Happy Valentines Day! Such a fun and exciting day filled with love and CHOCOLATE! Sweet treats aside, here are some wonderful V-Day booklists for your readers. Best Valentine’s Day Books for Children at Good Reads with Ronna 5 Unconventional Love Stories for Kids at Reading Brightly Valentines Day make me think of candy. Candy makes […]

Do You Have a Thinking Girl or Boy? It’s time for a Goosebottom Booklist

Multicultural Children’s Book Day came and went and WHAT an exciting day it was! To view the details, and see the huge book review Link-up, go here or here.  We had over 180 bloggers reviewing Multicultural and Diverse books for kids. It’s a great resource and a fun time is had by all. Now to […]