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Weekend Links | New Reviews and Launches from Jump Into a Book and Audrey Press Books!

Summer has been speeding by, but I’ve been so delightfully busy with both of my businesses, Jump Into a Book (JIAB) and Audrey Press Publishing, that I’ve had little time to stop and smell the flowers! So before I pause for a little deserved “downtime,” I wanted to share some of the amazing projects I’ve… Read More Weekend Links | New Reviews and Launches from Jump Into a Book and Audrey Press Books!

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Weekend Links: Re-visiting Miss Rumphius with new activities!

Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney is a classic. I’ve read it to a variety of nieces and nephews throughout the years, and my own children grab it often. Miss Rumphius is an old friend that we go back to again and again. Lately, I’ve noticed some wonder new activities inspired by this wonderful classic so… Read More Weekend Links: Re-visiting Miss Rumphius with new activities!

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Composting and Kids-It’s a “thing” (sustainable living books for kids)

My infatuation with science-themed books for kids continues! This week, let’s talk about MICROBES. The tiniest creatures accomplish some of the biggest jobs on the planet and one of these jobs involves the act of Composting. The thought makes some people shudder, but composting is an excellent way to help the health of our planet. Composting is… Read More Composting and Kids-It’s a “thing” (sustainable living books for kids)

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Weekend Links: Some highlights from a very busy #childrensbookauthor

As of the writing of this blog post I am truly shocked that February is half over! And I thought JANUARY was a blur! It’s only been a few weeks since the 1/27/17 MCBD celebration and we can promise all of you that we are still recovering….but in a good way. Multicultural Children’s Book Day… Read More Weekend Links: Some highlights from a very busy #childrensbookauthor

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Weekend Links: Exploring the Joys of a Swedish-inspired Holiday

I know that Santa Lucia Day has past (12/13/16) but my Swedish family is still enjoy the food and festivities of the season. Both my parents and grandparents were from Gotland, Sweden so my Swedish roots run deep. The following are some great Sweden-inspired books, booklists, activities and even food so you can celebrate along… Read More Weekend Links: Exploring the Joys of a Swedish-inspired Holiday

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Weekend Links: Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with Booklists

September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month and my travels across the interwebs this week has turn up soooo many amazing links, posts and resources for parents, teachers and young readers. Enjoy! 33 Latino Middle Grade Chapter Books You Should Know  @JumpIntoABook Top 10: Best Latino American Children’s Books (ages 2-16)  @PragmaticMom… Read More Weekend Links: Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with Booklists