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Jonathan James and the Whatif Monster

What if no one likes me? What if I don’t know anyone in my new class? What if I fall? What if I make a fool of myself? 367 more words

Picture Books

A Tale of Two Beasts - Looking at both sides of the story

We read a lot of picture books in our house, and one of my new favorites is A Tale of Two Beasts, by Fiona Roberton. This book is a clever way of not only telling a great story, but showing children that there are two sides to every story depending on the narrator’s point of view. 344 more words

Picture Books

Starting a love of Shakespeare with Anook the Snow Princess

In my random grabs at the library, I picked up a book called Anook the Snow Princess, by Hans Wilhelm. This story was inspired by Shakespeare’s tale King Lear and while both girls enjoyed the story, it was J’s desire to know more about the story of King Lear and Shakespeare in general that made me realize how marvelous this book truly is. 431 more words

Picture Books

Halloween Chapter Books

Keeping with my Halloween theme, I wanted to explore books that were not picture books, but that enticed young readers to get into the Halloween spirit. 818 more words

Age 6-10

Seeing the World through the eyes of Humphrey

There are a ton of intermediate reader series out there these days, but finding one that holds your child’s attention and is at the right level can be truly daunting. 641 more words

Age 6-10