Class Pet Squad: Journey to the Center of Town by Dan Yaccarino is my children’s book pick for the month. It is fun, goofy, and full of adventure. This book is great for kids who have enjoyed Traction Man meets Turbodog, Mutant rat attack!, Captain Underpants, Gilbert Goldfish Wants a Pet, and Squish. What I loved about this book was that it was a chapter book with lots of colorful images. Each page includes silly drawings that help move the story forward. It is a great book for visual learners and kids who are looking to develop literacy and reading comprehension skills.
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Looking for newer picture books for gifts or fresh reading material from the library? Our staff has some great ideas for you….
Continue reading A Dozen of the Best Picture Books of 2016
Looking for great 2016 reads for teens, you say? (Or, are you one of those adults who devours teen fiction? You know you are…own it!). Read on for staff reviews of these titles.
Continue reading Top Teen Books of 2016
It’s back to school for all of us! Whether we go to school ourselves or we support our little ones as they make their way through their own academic experience, we are all affected.
One of the most important parts of a good school experience is a great teacher. Remember your own “magical teacher”? You know, the one who opened the door and showed you just how big the world is.
Our friends at Brightly offer their own
list of favorite teachers, in kids’ lit.
Take a peek, and enjoy the memories of your favorite real and book-based magical teachers.
With the busyness of December behind us, families are gearing up for kids to return to school. While not as big an occasion as the beginning of the school year, back to school in January is another time of change and adaptation. Check out this blog post from the New York Times for tips on navigating the midwinter back to school routine.