There is something about December that has us running for our favorites of everything and that includes books. Chiller temps, warm socks and family snuggle time makes books that highlight the season even more special. Lesser-Known Kidlit Books that Celebrate Winter Eleven award-winning holiday stories from nine authors fill the pages of Winter Wonder. Winter Wonder brings… Read More 7 Lesser-Known Kidlit Books that Celebrate Winter
How do you get kids to read? Give them something they want to read about, like superheroes. And graphic novels. At the height of my tween’s “reluctant reader” phase, I could always get her to be interested in a graphic novels. Graphic novels that really appeal to kids of all ages are becoming easier and… Read More Get a Sneak Peek at DC Comic’s new middle grade graphic novel!
What does this time of year make me think of? COOKIES! Baking cookies, eating cookies, researching new cookie recipes so I bake them and eat them… You get the point 🙂 And the really fun piece of this adventure is that there are wonderful cookie recipes and activities that inspired by children’s books. That’s what… Read More Weekend Links: Book-Inspired Cookies Around the World
Being a kid can be tough. All those different thoughts and emotions going on and not knowing how to interpret them. Well, that’s all about to change with Ariane de Bonvoisin’s remarkable new children’s series! I’ve found myself more draw to books lately that are deeper than the normal fluff of bunnies, kites, and burping frogs… Read More Giggles and Joy Series: Spiritual Life Lessons for Kids
It’s hard to believe our 6th Multicultural Children’s Book Day online and offline celebration is less than two months away and it all began as a desire to right a wrong in the children’s book industry. Back in 2013, the original founder of Jump Into a Book, Valarie Budayr, and fellow mom/book lover Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom… Read More An Exceptional Opportunity for Authors and Book Reviewers
“Home is a privilege.” This was a line from a long-running crime-based TV show that I watched a snippet of recently. Although I rarely watch TV, this line captured my attention and touched my soul. Home is something many of us take for granted. But my guess is that those who lost theirs in the… Read More 5 Kidlit Books that Help us Appreciate HOME
The Story of the Moonbeam Book Awards Guest Post by Amy Shamroe “Celebrating youthful curiosity, discovery and learning through books and reading.” – Moonbeam Awards Motto Each year in January, booksellers and those in publishing note and celebrate the finest in children’s books. In 1922, the American Library Association began recognizing the contribution of children’s literature… Read More The Story of the Moonbeam Book Awards (and a very special winner!)
Jump Into a Book has had a long-time relationship with Quarto Books/Quarto Knows and there a very good reason for it; their books are amazing! Brimming with creative inspiration, how-to projects, and useful information to enrich your everyday life, Quarto Knows is a favorite destination for those pursuing their interests and passions. So here’s how… Read More A STEAM and STEM Activity Book Bundle Giveaway from QuartoKids!
Abrams Books sent me a copy to check out and is partnering with me for a giveaway! You may already know picture book characters Rosie Revere, Ada Twist, and Iggy Peck. Now join them for brand-new adventures in their debut chapter book series – ROSIE REVERE AND THE RAUCOUS RIVETERS THE QUESTIONEERS BOOK #1 By Andrea Beaty,… Read More Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters
We love supporting authors here at Jump Into a Book, especially ones we know very well! Award-winning author Carole P. Roman started writing as a dare from one of her sons and her nonfiction children’s book series, “If You Were Me and Lived in…” combines her teaching past with her love of exploration and interest in the world… Read More Mindfulness for Kids: 30 Fun Activities to Stay Calm, Happy, and In Control