Children’s books

Book Review: 303 Kid-Approved Exercises and Active Games By Kimberly Wechsler

303 KID-APPROVED EXERCISES AND ACTIVE GAMES Ages: 6-8 By: Kimberly Wechsler Published:  July 30, 2013 Non-Fiction Kids are spending way too much time indoors, sitting in chairs watching movies and playing video games.  Kimberly Weschsler has come up with various exercises and games that will get your kids moving. There are stretches and exercises that…
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Children’s Book Review: When I Grow Up I Want To Be….Teacher….U.S. Army

WHEN I GROW UP I WANT TO BE… a Teacher Carlee Learns a Surprising Lesson Published By: Wigu Publishing Published: December 3, 2013 This is one of the first in a series of books showing that kids can grow up to be whatever they want to be. Carlee isn’t too excited about her first day…
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Children’s Book Review: There Once Was A Man from the USA – 50 State Limericks

THERE ONCE WAS A MAN FROM THE USA 50 State Limericks By:  Joshua Kraushar Illustrated By: Victoria Weiss Children’s Non-Fiction This book includes a collection of limericks about each of the fifty states.  Dictionary.com states a limerick as “a kind of humorous verse of five lines, in which the first, second, and fifth lines rhyme with each other, andthe third and fourth lines, which are shorter, form a rhymed couplet.” Some of the limericks directly relate to the state mentioned and others connect to each other.…
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Children’s Book Review: If You Were Me and Lived in Kenya…Norway…. By Carole P. Roman

IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN…..KENYA A Child’s Introduction to Culture Around the World BY: Carole P. Roman Published: October 24, 2013 Children’s Non-Fiction This is another book in the educational series that takes children on journeys to other countries.  I previously reviewed IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN…FRANCE. You can see that…
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Children’s Book Review: The Christmas Cats Chase Christmas Rats By Constance Corcoran Wilson

THE CHRISTMAS CATS CHASE CHRISTMAS RATS By: Constance Corcoran Wilson Illustrated By: Gary McCluskey Published:  October 22, 2013 Children’s Fiction The Christmas Cats are at it again is Book #2 of the Christmas Cat series.  In the first book, THE CHRISTMAS CATS IN SILLY HATS, children learn that it is best to get along with…
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Children’s Book Review: An Ordinary Toad’s Extraordinary Night By Joanne McGonagle

AN ORDINARY TOAD’S EXTRAORDINARY NIGHT By: Joanne McGonagle Illustrated by Rachael Mahaffey Published: May 17, 2013 This is the story of a young toad named Andrew, pondering whether his life would be more interesting had he been hatched a frog. Andrew decides to take his first solo hop to ask his grandpa some questions about…
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Children’s Book Review: Lucy the Dinosaur: Nice to Meet You by Joey Ahlbum

LUCY THE DINOSAUR! Nice to Meet You By: Joey Ahlbum Published: July 30, 2013 Fiction eBook I’m taking part in the PUMP UP YOUR BOOK Virtual Book Tour.  For other host sites on the tour and their reviews of the LUCY THE DINOSAUR series, click HERE. I had the opportunity to read several of the…
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Children’s Book Review: How the Octopus Got Eight Arms By Yvonne Arroyo

HOW THE OCTOPUS GOT EIGHT ARMS Two Arms are Never Enough By: Yvonne Arroyo Illustrated By:  Carl Wanzung Published: April 12, 2013 HOW THE OCTOPUS GOT EIGHT ARMS tells the funny story of Oscar the Octopus.  When octopus, like Oscar, first came to sea, they only had two arms, like you and me.  The rest…
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Children’s Book Review: If You Were Me and Lived In…France By Carole P Roman

IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN…FRANCE… A Child’s Introduction to Cultures Around the World By: Carole P. Roman Published:  May 2, 2013 Non-Fiction Carole Roman has created a series introducing young children to cultures and people across the world.  Including the book above, she has also written books about Mexico, South Korea and most…
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Book Review: Fear No Numbers By Jose Paul Moretto

FEAR NO NUMBERS How to Multiply or Divide and Always Get It Right By:  Jose Paul Moretto Published:  September 21, 2012 Have you ever heard your child say, “I don’t like math!”? Well, fortunately, my kids love math, but in my time substitute teaching, I have had numerous students ask me, “When am I ever…
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Stacie's bookshelf: read-in-2023

The Lazy Genius Kitchen: Have What You Need, Use What You Have, and Enjoy It Like Never Before
Your Table Is Ready: Tales of a New York City Maître D'
The Royal Governess: A Novel of Queen Elizabeth II's Childhood
Food Fight
Spare
Foster
This Time Tomorrow
To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings
Kiss Me in the Coral Lounge: Intimate Confessions from a Happy Marriage
Save What's Left
Remarkably Bright Creatures
The Galveston Diet: The Doctor-Developed, Patient-Proven Plan to Burn Fat and Tame Your Hormonal Symptoms
Golden Hills
The Girl with the Louding Voice
The Favor
Small Things Like These
This Is How I Lied
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Audrey L and Audrey W: Best Friends-ish: Book 1
Audrey L and Audrey W: True Creative Talents: Book 2
Chasing Giants: In Search of the World's Largest Freshwater Fish
The Puzzler: One Man's Quest to Solve the Most Baffling Puzzles Ever, from Crosswords to Jigsaws to the Meaning of Life
In Conclusion, Don't Worry About It
It Is Well With My Soul: My Story
Have I Told You This Already?: Stories I Don’t Want to Forget to Remember
Book Lovers
A Girl Called Samson
Finn and the Feline Frenemy
The Levee
The Golden Spoon
Only the Beautiful
Live Wire: Long-Winded Short Stories
The Sisters Sweet
Fish in a Tree
This Tender Land
Intermittent Fasting Transformation: The 45-Day Program for Women to Lose Stubborn Weight, Improve Hormonal Health, and Slow Aging
The Mostly True Story of Tanner and Louise
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice from Dear Sugar
Ben Y and the Ghost in the Machine
The Great Gilly Hopkins
BenBee and the Teacher Griefer
We Should Not Be Friends: The Story of a Friendship
Blue Highways: A Journey into America
Beyond the Point
The Family
Hamnet
The Bookstore Sisters
And Finally: Matters of Life and Death
The Cactus
Black Cake
Ban This Book
Passing
I'm Glad My Mom Died
These Precious Days: Essays
Evidence of the Affair
The Night Travelers
Out of the Corner
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
One Day in December

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