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"Hurry, Mike Mulligan! Hurry! Hurry!"

This book wound up in my to-read pile by way of one of those Internet rabbit holes that began with this article on Atlas Obscura… 314 more words


2016: Last Stop on Market Street

VERDICT: Treasure

Laurinda’s Rating: 4/5

Last Stop on Market Street, the highly acclaimed winner of the 2016 Newbery Medal as well as numerous other awards, is aimed at early elementary school children. 150 more words

Book Review

Counting Practice

Yesterday I shared about our family’s latest and greatest alphabet read to promote early literacy, Playful Pigs from A-Z. Today it only seems appropriate to address another foundational skill for young children: counting.  398 more words


Trombone Shorty Written By Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews And Illustrated by Bryan Collier

Today I decided to update the look of the blog, so I wanted to do a special first post to celebrate the new layout. Today’s selection is an award-winning children’s picture book: … 773 more words

Children's Picture Book

First Post...Ever - So Many Good Books

(FYI: This is my very first post.)

I have just returned to the U.S. following two years of living overseas (a story for another day).  I am about to begin graduate school to become an elementary school librarian.   245 more words