Learning to choose good children’s books

Learning to choose good children’s books

How do I know if a book is a good book? What I mean is, how do I judge the children’s books I run across, the books that aren’t on my book list? Oh, how I wish I had simple, shortcut answer for this question! I still remember the day I realized that I...
Kathryn Tucker Windham: An Alabama Treasure

Kathryn Tucker Windham: An Alabama Treasure

I remember distinctly the very first Kathryn Tucker Windham book that I read. It was perhaps her most famous — Thirteen Alabama Ghosts and Jeffery.  I know I was somewhere between grades three and five when I found the old cloth-bound volume tucked away in...
Host a Christmas  Picture Book Cookie Exchange

Host a Christmas Picture Book Cookie Exchange

Recently we had a great time by having friends over for our very first picture book christmas cookie exchange. We had a few good friends over on a balmy December afternoon to share some of our favorite picture books and picture-book inspired cookies. Read or listen to...
How to Choose Books for Your Kids

How to Choose Books for Your Kids

I love books. I love reading. I have very fond memories as a child, reading for hours on end, legs falling asleep under me. Fond memories of going to the library and picking just the right books. Oh the elation of getting my adult card and scouring the never before...

Summer Reading Week 5 Recap

This is part of the Traveling Through the Pages Summer Reading Adventure. If you haven’t downloaded your printable goodies it is not too late to get started! Traveling Through the Pages Posts Did you miss this helpful post? Check them out now. New...
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