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Books That Inspire:  Nina

Books That Inspire: Nina

A stunning picture-book biography of the High Priestess of Soul and one of the greatest voices of the 20th century. With evocative black-and-white illustrations and moving prose, readers are introduced to Nina Simone, jazz-music legend and civil-rights activist. Shared as a lullaby to her daughter, a soulful song recounts Simone’s career, the trials she faced(…)

Celebrate Frankensteins 200 Year Anniversary In Books

Celebrate Frankensteins 200 Year Anniversary In Books

Frankenstein was published on May 11, 1818 and this year, we are celebrating it’s 200th anniversary.  There have been movie adaptions, halloween costumes and so much more generated from what some call, “the first science fiction story.”  Through out the month, we are going to feature children’s books that have Frankenstein, or a parody, as(…)

Book A Day:  Picture Books that Inspire

Book A Day: Picture Books that Inspire

For the month of December, we will be featuring (at least) a book a day leading up to Christmas.  Start a Christmas tradition of reading a new book each day this month until Christmas Eve.  You can get books from the library or pick up new ones to add to your home library while you(…)

Book A Day:  Flip Flap Pop Up Books

Book A Day: Flip Flap Pop Up Books

Today we are featuring books with flaps to lift, tabs to pull, and plenty of surprises! How Do You Sleep? This bedtime book invites young readers to pull, push, and twist creatively placed tabs. In this new addition to the Flip Flap Pop-Up book series that began with Can you Keep a Straight Face?, children(…)

Holiday Gift Guide:  Personalogy

Holiday Gift Guide: Personalogy

The countdown for the holidays has begun and here at Mom-Spot we have amazing recommendations for this year’s gift giving.  Each day from now until Christmas Eve, we will be featuring a recommended toy, book, stocking stuffer or special gift for the kids, mom and dad and the other members of the family.  For a(…)

Holiday Gift Guide:  Build & Imagine

Holiday Gift Guide: Build & Imagine

Help your child unleash their creativity this holiday season with amazing toys from Build & Imagine.  One of our absolute favorites from this company is the Fairytale Theater.  The magnetic panels provide endless possibilities for mixing and matching that are only limited by your children’s imagination.  This set can be combined with the other sets to(…)