Book Reviews, Features, Kids' Corner, Middle Grade

Mini Book Reviews: Audiobooks I Read With My Kids (April – June 2019)

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Hello bookworms!

Today I thought I would share a batch of mini book reviews of the audiobooks I’ve been reading with my children over the past few months.  Listening to audiobooks together with my children has been a delight!  BUT more on that in a later post 🙂

*Books included in this batch of mini book reviews: Frog and Toad (Frog and Toad #1 – 4) by Arnold Lobel, Winnie-the-Pooh (Winnie-the-Pooh #1) by A.A. Milne, Matilda by Roald Dahl, My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett, and Amelia Bedelia (Audio Collection) by Peggy Parish

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Book Reviews, Contemporary, Fantasy, Kids' Corner, Middle Grade

Books I Read for #MiddleGradeMarch 2019 + Mini Book Reviews

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Today I am sharing a batch of mini book reviews for the books I read in March in honor of #MiddleGradeMarch.

*Books included in this batch of mini book reviews: The Serpent’s Secret (Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond #1) by Sayantani Dasgupta, Game of Stars (Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond #2) by Sayantani DasGupta, The Sky at Our Feet by Nadia Hashimi, Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly, & A Boy Called Bat by Elena Arnold Continue reading “Books I Read for #MiddleGradeMarch 2019 + Mini Book Reviews”
Book Recommendation Lists, Features, Kids' Corner, Picture Books

Kids’ Corner: Children’s Picture Books for #WomensHistoryMonth

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Hello bookworms!

I’m back today to feature a few children’s picture books to read to the little ones in your life in honor of #WomensHistoryMonth.  In case you missed it, last week I share a few mini biography collections to pick up this month as well.

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Book Reviews, Kids' Corner, Picture Books

Kids’ Corner: Diverse Children’s Picture Books (February 2019)

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Hello bookworms!

Today I am back to feature 4 diverse children’s picture books that deserve some attention…

*What do I mean by diverse children’s picture books?  I mean children’s picture books that are written by or about people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+, and any other minorities.  Diversity in books is just as (if not more) important in children’s literature.
Books included in this post: Free As A Bird: The Story of Malala by Lina Maslo, Grandma’s Purse by Vanessa Brantley-Newton, All the Way to Havana by Margarita Engle, and A Different Pond by Bao Phi

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Book Recommendation Lists, Bookish Odds & Ends, Features, Kids' Corner, Picture Books

Kids’ Corner: Picture Books to Read in Honor of #BlackHistoryMonth

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Hello bookworms!

Today I am sharing a list of books you can read to your children in honor of #BlackHistoryMonth!  As someone who feels that black history was glossed over in their own education, it is very important to me to celebrate Black History Month with my children.  Here are the books I’ve read with my own children… Continue reading “Kids’ Corner: Picture Books to Read in Honor of #BlackHistoryMonth”