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May 10, 2023
Birthdays are a personal holiday of sorts. A time when we can get to celebrate ourselves. How do you celebrate you? Because there’s a lot to celebrate! In this article I feature books about celebrating you in different ways because there’s only on...
April 20, 2023
From painting to music to fiber arts, we have plenty of books about the ways people express their creativity.
February 16, 2023
Reading about someone else’s journey and experiences teaches us a great deal, informing us about their contributions to society and perhaps granting us a figure to look up to. And sometimes, real life is more exciting than fiction! Picture books t...
January 30, 2023
Looking for some engaging picture books that inspire movement? Turn storytime into an opportunity to explore all the different ways we can move our bodies! Inspire a dance party, stretch it out, or just lean into the playfulness of it all with the...
January 16, 2023
Growing in popularity the past decade, novels in verse are exactly what they sound like: a story told via poetry. They tend to be story-driven like a typical novel, but their poetic language and structure make them extra special to read. Read on ...
November 29, 2022
Looking for a book with lots of details? Or interesting facts scattered throughout? These books will have you poring over every page. They are great to read cover to cover or a little at a time or you can just find your favorite parts. You could r...
November 2, 2022
A collection of non-fiction books about city life
September 1, 2022
There’s nothing quite like putting the pieces of the puzzle in a mystery together; following along as our ametur sleuth or experienced kid-detective unfolds the story. The clues start to build up, and it becomes up to us, the reader, to put the ca...
August 30, 2022
When we think of reading, we might focus on the idea of storytelling through the use of words. However, wordless picture books grant readers the opportunity to create their own stories! Incorporating wordless picture books into reading routines ca...
July 21, 2022
Afrofuturism is the imagining of a world where the African diaspora has shaped its future, blending technology with cultural roots, such as Wakanda from Marvel’s Black Panther. Middle-Grade fiction has seen an uptick in excellent Afrofuturism book...