Storytime

Thomas the T.Rex – The Journey of a Young Dinosaur to Los Angeles

Thomas the T.Rex – The Journey of a Young Dinosaur to Los Angeles

  Nine-year-old Thomas and his cousin Rita embark on a journey to Montana for a fossil hunting and study expedition with the Junior Scientist Club of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. Thomas discovers a 66-million-year-old dinosaur nicknamed Thomas one of the five most complete T. rex skeletons in the world. Through the eyes(…)

How to Shake Up Storytime and Get Kids Talking About What They See

How to Shake Up Storytime and Get Kids Talking About What They See

With summer here and the kids around even more, you are probably reading more books than ever to the little ones in your home.  Charlesbridge publishing sent over an inspirational book for us to check out and we had to share it with you.  This book will help you shake up storytime and have you(…)

Daddy, My Favorite Guy/Papá, Mi Compañero Favorito

Daddy, My Favorite Guy/Papá, Mi Compañero Favorito

Looking for a fun Father’s Day Gift?  How about a fun picture book written about dad? Description: Daddy, My Favorite Guy is a beautiful and poignant reassurance of a father s unconditional love. Daddy cooks, cleans, reads, and plays with his children. He is funny, caring, and understanding. This heartfelt story is told in warm(…)

Can You Catch Nibbles – The Book Monster?

Can You Catch Nibbles – The Book Monster?

Nibbles is on the loose, and he’s chomping through all of your favorite fairy tales! With books within the book, Emma Yarlett’s utterly appealing artwork, and lots and lots of nibbled holes, this laugh-out-loud funny and ferocious charmer’s unstoppable appetite for the printed page will nibble a hole right through your heart. Children will love(…)

Why Should We Continue to Read Aloud to Kids?

Why Should We Continue to Read Aloud to Kids?

By Susie E. Caron Reading to young children comes easily to most parents and grandparents. Why do we slow down or stop reading to kids? What if we understood the benefits of reading aloud with them for many years? As a psychologist and an author of children’s picture book allegories, I’d like to share some(…)

Summer Reading Adventure:  Indian Boyhood

Summer Reading Adventure: Indian Boyhood

Indian Boyhood recalls Eastman’s earliest childhood memories. He was born in a buffalo hide tipi in western Minnesota, and raised in the traditional Dakota Sioux manner until he was fifteen years old. He was then transplanted into the “white man’s” world. Educated at Dartmouth College, he went on to become a medical doctor, renowned author,(…)