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 [...]
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Non-fiction books, as well as works of historical fiction, are excellent tools to teach young people about our Country’s past. Throughout the books reviewed below, young and old will be enlightened, inspired, amazed and in some cases troubled from events that should never be forgotten. These are all picture books and are good for family [...]
President’s Day is a perfect holiday to reflect back on great presidents, historical events and American heroes. All but the last two of these books are geared for ages nine and up. The last two are picture books that are good for all ages.
Lincoln’s Last Days: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever, by [...]
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and what a perfect time to show others that you care about them. Here are some lovely books that express how we feel about each other. The first book is a picture book and is great for all ages. The rest, except for the last book, are picture [...]
What better time to read about long dark nights than at bedtime? Here are some new and entertaining picture books on the subject. Each book is good for ages four through eight.
Nightsong, by Ari Berk, and richly illustrated with images of the night by Loren Long, is an exhilarating tale of overcoming one’s fears. [...]
Long dark cold nights are a great time to get comfortable by a fire and read a great fiction book. Most of these newly published page-turners are best suited for ages nine and up and many of these would be perfect to read aloud to family members. The last three books are geared for ages [...]
Winter is definitely here and so is all the outside fun ready to be enjoyed by young and old. Here are some outstanding books on the subject.
The Impossible Rescue: The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure, by Martin W. Sandler, reads like an exciting story that you can’t put down! But the truly [...]
Christmas time is a wonderful time to give others something that shows your love for them as illustrated throughout our Savior’s life. Books are such a perfect gift that demonstrates all you wish to show to your loved ones. And books can be read over and over so the gift keeps giving! I’ve assembled a [...]
This truly is a most wonderful time of year to give to others. But a most memorable gift would be a book to cherish throughout the year, or possibly a lifetime, as we reflect on the life of the Savior and the selflessness and perfect example He continually provides for us in our lives.
I am reviewing one of the most beautiful and reverent picture books you’ll find for Christmas! The Nativity, by J. Kirk Richards, has a sacred feel from cover to cover. Upon opening the book, you find the end-pages filled with a glow of gold. When turning the pages, a pallet of brown and gold hues [...]