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Is It Nap Time Yet?  Books About  Bedtime

Is It Nap Time Yet? Books About Bedtime

SHH! My Brother’s Napping Shh! My brother’s napping. He really needs his sleep, but with all sorts of fun to be had, it’s just so hard not to make any noise! After a tower of books and blocks comes crashing down, little brother is wide awake and it’s finally time for fun! But who’s that(…)

Word Games for the Entire Family

Word Games for the Entire Family

One of our favorite game companies is US Games Systems out of Connecticut.  They have a variety of games, all of which are fun and interactive for the entire family.  Special thanks to them for sending over word games when we contacted them and asked for games to help prevent summer slide and introduce learning(…)

Books about Conservation and Citizen Science

Books about Conservation and Citizen Science

We love books and we love reading.  Even kids can get involved in science! With these books, kids can explore citizen science, conservation and becoming involved in the world around them. Bat Count – A Citizen Science Story Jojo is prepping for an exciting night; it s time for the bat count! Bats have always(…)

How best to prepare for a holiday with the kids

How best to prepare for a holiday with the kids

How best to prepare for a holiday with the kids If you love going on vacation, you may find that traveling with kids can really change the way you prepare for and get to your destination. All the routines you have for keeping chaos at a minimum go out the window. Different time zones, different(…)

Good Morning City

Good Morning City

It’s dark and quiet. The moon still glimmers in the sky. From the popular NY1 morning news anchor Pat Kiernan, comes a picture book about how the different city-dwellers wake up and start their day. While the baker, the ferry boat captain, and the TV anchorman are busy at work, most people are cozily snuggled(…)

New From Scholastic

New From Scholastic

Just Another Girl Hope knows there’s only one thing coming between her and her longtime crush: his girlfriend, Parker. She has to sit on the sidelines and watch as the perfect girl gets the perfect boy . . . because that’s how the universe works, even though it’s so completely wrong. Parker doesn’t feel perfect.(…)