Product Reviews

Pay It Forward Family:  Letters to Veterans

Pay It Forward Family: Letters to Veterans

It’s Memorial Day Weekend and what better way to give back than to write a few letters, draw some photos or just color some pictures for our Veterans.     Did you know that we have a program here in Dayton that flies World War II Veterans out to Washington DC to see the memorials?(…)

Lessons and Love:  My One Square Inch of Alaska

Lessons and Love: My One Square Inch of Alaska

by Katy Bowman You know whenever a book has you crying by the end, it’s a good one. With Sharon Short’s My One Square Inch of Alaska, I couldn’t help myself. The story centers on Donna Lane, a high school senior looking to escape her hometown of Groverton, Ohio, a classic (fictional) 1950s rust-belt industrial(…)

Kisses

Kisses

In this warm, playful tale, a father helps his daughter get ready for bed. Lisa asks her daddy to give her a kiss. Of course, Daddy says. Do you want a witch’s kiss? A butterfly kiss? A Mom kiss? A circus kiss? An Eskimo kiss? Finally Lisa tells him what kind of kiss she really(…)

A Book to Get You Movin’ and Shakin’

A Book to Get You Movin’ and Shakin’

Books in our house have a whole new meaning thanks to Lisa Loeb.   In the past they have been for quieting down at bedtime or for having some motionless quiet time mid day.  Now, we are movin’ and shakin’ thanks to Lisa Loeb’s new book.   Lisa Loeb’s Songs for Movin’ and Shakin’: The(…)

This Book Is For All Kids

This Book Is For All Kids

even those in heaven. Elizabeth was born on Mother’s Day and named after her parents’ maternal grandmothers. Jack, her brother, called her Libby. Libby was born with a rare disorder that gave her six months to live. She lived three and a half years. When Libby died, her brother Jack struggled to understand. It was(…)