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Mindfulness for Kids: 30 Fun Activities to Stay Calm, Happy, and In Control

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

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Paper Cranes and Kidlit Origami Books for Kids

Today is World Origami Day! In case you are not entirely sure what exactly that is (or what it means), here’s a little backstory. In September 2005, OrigamiUSA suggested the idea of celebrating October 24th as a special origami day to celebrate the birthday of Lillian Oppenheimer (1898-1992), co-founder of OrigamiUSA as well as the… Read More Paper Cranes and Kidlit Origami Books for Kids

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The Saint Nicholas Day Snow picture book (and cookie recipes!)

Guest post by Charlotte Riggle Most folks know St. Nicholas from Clement Clark Moore’s “Night before Christmas.” In that nineteenth-century poem, the saint is a jolly old elf. And many families love celebrating the magic of this St. Nicholas. They love sending wish lists to the North Pole. They love the reindeer, the sleigh loaded… Read More The Saint Nicholas Day Snow picture book (and cookie recipes!)

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YA Thriller/Mystery, Clandestine, wins SILVER at the 2018 Moonbeam Book Awards

Aletha Press’ YA Thriller/Mystery, Clandestine, wins SILVER at the 2018 Moonbeam Book Awards! So exciting! Long-time JIAB/Audrey Press guest writer and intern, Hannah Rials, released Book#2 in wildly popular Ascension trilogy in July and it’s already winning awards! Imagine our excitement when we received the email that our very own author, Hannah Rials, won a… Read More YA Thriller/Mystery, Clandestine, wins SILVER at the 2018 Moonbeam Book Awards

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Audible Book for Harry Potter Fans: Harry Potter History of Magic

Natalie Dormer invites you on an audio journey like no other. Via this Audible Book for Harry Potter Fans,  delve into the history of real-life magic and explore some of J.K. Rowling’s magical inventions, alongside their folkloric, cultural and historical forebears. “Magic is more than superstitions of past or the magic of the future…” So… Read More Audible Book for Harry Potter Fans: Harry Potter History of Magic

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5 Middle Reader Books for Kids who Love Villains

Who doesn’t love a book with a good-ol-fashion-good-guy-vs-bad-guy theme? Villains are important in books because battling them drives the story, adds an air of suspense and gives the heroes a sense of purpose. Some more memorable villains in books include Cruella deVille, Voldermort, and even The Grinch. We love to hate our villans and cheer like… Read More 5 Middle Reader Books for Kids who Love Villains

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A brand new Graphic Novel from the DC Super Hero Girls!

Ever wanted to possess a superpower? To be able to be swim like a fish, know what people were thinking or see into the future? If that’s the case (I’m talking to the adults too!) then check out DC Super Hero Girls newest graphic novel, Search for Atlantis! Search for Atlantis introduces several iconic DC… Read More A brand new Graphic Novel from the DC Super Hero Girls!

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Learning about diverse cultures: The Adventures of Joy Sun Bear

“On an ever-shrinking planet, cultural diversity and respect are becoming more prominent topics every day. We strive for a world where children will feel safe sharing their diversity and uniqueness because they accept others with respect and kindness.” Joy Sun Bear has been delighting and teaching young fans and parents about diverse cultures for years.… Read More Learning about diverse cultures: The Adventures of Joy Sun Bear

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A #MGbook for Rick Riordan fans: The Storm Runner (+ a Giveaway!)

Just released from Rick Riordan’s imprint, The Storm Runner by J.C. Cervantes does not disappoint and lives up to the imprint name! I’m so happy to be partnering with the Disney Book Group for this amazing giveaway. The Storm Runner- The Runner Novel: Book 1 Let me start by saying that The Storm Runner hits… Read More A #MGbook for Rick Riordan fans: The Storm Runner (+ a Giveaway!)

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14 #Kidlit and #YA Books for National Hispanic Heritage Month

September is a month packed with so many important events, remembrances and National observations. One important one here is Jump Into A Book is National Hispanic Heritage Month. From September 15 to October 15, these 30 days are a prime opportunity to honor and celebrate Latino and Hispanic cultures, heritages, and contributions in America.   Arturo… Read More 14 #Kidlit and #YA Books for National Hispanic Heritage Month