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4 Favorite Children’s Books #3

This post contains affiliate links. Four more fun children’s books that we really enjoyed! One Cool Friend by Toni Buzzeo This is a really cute story about a boy who brings home a penguin from the zoo as his new … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

This post contains an affiliate link. Title: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling Premise: In Harry’s third year at Hogwarts all heck breaks loose!  Notorious criminal Sirius Black has broken out of Azkaban prison and is … Continue reading

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Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl

This post contains affiliate links. My kids recently discovered the joys of Fantastic Mr. Fox.  I read it many years ago when I was a kid and absolutely loved it!  Was it a part of your childhood too? Premise: Mr. … Continue reading

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4 Favorite Children’s Books #2

This post contains affiliate links. Here are more of our favorite children’s books coming your way!  Are any of these your favorites, too? A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson This book is an absolutely charming collection of … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

This post contains an affiliate link. I just finished The Mysterious Benedict Society.  Thanks for the recommendation, smile rac! Premise: A group of children who are without families are tasked with saving the world from the nefarious Mr. Curtain.  Does … Continue reading

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Booker T. Washington: Great American Educator by Eric Braun

This post contains an affiliate link. Booker T. Washington is another educational graphic novel for kids which I found at the library.  I’ll just keep ’em coming as I find them! Premise: In graphic novel form, readers learn about the … Continue reading

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Star Wars ABC-3PO: Alphabet Book by Calliope Glass & Caitlin Kennedy

This post contains an affiliate link. Star Wars ABC-3PO was lounging on the “new” shelf at our library.  It is Star Wars and it’s a kids book–so I had to check it out! Premise: Each letter of the alphabet features … Continue reading

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Wild Eats and Adorable Treats: 40 Animal-Inspired Meals and Snacks for Kids by Jill Mills

This post contains an affiliate link. I love the cover of this cookbook!  Doesn’t it look so fun?  Wild Eats and Adorable Treats is a rare child-friendly cookbook which features HEALTHY recipes. Premise: Instructions to make 40 animal-themed recipes.  Categories … Continue reading

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Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink

This post contains an affiliate link. I read Caddie Woodlawn years ago, as a child.  I love frontier adventures which feature female heroines.  The fact that this story takes place in the area I grew up in makes it that … Continue reading

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Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales: The Underground Abductor by Nathan Hale

This post contains an affiliate link. I requested The Underground Abductor from the library as part of my quest to find interesting graphic novels for children.  I could not put this one down!  I didn’t know much about Harriet Tubman, … Continue reading

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A Pirate Cookbook: Simple Recipes for Kids by Sarah L. Schuette

This post contains an affiliate link. I love looking at fun cookbooks!  A Pirate Cookbook looked interesting, so I checked it out from the library. Premise: This book contains several pirate-themed recipes that are perfect for kids to make. My … Continue reading

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Snow White: A Graphic Novel by Matt Phelan

This post contains an affiliate link. My kids are big fans of graphic novels but many of their choices don’t appeal to me.  So I went on a search for some graphic novels that would catch my attention.  Snow White: … Continue reading

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McBroom Tells a Lie by Sid Fleischman

This post contains an affiliate link. I picked up McBroom Tells a Lie at the same time as The Dream Stealer.  Notice a pattern here with the same author.  My husband read this one aloud to the kids at bedtime. … Continue reading

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4 Favorite Children’s Books #1

This post contains affiliate links. I’m starting a new series of posts which feature our favorite children’s picture books.  They usually aren’t long or complex enough to warrant an entire blog post, but if I give you a batch of … Continue reading

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Fairy World: Enter the Magical and Mysterious Realm by Stella A. Caldwell

This post contains an affiliate link. Fairy World came to us from the library of the next town over.  Yes, I’m getting to the end of the stack.  They just have a better selection of books than we have here … Continue reading

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