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Chapter Books To Read With Your Children

Picture books will always have my heart and I treasure reading them to Lil’ CB and to my students. But there’s also something to be said for beautifully written chapter books that also beg to be read aloud. Plus, chapter books are great for building children’s comprehension as they hold on to the story from day […]


Books on Art

Drake is a prolific artist, whether it’s drawing on his MagnaDoodle, chalk outside, painting, or just plain ole paper and crayons, our home is filled with his art. I love that he enjoys drawing so much and puts so much of himself into it, and  love watching him experiment and try drawing many of the same […]


What’s in Our Library Bag: July

I hope you’ve been enjoying our library posts as much as I’ve enjoyed putting them together… each time we visit, it’s like uncovering new treasures or visiting old friends as we select our books and I’m always bursting with excitement to share them with others! Here are our favorites from our recent haul: 1) Lego Super Heroes: […]


Author Spotlight: Robert Munsch

by: Mrs. Schoolbus When I used to teach first grade, one of my favorite authors was Robert Munsch. We all know and love his classic Love You Forever. Who hasn’t shed a few tears after reading that one?! That book tugs at your heart strings, but I love all his books that tickle your funny […]

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Books I Want to Read

In a past life, the one where I had free time, enough energy to stay up past 8 PM, and the mental comprehension for reading books written other than Seuss and Boynton, I used to love reading. It’s been a long time since I got to read for pleasure again, but recently I had to take […]


9 Books to Expand Your Animal Lover’s Collection

As I’ve mentioned before, K LOVES animals. We have lots of book about animals, including several from the About series and others from National Geographic and similar places. K loves all kinds of stories, from somewhat plausible plots to totally ridiculous things. My parents are avid customers of their library’s used book store, so they’ve found some […]


Nature Books

Drake loves animals and learning about them. We have been going on about two years I think, and the obsession is still going strong. As an animal lover myself, I love sharing a passion with my child. Drake has picked up all kinds of facts and about all these animals and I want to continue […]

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