#KidlitBooks to remind your readers why Science is Awesome

{guest post from Hannah Rials} Science and kids…it’s seems to go hand-in-hand like summer and fun. Science is also the “S” in S.T.E.M; something that is on the radar of all teachers and parents these days. Lucky for us, the books and resources to encourage the love of science is abundant and more and more […]

Weekend Links-Amazing #Booklists for a Summer of #ReadYourWorld

Welcome to Weekend Links! This is my chance to share the latest-and-the-greatest in the book-ish discoveries I have found during the past week. This week I am thrilled to report that I noticed many wonderful booklists and books celebrating diverse families. Enjoy! I just LOVE this Fairy Tales in Different Cultures post from Craft Moms […]

29 #Kidlit Audio Books For Readers/Listeners of all Ages

First I’d like to welcome and say hello to all of our new subscribers and Facebook Fans. It’s so wonderful to meet your here. If there was going to be a theme for this last weekend it would have been crafting. Though our hands and eyes were busy creating fun things, our ears and minds […]

Summer Reading Ideas for Kids Who Love Mythological Beings

So how’s your ‘warmer weather months’ going? I’ve been spending tons of time curled up on the patio with my nose in a book! I can also share that I’ve been up to my eyeballs in Norse Mythology. Currently one of my MANY publishing/writing projects I am working on includes a new book from Audrey […]

National Teacher Day- Honoring Six Teachers Who Changed the World

In many countries, Teachers’ Day (National Teacher Day is May 9th here in the U.S.) is a special day for the appreciation of teachers, and may include celebrations to honor them for their special contributions in a particular field area, or the community in general. Here are six well-known teachers-turned-heroes-that changed our nation and the way […]

May 8th is International Viking Day! Lycklig Internationella Vikingadagen!

Lycklig Internationella Vikingadagen! In case you were wondering, that’s Swedish for Happy International Viking Day. Swedish tradition and culture is a huge part of my life. Both my parents and grandparents were from Gotland, Sweden so my Swedish roots run deep. I have been immersed in Nordic culture since childhood so when it comes to Vikings, those […]

Weekend Links: Get Inspired with these #kidlit Summer Reading Recommends

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

Weekend Links: Some Fun Possibilities for Summer Reading Booklists

Happy Sunday! Can you believe there’s only around 8 weeks of school left?! People I know (including myself) are already making summer plans and looking forward to a more relaxed pace. But parents also know that summer is prime time for the “summer slide” when it comes to reading. Scholastic has an excellent report called […]

Weekend Links: April Showers Bring May Flowers

Welcome to Weekend Links! Do you remember hearing the childhood rhyme, “April Showers Bring May Flowers?” The rhyme was originally a short poem. The reality is that April showers DO bring spring May flowers! However, there is meaning behind the words, as well “April showers bring May flowers” is a reminder that even the most unpleasant of things, in […]

International Women’s Day- #Kidlit books that ignite a global sisterhood

March 8 is International Women’s Day. Though I have never officially celebrated this global event on JIAB, I think it’s high time that I did! The online world is filled with quotes, marches and articles celebrating the woman who are united in masses to work towards transforming the tense world we all live in. From what […]