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March 15 - True Confessions Day

About the Holiday

Today’s holiday encourages people to tell what’s on their minds even if it’s hard to do. Keeping a secret can be stressful as you ponder all the reactions that might result from its disclosure. 1,185 more words

Picture Book Review

Book review: Leave Me Alone!, by Vera Brosgol

Brosgol, Vera. Leave Me Alone! Roaring Brook Press, 2016. $17.99. ISBN 9781626724419. Unpaged. Ages 4-7. P8Q8

Young readers will love this modern folk story about a grandmother who tries to knit winter sweaters for her many grandchildren. 156 more words

Book Reviews

March 1 - Horse Protection Day

About the Holiday

Established in 2005 by pet lifestyle expert and animal behaviorist/advocate Colleen Page, Horse Protection Day raises awareness of horses that are treated cruelly or are unwanted and abandoned or euthanized. 636 more words

Book Related Coloring Pages

The Land of Nod by Robert Louis Stevenson and other bedtime stories

Bedtime stories are a big deal at our house. It doesn’t matter how late it is, there is always time for at least one story and it doesn’t take much convincing to make that two, three or five. 383 more words

Talking about Black History Month and wondering if In Plain Sight, Mae and June and the Wonder Wheel and I, Too, Sing America, Three Centuries of African American Poetry make the cut

February is Black History Month.

I have problems with Black History Month, and most months that celebrate one group of people over another. It’s not to say that I don’t understand the importance of celebrating a group of people’s past, but I feel that should happen at all times and not just in February. 976 more words

Book Giveaway - Dolls Eyes

Congratulations to Marina Cohen for her second book THE DOLL’S EYE hitting the bookshelves on Feb. 28th. You can pre-order on Amazon.

Marina has agreed to give do a book giveaway. 518 more words


February 6 - It's Library Lovers Month

About the Holiday

For bibliophiles, this may be the best month of the year! Not only does your local library have shelves stacked with books, magazines, movies, and tapes of every kind, it offers comfy chairs, fascinating lectures, kids programs, and more! 580 more words

Picture Book Review