poetry

Children’s Book Review: The Poetry of Us – Books as Gifts

Books make the best gifts. I may be a little biased, but I love giving books as gifts. I think they offer a personal connection. You are either saying, I loved this book and I think you will too. Or, I know you love cats, science, history, etc so I thought this would be a…
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Children’s Book Review: Fly with Me and Counting Birds – Books as Gifts

Books make the best gifts. I may be a little biased, but I love giving books as gifts. I think they offer a personal connection. You are either saying, I loved this book and I think you will too. Or, I know you love cats, science, history, etc so I thought this would be a…
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Children’s Book Review: Animal Ark By Kwame Alexander

ANIMAL ARK Celebrating Our Wild World in Poetry and Pictures By: Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess and Deanna Kikaido Photography by: Joel Sartore Published: February 14, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Poetry/Education/Photography This amazing book shares the importance of taking care of our world for the animals that live in it. It gives our youngest children an…
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Children’s Book Review: I Wonder by Jane Altman

I WONDER: A Book for Children, Parents and Other Grownups By: Jane Altman Illustrated by: Joan Chiverton Published: February 11, 2016 Publisher: Outskirts Press Poetry/Fiction Children are frequently curious about how the world around them works. I remember our children asking, “Why are the sky blue and the grass green?” or “How come giraffes have…
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Book Review: Brown Girl Dreaming By Jacqueline Woodson

BROWN GIRL DREAMING By: Jacqueline Woodson Published: August 28, 2014 Publisher: Nancy Paulson Books Nonfiction/Memoir/Poetry When you see a book full of these stickers on the cover, you know it must be something great.  I snagged it during our school’s Scholastic Book Sale this fall and figured I could read it and so could our…
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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Seven Sundays: A Faith, Fitness, and Food Plan for Lasting Spiritual and Physical Change


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