Books

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Does a feather remember it once was a bird? Does a book remember it once was a word? I’m fascinated about how short a child’s memory can be. My son is 9 1/2. While he […]

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We’re nearing the end of the year, during which “best of” lists are inevitable. The contributors at 5 Minutes for Books wanted to do our list a bit early, because we want to make sure […]

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This is part of a sponsored campaign, written by 5 Minutes for Books managing editor Jennifer D. I love sharing books with my kids. They are old now (9 and 15), so we are past […]

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A mix-match of bright colors and simple people and animal figures (sometimes, even aliens!) outlined in black placed in stories about joy, acceptance, and love= Todd Parr. His style is immediately recognizable, and children are […]

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Two Homes for Daniel

  Faydra, This is such a great book idea for children. What inspired you to write for children of divorce? Faydra: Thank you. I am very excited about Two Homes for Daniel. and sharing about how […]

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This is part of a sponsored campaign, written by 5 Minutes for Books managing editor Jennifer D. You might guess that I enjoy giving and receiving books as gifts. It’s a no brainer. Whether the […]

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sense and sensibility

I love Joanna Trollope’s books. She’s insightful and accurate in her views of modern family life, and writes enjoyable stories filled with realistic characters. So I was intrigued when I saw she’d written a new […]

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Listen to Seth Godin read his book The Icarus Deception and you will be inspired. There is something so amazing about listening to an author like Seth Godin read his book aloud. If you’re not […]

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I Even Funnier

Michelle of Honest & Truly!, a 5 Minutes for Mom contributor, shares her thoughts on I Even Funnier by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein in this video book review.  She was compensated for this article. I remember […]

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21-year-old Shandi Pierce is on her way to Atlanta with her 3 year old son, Natty, whose conception she believes was a miracle since she was a virgin until a full year after his birth, […]

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