Children’s Books

Every year in November, I sit my kids down with paper and pencil and ask them to create for me a wish list of what they want for Christmas. I started doing this because I […]

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The Van Duren sisters are back with another wonderful Lake Alamo Mystery! This time the year is 1973. Six years have passed since Rachel, Haylie, and Kayla first started their school yard detective agency. And […]

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My kids love telling me what they want to be when they grow-up. It is almost a daily conversation in our house. Granted, their career aspirations change almost daily as well. Regardless, my response is, […]

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Carson-Dellosa Publishing provides teachers, parents, and kids with quality educational materials including supplemental books in math, science, social studies, language arts, and early childhood education. They also have interactive digital resources, games, charts, and other […]

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Third grader Stella Batts has completely charmed my children. We’ve read the first two chapter books in the new series from Sleeping Bear Press, and when number three found its way to my house, my […]

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When my kids were little, I loved getting new books from the book fair and sitting on the couch for hours snuggling and reading. The kids were relentless in bringing me book after book to […]

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Jennifer here- I do a lot of shopping and reading online. Don’t get me wrong, I love shopping at physical stores as well, but there is nothing like scoring a great deal online. That is […]

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If you have a son in the 8 to 12 year old age group, chances are you’ve heard of Guys Read, the web-based literacy program created by kidlit guru Jon Scieszka. In addition to the […]

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A friend with an older child once told me about the importance of kids continuing to learn over the summer. As a mom to a toddler and a preschooler, I was quite perplexed; wasn’t summer […]

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The bond between mom and young child makes delightful fodder for picture books. As Mother’s Day approaches, Toni Buzzeo’s adorable new book Stay Close to Mama explores the theme with love and tenderness. A young […]

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