Books for Arty Kids (a Gift Guide)

Books for Arty Kids (a Gift Guide)

Books for Arty Kids (a Gift Guide) The holiday shopping season is upon us. The writing team and I would like to share some ideas we have for those looking for ideas of books to give. Today I am starting things off with Books for Arty Kids, which is a part of the Ultimate List […]

Can’t Find a Story Time? START ONE!

Start Your Own Story Time!

Can’t find a Story Time? Have tried your local library, books shops and recreation programs? If you still can’t find one, or if you are working in a library that does not provide Story Time programming, then why not start one of your own? Story Times come in a large variety of shapes, forms and […]

Chasing Jupiter by Rachel Coker (a review)

This book is a perfect read for teen girls. Very clean and wholesome. Read the review! |

“I just want everyone to be happy again…” These were the words spoken by 16 year old, Scarlett Blaine. Those are simple words, but the pain was real. So much had been going on in Scarlett’s young life for so long. Quarrels. A “challenged” brother. A mentally-ill grandfather. School. Responsibilities. So many things to do, […]

Enjoy a Practically Perfect Tea with Mary Poppins

Enjoy a Practically Perfect Tea with Mary Poppins

Get ready to unpack your carpet bag because we are planning a visit with Mary Poppins! When we read Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers with our book club we had a lot of fun discussing how Mary, everyone’s favorite nanny, could turn any ordinary event into an extraordinary adventure.  Who wouldn’t want to jump into […]

Going, going gone! With the Pain and the Great One (a review)


The prospect of reading a whole book can sometimes be a little daunting to young readers; especially as they progress and the pictures that help them decode the words become smaller and appear less often. Chapter books help to break stories into readable, achievable pieces and, hopefully, the story is so compelling and thrilling that […]