Picture Books Supporting the Girl Scout Daisy Global Action Award

C has been working on earning the Global Action Award for Girl Scout Daisies, which uses the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) “to…

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The Red Bicycle by Jude Isabella

The Red Bicycle follows the true story of one donated, recycled, and re-purposed bicycle, Big Red, as it travels from a small town in the…

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One Plastic Bag by Miranda Paul

All too often when I’m browsing the nonfiction children’s titles on NetGalley, I spot a book that looks like it might tie in perfectly…

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Kid Presidents by David Stabler

When Kid Presidents arrived in the mail, I didn’t expect to share it with C. It’s geared for ages 9-12, and she’s only a…

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Girl Scouts Founder’s Day: Books for Mom & Daughter

October 31 is full of celebration! It’s Halloween. It’s Reformation Day. And for the Girl Scouts of the USA, it’s Founder’s Day, the day…

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Tino and the Pomodori by Tonya Russo Hamilton

  In Tino and the Pomodori, Tonya Russo Hamilton tells the story of her father as a young boy in Italy, anticipating his favorite…

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Raising Readers Through Wordless Picture Books

My preschooler has reached an interesting stage. She’s been working through Reading Eggs and can read most of the books in set 1 of the Bob…

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Small Fry Saturday: Scarlatti’s Cat

Small Fry Saturday is a meme inspired by The Well-Read Redhead, showcasing books our children enjoy. This week’s pick is:    Title: Scarlatti’s CatAuthor:…

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Review: Wild Boy by Mary Losure

   Title: Wild BoyAuthor: Mary LosurePublisher: Candlewick Released:March 26, 2013 Source:I received a copy of this book from the publisher after winning a giveaway…

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A Happy Kid Lit Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to my American readers! I thought I’d quickly share the Thanksgiving books my 4-year-old and I have been/are reading this week: 1,…

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