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Caldecott Winners for 2017

Caldecott Winners for 2017

The Randolph Caldecott Medal annually recognizes the preceding year’s “most distinguished American picture book for children.”  Today, we are happy to feature the winners for 2017. Leave Me Alone! A 2017 Caldecott Honor Book that The New York Times calls “both classic and ultracontemporary,” Leave Me Alone! is an epic tale about one grandmother, a giant sack of yarn, and her ultimate(…)

Adventure Books for Kids

Adventure Books for Kids

Secrets of the X-Point:  Pursued Axel Jack and Daisha Tandala are two thirteen-year-old friends running from a billionaire madman who killed their scientist parents and now wants what the kids have—a GeoPort (Geographical Transportation System.) The GeoPort, invented by their parents, has the ability to transport a person to any place on Earth within seconds.(…)

The Principal’s Underwear is Missing

The Principal’s Underwear is Missing

We get a lot of books that come across our review desk.  We share those with you that we fall in love with.  We try to put some of them together in posts that are related – mysteries for kids, books about pets, wanderlust books, etc.  There are times that a book just comes out(…)

STEM Books: Dinosaurs with 100 Questions and 70 Flaps to Lift

STEM Books: Dinosaurs with 100 Questions and 70 Flaps to Lift

It’s never too early to start learning about something you love and for a lot of kids, that love is for Dinosaurs.  Do your kids have a curiosity about everything dinosaurs?  When did dinosaurs live? How did a T. Rex hunt? Where can you find fossils? Find out in this interactive book with 100 questions and answers, and(…)

STEM Books for Science Saturday:  Hello Ruby

STEM Books for Science Saturday: Hello Ruby

Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding Meet Ruby―a small girl with a huge imagination, and the determination to solve any puzzle. As Ruby stomps around her world making new friends, including the Wise Snow Leopard, the Friendly Foxes, and the Messy Robots, kids will be introduced to the fundamentals of computational thinking, like how to break(…)

Super Hero Books for Kids

Super Hero Books for Kids

If we don’t dream about superheroes, we probably want to be one.   Who wouldn’t want to be Batman, Ironman or Thor?  Today, we feature fun books about super heroes and how to be one! Of course, we are throwing one book in the mix about super villians too. Superhero Instruction Manual Anyone can be(…)