Interview | Talking Mars with Author Carole P. Roman

This post is sponsored by The Children's Book Review and Carole P. Roman. Amazon links are referral links.  I have been a fan of author Carole P. Roman for a long time. Though her educational books, she takes kids back in time and around the world, and teaches them...

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9 Picture Books About Spring

As I write this post, my younger son is getting pretty frustrated with the weather. Every day he asks, "Mom! When will it be warm and pretty again?" I decided we needed to do some reading about the changing of the seasons, and we started with picture books about...

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13 Books About the Underground Railroad

"There are no trains in this story!" This was my youngest son's reaction when I brought home a stack of books about the Underground Railroad. My boys quickly learned, however, that while this railroad had no trains or tracks, it may have been the most important and...

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9 Books for Groundhog Day

I've never been a big fan of winter, so even as a kid, I always anxiously awaited the verdict on Groundhog Day. As a parent and a teacher, I love talking about this fun holiday with children, and love sharing my favorite children's books for Groundhog Day. Here are...

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Dragons Are Real by Valarie Budayr #ReadYourWorld

Amazon links are referral links.  I'm extremely excited to be a part of Multicultural Children's Book Day 2017! I believe very strongly that diversity makes the world a better place for all of us, and I love books that reinforce that idea. The book I was sent to...

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7 Children’s Books About George Washington

Aside from maybe Abraham Lincoln, there's no president more recognizable to kids than George Washington, and for good reason. He's on our money, our capitol is named after him, and he is celebrated both as a Revolutionary War hero and the father of our country....

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Conquer Your Clutter Super Book Bundle

Links in this post are referral links.  One of the most popular posts on this site has been this post about decluttering children's books. While some people shared with me that they'd never get rid of a book for any reason ever, many more shared that book clutter, and...

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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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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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