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Mysteries for Kids

Mysteries for Kids

I grew up reading Encyclopedia Brown and enjoyed solving mysteries with him.  There are so many more options these days (or so it seems).  Here are some great mysteries to introduce your children to solving capers. The Case of The Poached Egg: A Wilcox & Griswold Mystery By Robin Newman Illustrated by Deborah Zemke When(…)

Cyclone – Books for Young Readers

Cyclone – Books for Young Readers

Nora’s whole world plummets faster than the Cyclone roller coaster when her cousin Riley falls into a coma that Nora thinks is her fault in this warm, big-hearted debut middle-grade novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author, Doreen Cronin. Riding the Cyclone, the world famous Coney Island roller coaster, was supposed to be the highlight of(…)

Inspire the Writer Within

Inspire the Writer Within

My daughter has a lot of notebooks, some she doodles in and some she writes everything and anything in.  If you have a budding writer, inspire them with these two tools. Fireflies – A Writer’s Notebook Ideas are just like fireflies. You never know when they will flicker. But young writers will be ready with(…)

Growing Friendships – A Kid’s Guide

“Clear and entertaining as well as informative … a very useful tool … upbeat effort provides ample useful advice … clear, reasonable … practical … highly recommended … a fun handbook for any child” – KIRKUS “Delightful book… encourage kids and their parents to think about different options available to them. … can be useful for(…)

Is It Nap Time Yet?  Bedtime Books for Kids

Is It Nap Time Yet? Bedtime Books for Kids

SHH! My Brother’s Napping Shh! My brother’s napping. He really needs his sleep, but with all sorts of fun to be had, it’s just so hard not to make any noise! After a tower of books and blocks comes crashing down, little brother is wide awake and it’s finally time for fun! But who’s that(…)

Book Highlight:  All About Pets

Book Highlight: All About Pets

We love books here at Mom-Spot and enjoy sharing our favorite finds with you, our readers. Today we have a round up of new books featuring pets and stories about pets. BIG CAT little cat There was a cat who lived alone. Until the day a new cat came . . . And so a(…)