Category Archives: All Ages

Best Booklists of 2012

As the year comes to a close, I have been appreciating all of wonderful picture books I have discovered this past year (We March, Island, Outside Your Window, The Frank Show, Extra Yarn and many more) as well as the unexpected … Continue reading

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60+ Not-to-be-Missed Picture Books: The Grand Finale!

We adults introduce children to books for a variety of reasons. We introduce children to books to teach them to read, to teach them about subjects they are interested in, and, occasionally, to impart life lessons. I embarked upon this 60 … Continue reading

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If You Live Near an Independent Bookstore…

If you live near an independent bookstore… that is well stocked… holds entertaining storytimes… is home to a store pet… or ten… supports local authors… offer shoppers a cozy place to read… is worthy of a visit from the president… … Continue reading

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60 Not-to-be-Missed Picture Books (November)

Here are 5 more not-to-be-missed picture books and a reminder to share 10 of your favorite picture books with us by December 1st! This past year, I have been sharing five not-to-be-missed picture books with you each month on the … Continue reading

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15 Pinterest Boards for Book Lovers

What can book lovers find on Pinterest? The better question is what can’t book lovers find on Pinterest? From children’s book maps to bookmobiles to book spine poetry, you can find it on Pinterest! Here are 15 exceptionally entertaining Pinterest … Continue reading

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60 Not-to-be-Missed Picture Books (October)

It is time to reveal five more not-to-be-missed picture books! This year, I have been sharing five not-to-be-missed picture books on the first of each month. Astonishingly, the end of this project is already in sight. Only ten slots remain on this … Continue reading

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60 Not-to-be-Missed Picture Books (September)

I am excited to share five more of my 60 Not-to-be-Missed Picture Books with you. This year, I am sharing five not-to-be-missed picture books on the first of each month. This month I have a richly colored rhyming book that is … Continue reading

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60 Not-to-be-Missed Picture Books (August)

It is time to reveal five more not-to-be-missed picture books! While I have not been sharing these books with you in any particular order, I have been sharing books with wintery themes in the winter and books with summery themes … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge: Week 5. Decide whether to establish a weekly library routine.

While summer vacation is longer than 10 weeks, I set a goal of heading to the library 10 times during the summer to leave time for this… and this…

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Selma by Jutta Bauer

Selma by Jutta Bauer is an unassuming book about an unassuming sheep that poses the big question: “What is happiness?” I keep this lovely little book on our mantle. My family recently returned home from vacation, and, as we resume … Continue reading

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