Perfect for Summer: Books about Beaches and the Seashore

  Perfect for Summer: Books about Beaches and the Seashore   Do you like going to the beach? Do you like exploring the seashore? Today’s books are all about the beach and seashore life. Enjoy!   Hello Ocean by Pam Muñoz Ryan, illustrated by Mark Astrella This author clearly knows what it’s like to spend…

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Get Ready to Celebrate with Fourth of July Books

  Get Ready to Celebrate with These Fourth of July Books   The 4th of July is in 3 weeks. Do you have plans for celebrating? Picnics and parades? Family and fireworks? Whatever you plan, these books will give you information on what it’s all about and ideas for how to make it a great…

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Books to Read with Your Dad for Father’s Day

  Books to Read with Your Dad for Father’s Day   Father’s Day is in 3 weeks. Plenty of time to read some Father’s Day books!   Hug a Bull: An Ode to Animal Dads by Aaron Zenz Learn the names for animal fathers such as stallion, boomer, and silverback. Plus there are puns to…

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Weather is Always with Us—Might as Well Read These Weather Books!

  Weather is Always with Us—Might as Well Read These Weather Books!   I love to think about weather. It’s interesting and always changing. Here are some books all about this fascinating subject. NONFICTION It’s Stormy! by Alex Appleby This is a nicely done very early reader. Each 2-page spread has a single sentence and…

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Terrific Books for Music Lovers (and Anyone Else!)

  Terrific Books for Music Lovers (and Anyone Else!)   It’s been a year since I last wrote a post featuring books with a music theme. These are definitely ones to check out!   Journey to Jazzland by Gia Volterra de Saulnier, illustrated by Emily Zieroth Windy Flute played in an orchestra but she longed for…

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Time to Garden! Books to Get You Started

    Time to Garden! Books to Get You Started   Do you like to garden? These books may tell you some new things to try. If you’ve never gardened, these books will give you some ideas on how to get started. Dig in!     Yucky Worms by Vivian French, illustrated by Jessica Ahlberg This is…

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The World of Art in MORE Kid’s Books

  The World of Art in MORE Kid’s Books     As promised in January’s post about Art Books, here is another bunch of books about art, artists, and some fiction stories featuring art.   BOOKS ABOUT A SINGLE ARTIST   Action Jackson by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan, illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker Jackson Pollack…

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Books for Celebrating Mother’s Day

  Books for Celebrating Mother’s Day   Mother’s Day is coming up in two weeks. Here are some books to share with your mother and maybe to give you some ideas.     Davy Loves His Mommy by Brigitte Weninger, illustrated by Eve Tharlet Davy tells his siblings that he knows what the perfect Mother’s Day…

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