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Great Books for Bedtime

Great Books for Bedtime

Great Books for Bedtime The Land of Nod But every night I go abroad Afar into the land of nod…. Ever wondered about the mysterious place we all visit when we fall asleep? Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic children’s poem about dreamland is given new life in this wonderfully illustrated book. Accompanied by Robert Hunter’s bold(…)

New From Scholastic

New From Scholastic

Just Another Girl Hope knows there’s only one thing coming between her and her longtime crush: his girlfriend, Parker. She has to sit on the sidelines and watch as the perfect girl gets the perfect boy . . . because that’s how the universe works, even though it’s so completely wrong. Parker doesn’t feel perfect.(…)

Take a Journey of Discovery in These Books

Take a Journey of Discovery in These Books

We’ve heard the expression, “Take time to smell the roses.” In this fast paced world we live in, we rarely take the time to really look carefully at things and see the details.  Craig Shuttlewood invites readers to explore a town scene and then flip the book over to delve into a country landscape to(…)

Join Sir Pigglesworth on His Adventures

Join Sir Pigglesworth on His Adventures

We receive a lot of books here at Mom-Spot – nearly 100 a month and only 30 or less make our editorial calendar each month. We are very picky in what we present to you, our readers. We’ve got a home run today in Sir Pigglesworth. This is a fantastic series with 7 books, and(…)

Super Heroes Don’t Eat Veggie Burgers

Super Heroes Don’t Eat Veggie Burgers

Engaging kids to read these days can be a battle.  We are constantly on the lookout for books with fun titles and engaging stories to get the younger generation to read.  Today we bring you two fun titles in “SuperHeroes Don’t Eat Veggie Burgers,” and “The Deadly 7.” SuperHeroes Don’t Eat Veggie Burgers Middle school(…)

Young Adult Picks for Valentine’s Day

Young Adult Picks for Valentine’s Day

Romeo and What’s Her Name An unprepared understudy is forced to take the stage with her secret crush in Romeo & What’s Her Name, a romantic YA comedy of errors from author Shani Petroff. Understudies never get to perform…which is why being Juliet’s understudy in the school’s yearly Shakespeare production is the perfect role for(…)