Picture Book

The Secret Subway

The Secret Subway

From an acclaimed author and a New York Times Best Illustrated artist comes the fascinating, little-known—and true!—story of New York City’s first subway. New York City in the 1860s was a mess: crowded, disgusting, filled with garbage. You see, way back in 1860, there were no subways, just cobblestone streets. That is, until Alfred Ely(…)

Captain No Beard Sails Again

Captain No Beard Sails Again

Last week we shared with you three more of the Captain No Beard books and this week we have 3 more.  These fun adventures by Carole P Roman fill our hearts and our treasure chest.  We just simply cannot get enough of this pirate and his crew.  Sail away with us on three more adventures(…)

More Adventures for Captain No Beard

More Adventures for Captain No Beard

We first introduced you to  Captain No Beard back in January.  We loved the first book that we read with this fun pirate that we just had to have more.  Thanks to one of our favorite authors, we now have our treasure chest full of  Captain No Beard with 9 more books to tell you(…)

Amelia Who Could Fly

Amelia Who Could Fly

Book Overview Here is Amelia Earhart as a young girl, growing up and dreaming her unconventional dream. With grace and joy, Amelia Earhart’s early adventures show young readers that with hard work and imagination their dreams might just be obtainable.  Illustrations from this lovely Italian import capture period details and the spirit of the times, while the(…)