Sloth at the Zoom – Picture Book Review

Sloth at the Zoom written by Helaine Becker illustrated by Orbie Owlkids, 2018 * I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review* At a Glance Category & Genre(s): Picture book, humor, friendship Age Range: 2-7 years old Plot: A sloth, heading for the laid-back Zzzzoo, is accidentally dropped off at the Zoom where zebras gallop aroud and cheetahs zip right by. How will she handle this fast paced life and will she be able to make friends? Strengths: clever, cute idea The main character is a sloth Its funny Shows the benefits of slowing … Continue reading Sloth at the Zoom – Picture Book Review

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 8/13/18

#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. ____________________ Picture Books The Chupacabra Ate the Candelabra written by Marc Tyler Nobleman illustrated by Ana Aranda Nancy Paulsen Books, 2017 This book was so much fun! I was looking for suggestions for spooky picture books and this one came up. … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 8/13/18

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 7/30/18

#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. ____________________ BookTube-A-Thon starts today and runs through August 5th! You can see my 7 book TBR here.  Picture Books Boogie Nights written by Lisa Wheeler illustrated by Mark Siegel Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books, 2008 I am always on the lookout for great spooky-funny … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 7/30/18