Are you looking for some great books to inspire and enrich your graduate? I’ve assembled some outstanding books for the next two weeks that will motivate and enliven graduates of all levels to become better and one who will make an impact on others. This week there will be biographical books of famous people and [...]
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Mother’s Day is right around the corner and it’s a special time of year for me because my sweet mom is thriving and doing well at ninety-three! What better gift for moms everywhere than with books! Except for the first book, all of these are picture books and are good for the whole family.
It’s spring time and the trees and flowers are in bloom. It’s the most beautiful and interesting weather time of the year! The bugs are coming out, birds are back, baby animals are being born and it’s time to get your garden in order. Here are some great picture books that are good for all [...]
This is the last review this month dedicated to one of the most elegant visages in language: poetry. These picture books beg to be read out-loud to all ages allowing eloquence, alliteration and dichotomy to prevail.
The Princess and the Peas, by Caryl Hart, and illustrated with mixed media by Sarah Warburton, is an adorable tale [...]
April is poetry month, and it’s one of my cherished genres, so I’m dedicating the month to “the poem”. The following poetry books should be read out loud to, and by, kids of all ages which would help deepen their appreciation of word placement and descriptions, while strengthening their memories.
The New Kid on the [...]
April is Poetry Month and this review celebrates one of my favorite types of books that all ages can enjoy! The placement and conjuncture of each and every word on the page adjudicates the pure joy of language. The books listed below showcase some of the best and newest books proclaiming that poetry is alive [...]
General Conference time brings some outstanding new books that help elevate and inspire families.
Choose Higher Ground, by Henry B. Eyring, is his first book in nearly 12 years and the wait is definitely worth it! This outstanding book showcases how, and what, we need to do in order to rise above the fray and [...]
I want to direct this review to the outstanding contributions from Deseret Book Company. This company is above and beyond any other publisher in the pursuit of producing outstanding literature that is uplifting, inspirational and entertaining.
I am continually reading through dozens and dozens of children’s books sent to me from all of the major [...]
This week’s review is filled with books that help transition readers from leveled books to chapter books. These books have stories kids enjoy reading, which helps instill in them the love of reading. I’ll begin with the earliest chapter books and progress to books with more pages, smaller font, less pictures and more complex story-lines. [...]
Helping youngsters read books that they can enjoy while progressing as a reader is a great goal for parents, teachers and families. This week I’m reviewing outstanding books for beginning readers through level 3. I’ll conclude next week with early chapter books. All of these books are good for ages four to seven, depending on [...]