Presidents’ Day


I have assembled some books today to help children understand and appreciate the two presidents that we commonly associate Presidents’ Day with – George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.  All of these books were available through my local library. They are all great resources for information, especially if you have a school age child who might… 

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Calling All Animal Lovers – Have You Seen The Animal Book?


I don’t know about your children, but our children and our grandson LOVE animals. When they were little they couldn’t get enough of them – trips to the zoo, pets at home, a butterfly garden in Germany…if it had animals, we were going to see them. Last summer we took the Little Darling to the… 

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Good Reads for Black History Month


As we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. today…it’s not too early to be thinking about books for Black History Month coming up quickly in February. From artists, musicians, master chefs to firefighters, educators and slaves and statesmen, I think you will find there is a book here for everyone. Fifty Cents and a Dream Young… 

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Let’s Take a Journey…to Jazzland…and meet the Author, too!


Before the holidays I was contacted by Gia Volterra de Saulnier who asked if I would review her book. I am happy to introduce you all to Journey to Jazzland, and Gia was kind enough to answer a few questions so that we could get to know the person behind a really great story. We’ll… 

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