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February 3, 2020

The Earth is our to care for. It deserves our love and our friendship. It requires our time and our efforts to keep it clean and healthy for the many generations still left to come.

Through the beautifully illustrated picture book, titled The Girl Who Spoke to the Moon:...

January 31, 2020

The Chalk Giraffe is a fun modern-day version of a circle story. From the beginning, it reminded me of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Nummeroff. The demands of the giraffe at the beginning of the book made me have flashbacks to the very demanding little mo...

January 29, 2020

Sugar…. Floor…. Baking…..Magic?!?

These images seem to be an extraordinary combination for a loving family that owns and runs their bakery. In Love Sugar Magic: A Mixture of Mischief, by Anna Meriano, the magical inclusion into their bakery world is what makes their bak...

January 27, 2020

Close your eyes.

When you do this, do you see all the darkness around you?

It is black. It is empty, and there is nothing there.

Now open your eyes again.

This time, take in everything around you. The light, the colors, the shapes, and details.

Could you imagine losing thes...

January 22, 2020

Magic exists in the most unlikely of places. One just has to be brave enough to open their eyes to the unexplained. In Meg Cannistra’s novel, The Trouble with Shooting Stars, magic will come in through the form of new friendships, enduring love, and lots of magical sta...

January 20, 2020

Clarry Penrose is special. Her kind heart makes endlessly loving towards those around her. Her ability to see the good in everyone makes her able to always bring out the best in others, her quick wit and ability to learn allows her to create paths for herself that woul...

January 15, 2020

Monsters Are Afraid of Babies is a fun monster book with a twist! Instead of the monsters scaring kids, this book tells the story from the monsters' perspective. It is not the monsters that are scary. It's the babies! They are terrifying!

Monsters Are Afraid of Babies i...

January 13, 2020

While scanning through the books on NetGalley, I stumbled across this awesome new board book series for babies and toddlers. The vibrant, yet simple, covers displaying historical women that I have grown up learning caught my eye, and it instantly drew me to dig in and...

January 8, 2020

Raise your hand if you have a child obsessed with unicorns right now!

Hello, huge hands up for me! My daughter is in a full-out unicorn-crazed phase right now. We cannot literally go nowhere without running into something unicorn-themed. At the sight at any new unicorn,...

January 6, 2020

My daughter is a young reader, and she is recently making the jump from picture books to easy chapter books. Watching this shift in her reading has been exhilarating. I love watching her excitement as she reads "grown-up" books and falls in love with her newfound journ...

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