#Nonfiction Monday Dream Big and a Reading Challenge

Tomorrow is a big day. First, all the shortlists for the 2018 Cybils awards will be announced. We’ll have more about that in our next post. Plus, tomorrow is the beginning of a brand new year. Let’s celebrate with a … Continue reading

STEM Friday #Kidlit Truth About Dolphins, Hippos, and Bears

This month we are exploring some of the fantastic nonfiction children’s books that have been nominated for 2018 Cybils awards. Let’s check out the hilarious “The Truth About…” series by Maxwell Eaton III. Don’t let the cartoon illustrations and silly … Continue reading

#Nonfiction Monday We Are Grateful

Let’s explore some of the fantastic nonfiction children’s books that have been nominated for 2018 Cybils awards. We are featuring a perfect book to read this week, We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorell and illustrated by Frané Lessac. Members … Continue reading

Alabama Spitfire: The Story of Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird

This week To Kill a Mockingbird won The Great American Read contest. That makes it a perfect time for young children to learn about the author and how the book came about by reading Alabama Spitfire: The Story of Harper … Continue reading