Reading Corner

Used Book Fair January 27 – February 1st

If your kids are anything like mine, they love books.  This came across our email and we thought we should share it.  This is a great way to get quality used books, movies, board games and puzzles while helping out some great causes. St. Charles Borromeo School in Kettering will be having a Used Book(…)

What Daddy Did Today – A Father’s Bedtime Story

What Daddy Did Today – A Father’s Bedtime Story

What exactly does Daddy do when he leaves the house each day?  Maybe he’s slaying dragons or flying a space ship to the moon?  Walter Wally brings to life fun and adventure in his first published book.  What Daddy Did Today is an enchanting book with fantastic illustrations. From an author inspired by Shel Silverstein(…)

A Terrible Omission

A Terrible Omission

 Guest Blog Post by Katy Bowman A few weeks back when I wrote a post about books being turned into movies this year, I missed a big one. One that I cannot believe I missed, because it comes from one of my favorite children’s writers. Rise of the Guardians is based on the Guardians of Childhood(…)

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(…)