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Mysteries for Middle School

Mysteries for Middle School

Big Trouble – A Friday Barnes Mystery In the third book in R.A. Spratt’s hilarious Friday Barnes Mystery series, crime hits close to home when Friday Barnes learns her mother has been kidnapped. But her detective work gets put aside when Friday is distracted by other happenings at school: a new VIP student (a Norwegian(…)

Books that Teach

Books that Teach

Lola Gets a Cat Lola wants a cat, but Mommy says taking care of a pet is a lot of work. So Lola does her homework. At the library she finds books about cats and pet care and she and Mommy learn as much as they can. She pretends her stuffed kitty is real and(…)

Sir Pigglesworth in Bermuda, Cozumel and San Juan

Sir Pigglesworth in Bermuda, Cozumel and San Juan

We introduced Sir Pigglesworth to you initially on February 16th and then continued the story on the 23rd.  We are back for our third and final installment sharing this fun book series with you.  Fear not, even though we are presenting through book 7 to you, we hear there is a book 8 in the(…)

Board Books for Toddlers

Board Books for Toddlers

Baby Animals Take a Bath Sometimes bath time means a roll in the mud, and sometimes it’s a plunge in the snow. Little ones learn how baby animals friends clean up. Review Arnold and Tildes showcase eight young animals getting clean in distinctive ways. The text is limited to punchy, two-word phrases (“Snow bath/Sun Bath/Steam(…)

Pirasaurs

Pirasaurs

One of our favorite authors is Josh Funk – not only are his books fantastic but so is his name!  We initially came across his book Dear Dragon and had to see what else he had out there.  Today we present Pirasaurs and Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast. Pirasaurs We’re Pirasaurs! We’re Pirasaurs! We(…)

If you Were Me and Lived In…

If you Were Me and Lived In…

Continuing with coverage of amazing children’s books and authors, we are looking at the “If You Were Me and Lived in…” series by Carole P. Roman. This exciting and informative new children’s series takes young readers on worldwide tours of different countries and cultures.  This week we are sharing her  book on Italy.  In the(…)