Book Review: Goodbye Brings Hello by Dianne White

Tweet Young children are often frightened by the prospect of change, which they may see as uncertain and moving beyond their comfort zone. Dianne White’s picture book, Goodbye Brings Hello, can help them see that change can bring positive things … Continue reading

Book Review: What Do They Do With All That Poo by Jane Kurtz

Tweet What Do They Do With All That Poo? by Jane Kurtz taps into the fascination most kids have with the concept that everything poops. On a tour of zoo animals Kurtz sneaks in education about what animals eat and … Continue reading

Book Review: The Truth About My Unbelievable Summer by Davide Cali and Benjamin Chaud

Tweet When a teacher asks a little boy what he did over the summer, he spins an elaborate tale that starts with him finding a treasure map in a bottle at the beach and gets ever more outrageous as he … Continue reading

Book Review: You Made Me a Mother by Laurenne Sala and Robin Preiss Glasser

Tweet You Made Me a Mother by Laurenne Sala is a celebration of motherhood, from pregnancy through the stages of childhood. In the beginning the mom says, “I felt you. You were a pea. Then a lemon. Then an eggplant.” … Continue reading

Book Review: Peter Panda Melts Down by Artie Bennet, Illustrated by John Nez

Tweet Peter Panda is a typical toddler, happy one minute, throwing a tantrum to get what he wants the next. That’s part of what makes Peter Panda Melts Down such a great picture book for parents to read with their … Continue reading

Book Review: We Shall Overcome: The Story of a Song written by Debbie Levy, illustrated Vanessa Brantley-Newton

Tweet The song most associated with the civil rights movement in the U.S., is now the topic of a picture book for children. Written by Debbie Levy and illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton, We Shall Overcome: The Story of a Song, … Continue reading

Book Review: Lifetime: The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives by Lola M. Schaefer, illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal

Tweet Lifetime: The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives is a picture book for kids that combines math and nature in a way that’s fun. Written by Lola M. Schaefer and illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal, Lifetime asks questions such as: … Continue reading

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