Reading Corner

Summer Fun with Fizz – Police Dog Adventures

Summer Fun with Fizz – Police Dog Adventures

Follow Fizz through his police dog academy tryouts and training to become a dog detective, and on to his first cases. In Fizz and the Police Dog Tryouts (Book 1), Fizz longs for adventure and is determined to go to the Police Dog Tryouts and prove that he can do the job. He’s brave, clever(…)

Books for Kids Who Like Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Books for Kids Who Like Planes, Trains and Automobiles

We’ve found a fun round up of books featuring planes, trains, and automobiles. Keep the kids busy with these fun books. Fast and Furry Racers – The Silver Serpent Cup Today the town of Furryville’s a very noisy place, crammed with crowds of creatures getting ready for a race.  The air is filled with honking(…)

A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting

A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting

Newly published this week (June 20th) is the Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting. The Last Kids on Earth meets Goosebumps in this hilarious new series about a secret society of babysitters who protect kids from the monsters that really do live under their beds! When middle schooler Kelly Ferguson’s Halloween plans switch from party-going to(…)

Father’s Day:  Story Time with Dad

Father’s Day: Story Time with Dad

Father’s Day is around the corner, and what better way to show Dad some love than with a story?  We’ve got some fun, funny, and heartfelt books to share with fathers, grandfathers, kids, and the whole family. Saturday with Daddy A young elephant and his Dady spend Saturday running errands, sipping lemonade, and having a(…)

Super Genius Brilliant Learning Games

Super Genius Brilliant Learning Games

We love games as much as we love books.  If you combine the two and have a game which involves reading and vocabulary, we are “beyond the moon” with excitement.  Thanks to Blue Orange games for introducing us to their Super Genius Reading I and Compound Words games. Super Genius Reading I This reading matching(…)

Wanderlust Books for Summer, Ages 9-12

Wanderlust Books for Summer, Ages 9-12

While we may think of far off places all year long, summer brings with it a certain air of adventure. Here are a few of our favorite Wanderlust Books for summer reading. Pyramid Hunters: The Iron Tomb Join Sam Force on a fast-paced adventure through Egypt that’s part National Treasure and part Indiana Jones with(…)