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The Adventurers Guild #Giveaway and Review

This week Disney-Hyperion sent me a copy to check out, and is partnering with me for another great giveaway! The Adventures Guild is a new release from Disney-Hyperion from first time authors Zack Loran Clark and Nick Eliopulos. They are coffee drinking best friends who meet to play Dungeons and Dragons once a week. Zack… Read More The Adventurers Guild #Giveaway and Review

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Beatrice Zinker,Upside Down Thinker #Review+#Giveaway

Disney-Hyperion sent me a copy to check out, and is partnering with me for a giveaway of Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker by Shelley Johannes. Oh how I loved this book. It’s vibrant and funny besides I can totally relate as I have raised 3 upside down thinkers. Come to think of it, I just… Read More Beatrice Zinker,Upside Down Thinker #Review+#Giveaway

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Words of Peace for Your Alphabet Tree (#bookreview and word activity)

Words of Peace At this very moment in time, cities like Charlottesville, VA are struggling with the glaring reality of hate. Such situations are appalling and sorrowful. And it reminds us to remind the next generation to practice Words of Peace instead of words of hate. The Alphabet Tree by Leo Lionni starts with letters which… Read More Words of Peace for Your Alphabet Tree (#bookreview and word activity)

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Exploring Bizarre Buildings and Surreal Structures | Curious Constructions

If your family are fans of shows like Expedition Unknown and Mysteries at The Museum, you will love one of the newest books from Chronicle Books; Curious Constructions: A Peculiar Portfolio of Fifty Fascinating Structures by Michael Hearst Among the pages of this colorful, nonfiction hardcover book, readers will get to “explore bizarre buildings, eclectic… Read More Exploring Bizarre Buildings and Surreal Structures | Curious Constructions

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An Incredible Serafina and the Splintered Heart Giveaway

I feel really excited and fortunate today because I’m hosting a giveaway in partnership with Disney-Hyperion !! Believe it or not I’ve been sworn to secrecy by the author himself Robert Beatty not to give ANY spoilers in my review of his latest book Serafina and the Splintered Heart, the last book in his Serafina… Read More An Incredible Serafina and the Splintered Heart Giveaway

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#ReadtheWorldMKB Summer Reading Series! The Rock Maiden: A Chinese Tale of Love and Loyalty

Today I’m participating in the MKB Read Around the World Summer Reading Series. The multicultural location we have chosen to visit is Hong Kong and the book I am reviewing is yet another gorgeous offering from Wisdom Tales Press; The Rock Maiden: A Chinese Tale of Love and Loyalty by Natasha Yim Subject(s): Age level: Juvenile Fiction… Read More #ReadtheWorldMKB Summer Reading Series! The Rock Maiden: A Chinese Tale of Love and Loyalty

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#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… Read More #KidlitBooks to remind your readers why Science is Awesome

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Picture Books and Activities that encourage Rainy Day Play

{Guest post by Hannah Rials} The kids are home and it’s raining. You know what comes next, right? “I’m bored!!!” “There’s nothing to do!” “Moooooooom!!!” Yes, I know you know what I’m talking about. They can’t go outside because it’s too soggy out there and you really don’t want them sitting like zombies in front… Read More Picture Books and Activities that encourage Rainy Day Play