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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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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Terrific Books for National Pets are Wonderful Month

  Terrific Books for National Pets are Wonderful Month   I never knew there was a National Pets are Wonderful Month! But now that I do know, of course I have to do a book post on pets. These books tell about finding the right pet, taking care of your pet, and living happily with…

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MORE Poetry Books to Delight and Inspire

  MORE Poetry Books to Delight and Inspire   As promised, here are more poetry books. If you missed the books from last month, click here.     Button Up! Wrinkled Rhymes by Alice Schertle, illustrated by Petra Mathers Do your clothes talk? Well, these do. There are poetry-talking shoelaces, undies, jammies, sweaters, and more. And their…

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Easter is Coming! Get Ready with this Terrific Bunch of Books

  Easter is Coming! Get Ready with this Terrific Bunch of Books   Easter is in just two weeks. Here are some new and old books for getting ready.    Here Comes the Easter Cat by Deborah Underwood, illustrated by Claudia Rueda Cat is grumpy. Everyone loves the Easter Bunny. So why can’t he be an Easter…

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Passover is Coming: Books to Get You Ready

  Passover is Coming: Books to Get You Ready   Passover starts on April 3. Because Judaism is not my religion, I turned to others for recommendations. Many of the books here came from PJ Library. I recommend checking out their many other Passover books.    The Passover Lamb by Linda Elovitz Marshall, illustrated by…

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