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Who Are You , Baby Kangaroo? – Stella Blackstone and Clare Beaton

Who Are You, Baby Kangaroo? was rediscovered by our four year old this weekend.  As she was trying to figure out what book she wanted me to read to her, she came across this favorite from her toddler days.  She was delighted to realize that this book was now within her grasp as an independent […]

Library Lily – Gillian Shields

Library Lily is a sweet story about a little girl named Lily who loves the library and adores reading.  She befriends Milly who hates to read but loves adventures outside of those found in books.  Before long Lily and Milly become best friends and help each other find adventures in books as well as beyond.


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The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge – Tony Dungy

I started The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge on January 1st. This daily devotional is organized into seven themes: Core, Family, Friends, Potential, Mission, Influence, and Faith which are repeated each week. It is set up so one can begin on any date of the year. Each entry includes a scripture coupled with how […]

Down to the Sea with Mr. Magee – Chris Van Dusen

Down to the Sea with Mr. Magee is a silly rhyming story filled with bright, colorful illustrations. It reminds me of the whimsy found in Dr. Seuss classics. It would make an exceptionally fun read-aloud for preschoolers as well as early elementary students.

I Took My Frog to the Library – Eric A. Kimmel

Since our daughter loves going to the library and is crazy about frogs, this book just had to be checked out on our last visit. I Took My Frog to the Library is a very cute story about a little girl who endeavors to take all of her animal friends to the library. Each animals […]

Mercy Watson to the Rescue – Kate DiCamillo

Finding high interest books that bridge between beginner readers and chapter books has been a challenge as I have looked for books for our daughter. The Mercy Watson series was love at first sight for her. The books include bright, colorful illustrations and approximately half the text of a regular chapter book on each two […]

Jungle Party – Brian Wildsmith

Python is hungry for a snack, but all of the other animals are keenly aware that it is always best to stay away from Python. In an attempt to lure them over for meal, Python invites them all to a party and promises that he will be good. The party includes a party trick contest […]

Two Little Chicks – Valeri Gorbachev

This is such a sweet little book! Two Little Chicks tells the tale of two little chicks who go to the playground and quickly become overwhelmed by all the activity. As they approach each piece of equipment another animal asks if they want to play to which they reply that they can’t. Finally, they take […]

Creepy Monsters, Sleepy Monster – Jane Yolen

Who doesn’t love a Jane Yolen book?! She has written so many wonderful children’s books, and this is another winner. Creepy Monsters, Sleepy Monsters takes the reader into the world of young monsters whose lives look striking similar to the lives of young children. From going to school and playing outside to dinner and bath […]