A Gift of Love

A Gift of Love by Dr. Claus (Summary taken from the press release) “[A gift of Love] is a children’s picture book written through the eyes of a second grade student not far from ground zero on September 11, 2001. As this story unfolds, you will discover how one brave New York City firefighter, father and …

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Birds Can Fly and So Can I

Birds Can Fly and So Can I: A Giraffe Soars from Dream to Reality by Noa Nimrodi (Summary taken from the back cover) “A delightful giraffe has a lofty dream–to fly in the sky with the birds. Will her dream remain a vision, or will it–along with her other undiscovered talents–soar to reality?” This is …

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Summer Fit

Summer Fit (www.summerfitlearning.com) (Summary taken from the back book cover.) “Keeping brains thinking & bodies active during school breaks is entertaining and engaging with Summer Fit workbooks and online games and activities. Created by educators, fitness trainers, and parents, Summer Fit activities focus on key areas of child development, including academics, physical fitness, and core …

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Lily Hates Goodbyes

Lily Hates Goodbyes by Jerilyn Marler (Summary taken from the back book cover) “Lily’s Daddy is in the military. Sometimes she has to say goodbye to him for about a billion days. She feels a swirl of unhappy emotions that can be scary. And she aches to feel connected to her Daddy. Join Lily as …

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The Napping House

The Napping House by Audrey Wood, Illustrated by Don Wood I love this book! Kids love this book as well! The story is so cute. A Grandma is napping on a bed and then all sorts of things start to nap on top of her, including a dog and a mouse. Then a flea comes along and…..you’ll …

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The Touch of the Master’s Hand

The Touch of the Master’s Hand by Myra Brooks Welch, Illustrated by Greg Newbold The poem The Touch of the Master’s Hand was written by Myra Brooks Welch in 1921. I have heard it before and have always enjoyed it. It is very touching and has such a good moral in it. It is great for teaching …

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Cowardly Clyde

Cowardly Clyde by Bill Peet I love this book! I love Bill Peet’s books, and this is one of my favorite. I love that I can relate to Clyde. He is a very nervous horse who is the trusty sidekick of a brave knight. He runs away from his fears at first, but ends up …

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Tuesday

Tuesday by David Wiesner “Let your imagination take flight”   ~David Wiesner I love this book! There is no summary because I don’t want to ruin anything! If you haven’t read this to your children you need to, it is so fun! Let me just say there are only about 7 words in this whole book. It …

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Grandpa’s Teeth

Grandpa’s Teeth by Rod Clement (Summary taken from the back book cover) ” ‘Help, I’ve been robbed! It’sth a disthasthter!’ Grandpa’s teeth, handmade by the finest Swiss craftsman, are gone–stolen from his bedside table! Grandpa suspects anyone who doesn’t smile widely enough to prove that their teeth are their own. Soon everyone in town is …

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Fablehaven #5 Keys to the Demon Prison

Fablehaven #5 Keys to the Demon Prison by Brandon Mull (Summary taken from the inside book jacket) “After many centuries of plotting, the Sphinx–leader of the Society of the Evening Star–is after the final artifacts needed to open the great demon prison, Zzyxx. If the legendary prison is opened, a tide of evil is certain …

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