#Nonfiction Monday Bloom with Elsa Schiaparelli

This month we are exploring some of the fantastic nonfiction children’s books that have been nominated for 2018 Cybils awards. For Nonfiction Monday, let’s take a look at Bloom: A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli by Kyo Maclear and … Continue reading

#Nonfiction Monday Counting on Katherine

Let’s explore some of the fantastic nonfiction children’s books that have been nominated for 2018 Cybils awards. For Nonfiction Monday, we’ll start with the picture book biography Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 by Helaine Becker and … Continue reading

Purrfect #Kidlit: Super Cats -True Stories of Felines That Made History

For the Chinese Year of the Dog I created a list of children’s books about dogs, so let’s even things up by taking a look at the new middle grade book Super Cats: True Stories of Felines That Made History … Continue reading

Practical #Kidlit: Let’s Hatch Chicks

Just in time for spring, meet Violet the Lavender Orpington hen and learn all about the life cycle of chickens in Let’s Hatch Chicks!: Explore the Wonderful World of Chickens and Eggs by Lisa Steele and illustrated by Perry Taylor. … Continue reading