It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 7/20/18

#IMWAYR The weekly post where I recap some of the KidLit books I’ve been reading. Ocasionally, I’ll also talk about some adult fiction books as well. Be sure to check out Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to see what other Kidlit readers are reading. Because, you know, we can never have too many books in our TBR piles. ____________________ Board Books La Catrina: Emotions – Emociones by Patty Rodriguez & Ariana Stein Lil’ Libros, 2017 We. loved. this. book. The illustrations are so bright and wonderful. Each page has an emotion in both Spanish and English. In the 3 … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 7/20/18

2017 Cybils Finalists Are Here!

January 1st is finally here and with it comes the shortlist for the 2017 Cybils Awards. Over 1400 books were nominated across 12 categories and the Round One panelists have chosen the finalists for each group. I am especially excited to be a Round Two judge in the Fiction Picture Books and Board Books categories. It is a fantastic group of books and I cannot wait to dive in. I won’t be posting anything on these finalists until after the winners are announced on February 14th, so be sure to follow the Cybils page for updates and information. Congratulations to all … Continue reading 2017 Cybils Finalists Are Here!

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 11/13/17

The weekly post where I recap all the KidLit books I’ve been reading. Occasionally, I’ll also review some adult fiction books as well.   Be sure to check out Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to see what other kidlit readers are reading. Because, you know, we can never have too many books in our TBR pile.                                          Board Books Baby Loves Quantum Physics! written by Ruth Spire illustrated b Irene Chan I really enjoy these “Baby Loves” books. If you would have told me … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 11/13/17

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 11/6/17

The weekly post where I recap all the KidLit books I’ve been reading. Occasionally, I’ll also review some adult fiction books as well. Be sure to check out Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to see what other kidlit readers are reading. Because, you know, we can never have too many books in our TBR pile.                                          Board Books Rapunzel (Once Upon a World) written by Chloe Perkins  illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan   I loved the illustrations in the book. I also like the idea … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 11/6/17

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 10/30/17

The weekly post where I recap all the KidLit books I’ve been reading. Occasionally, I’ll also review some adult fiction books as well.   Be sure to check out Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to see what other kidlit readers are reading. Because, you know, we can never have too many books in our TBR pile.                                          I am giving away a copy of Ben Hatke’s Mighty Jack and the Goblin King! Be sure to enter here. Board Books I’m the Scariest Thing in … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 10/30/17

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 10/23/17

The weekly post where I recap all the KidLit books I’ve been reading. Occasionally, I’ll also review some adult fiction books as well.   Be sure to check out Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to see what other kidlit readers are reading. Because, you know, we can never have too many books in our TBR pile.                                          Board Books One Sheep, Blue Sheep written by  Thom Wiley illustrated by Ben Mantle This is one of those books that is enhanced and made better by being … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 10/23/17

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 9/18/17

The weekly post where I recap all the KidLit books I’ve been reading. Occasionally, I’ll also review some adult fiction books as well. Be sure to check out Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to see what other kidlit readers are reading. Because, you know, we can never have too many books in our TBR pile.                                          Board Books  Dinosaur Dance by Sandra Boynton I enjoy Sandra Boynton’s books. The illustrations in this one are cute and my 7yo daughter loved reading this one to … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 9/18/17

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 9/4/17

The weekly post where I recap all the KidLit books I’ve been reading. Occasionally, I’ll also review some adult fiction books as well. Be sure to check out Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to see what other kidlit readers are reading. Because, you know, we can never have too many books in our TBR pile.                                          September Book Giveaway: My full review here September’s book giveaway is Castle Hangnail by Ursula Vernon. The giveaway will go live here on the blog this Sunday, September … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 9/4/17

Where Is My Coat? Farm Animals – Board Book ARC Review

Buy Here Where Is My Coat? Farm Animals by Anita Bijsterbosch Clavis, November 15th, 2017 I received an advance reader copy of this book to review At a Glance Age Range: Newborn through toddler Plot: Farm animal lose their coats and the reader must guess why type of animal they are. Pros: creative take on a common board book type illustrations are fun and vibrant Cons: I wish the text was more varied, but there is something to be said for repetition in board books Would I recommend this title: Yes! Anytime someone can take a board book and make … Continue reading Where Is My Coat? Farm Animals – Board Book ARC Review