19 Children’s Books About the Civil Rights Movement

The Declaration of Independence states, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." Despite these...

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Children’s Book Deals 1/9/2017

It's been super cold here in Indiana this past week, so we've been doing a lot of staying in and reading. I love reading any time of year, but there's something about curling up with a blanket and good book in the winter that feels extra cozy and special. Need some...

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13 Children’s Books for Valentine’s Day

If you ask my kids what they think of when they think of Valentine's Day, they'll probably tell you candy and valentine cards. But Valentine's Day is also a great time to remember the people we love and remind them just how much we care. These children's books...

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6 Tips for Decluttering Children’s Books

In January I tend to go into purge mode. I usually have no problem clearing out clutter and getting rid of things we don't need or use, but there's one area where I struggle -- books. My emotional attachment to books is strong, and it's hard for me to let any of them...

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11 Children’s Books About Abraham Lincoln

I've found that one of the most recognizable historical figures for kids is Abraham Lincoln. They easily remember his name and face, and many older kids know that he was the president during the U.S. Civil War. However, studying Lincoln's entire life is valuable,...

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Children’s Book Deals 1/2/2017

Happy new year! Many people are in goal-setting mode, and for some that includes wanting to read more. These deals will help your youngest readers start 2017 off right, and will help you save a little bit of money. If you and your kids want to track your reading this...

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11 Books About Chinese New Year

Our family is fortunate enough to live near one of the best children's museums in the country, and we take advantage of it often. A couple of years ago, the Take Me There: China exhibit opened, and since then, we've learned much about this large and diverse country....

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Free Reading Log Printable

Some kids need no encouragement to spend time reading -- I was one of those kids, myself. However, some kids need a little external motivation. I believe that every child can fall in love with reading; sometimes it just takes finding the right tools to get them...

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7 Books About Kwanzaa

I've been aware of Kwanzaa for years, but it wasn't until the kids and I dove into learning about other cultures that I truly understood what made the holiday special. The word Kwanzaa is Swahili for "first fruits," and the week-long celebration culminates with a...

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Children’s Book Deals 12/19/2016

Christmas and Hanukkah are almost here. Do you have some last minute shopping to do? We have some deals for you! We're less than a week away from both of these holidays, but with the help of Amazon Prime, these titles can be on your doorstep in two days or less. Try...

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