How to Read a Book

by Kwame Alexander Illustrated by Melissa Sweet How to Read a Book Reviewers suggest this picture book for ages preschool through 2nd grade; but in the hands of the right teacher, this book could enchant and motivate a classroom of 4th-graders or even older.  Poet Kwame Alexander is a Newberry Medalist, illustrator Melissa Sweet is […]

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This Beach Is Loud!

by Samantha Cotterill This Beach Is Loud! This picture book is a good tool for any child who might become overwhelmed in a new situation.  It tells the story of a little boy who is very excited to go to the beach with his father; he helps with all the preparations and talks very excitedly […]

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The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown

By Mac Barnett The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown A biography about famous children’s author Margaret Wise Brown, written by famous children’s author Mac Barnett, is perhaps one of the best biographies I have ever read.  Skipping right over all of the humdrum and pomp and circumstance, Mac Barnett tells us exactly what is […]

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Firefighters to the Rescue: a Lego adventure in the real world

Firefighters to the Resuce: a Lego adventure in the real world   By Penelope Arlon This is an intelligent book with real life pictures and interesting facts to help familiarize children with firefighting vehicles, equipment, and the job of firefighters.  Gives parents and teachers a great way to talk about the sights and sounds of […]

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