Birds Make Nests

Birds Make Nests By:  Michael Garland  Birds make nest to keep their chicks and eggs safe.  The nests sheltering the eggs and chicks vary widely among different types of birds.  This introduction to bird nests is an excellent picture book for the youngest of readers.  The Ruby-Throated Hummingbird has a cup-shaped nest while the Baltimore […]

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Children Just Like Me

Children Just Like Me: A New Celebration of Children Around the World By Catherine Saunders DK has always produced a wonderful array of books about other cultures. Children Just Like Me is the second version of this book, with updated information and new kids. It features stories about children from all over the world, talking […]

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Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber

Miss Mary Reporting written by Sue Macy and illustrated by C. F. Payne. As a child, Mary Garber played football with the boys and attended sporting events with her father.  She also loved to read about sports so she was a natural to be a sportswriter as an adult. It wasn’t that simple though, since Mary lived […]

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I Am Pusheen the Cat

I Am Pusheen the Cat By: Claire Belton There is no doubt you have come across Pusheen at some point, whether it is the local comics bookstore, or as a meme on Facebook and Tumblr. Pusheen is the delightfully plump gray cat with a naughty streak. This book is a collection of stories and comics […]

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