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Static Electricity Day – It Will Make Your Hair Stand Up

Static Electricity Day – It Will Make Your Hair Stand Up

  National Static Electricity Day is celebrated today as one of those bizarre and unique holidays.   What is static electricity?   We  experience static electricity when when we touch something and get a  sudden shock. Sometimes when we take off our hat, our hair stands straight up, especially in winter. The sudden shock and the(…)

ERIC KAHN GALE INTRODUCES KIDS BOOK ABOUT BULLYING

ERIC KAHN GALE INTRODUCES KIDS BOOK ABOUT BULLYING

Eric Kahn Gale will introduce his new children’s novel, The Bully Book, on Wednesday, January 9 at 7 pm at Books & Co. at The Greene, 4453 Walnut Street, Beavercreek. Books & Co. is sponsoring a book giveaway along with Mom-Spot.com.  Comment below about why you would like to win this book.  We will draw(…)

Sci-Fi Books for Kids

In honor of Science Fiction Day, here are some recommended reads: Elementary Boy + Bot by Ame Dyckman, illustrated by Dan Yaccarino  In this sweet, simple story, a boy and a robot become friends.  When the robot seems sick (his power button toggles off), the boy cares for him with applesauce, a story, and a(…)

Have you met Bink and Gollie?

Have you met Bink and Gollie?

Guest Blog Post by Katy Bowman Kate DiCamillo, Alison McGhee, and Tony Fucile have created two characters that from the first page of Bink and Gollie secured a place in my heart. The two books (so far, I am hoping for more)–Bink and Gollie and Bink And Gollie, Two for One–celebrate the friendship of these(…)

A Christmas Carol for Kids

A Christmas Carol for Kids

By Darci Jordan, Product Review Specialist Author Jennifer Adams has teamed up again with illustrator Alison Oliver to put together a Little Master Dickens a book simply called, A Christmas Carol (a BabyLit book published by Gibbs Smith). A Christmas Carol, a board book about colors, based on the characters of the Dickens classic. “Silver(…)

Interviewing Jeff Kinney of A Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Interview by Hannah A, Junior Blogger In 1998 Jeff Kinney had a desire, he wanted to do a comic strip in the newspaper. The newspaper turned his comic down. So he decided to use his talents in a different setting and way. A book that had comics in it, but they had text with them.(…)