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From the Moon to the Milky Way Books

With the recent Apollo moon landing anniversary much has been written and published celebrating this amazing USA feat.  Here are some outstanding picture books to help inform, and perhaps entice, young scientists to venture into this field.  All of these books are good for ages four through eight, unless otherwise indicated. There was an Old […]

SPRING HAS SPRUNG WITH MOTHER’S DAY

Flowers, blooming trees, birds, planting and rainy, windy and sunny days lead us to Mother’s Day.  Here are new picture books on the subject.  The first book is perfect for mothers everywhere.  The next three are good for mom’s and their youngsters.  The rest are good for ages four through eight.   Certain Women, by […]

Helpful Books for the Graduate

In upcoming reviews, I will be writing about some outstanding books to help inspire and give advice for both young and old graduates. The following are picture books and are good for ages four and up. When I Grow Up, by Tim Minchin, and with lively paintings of playful expression by Steve Antony, lists the […]

Love and Friendship Books

Valentine’s Day is a special holiday celebrating heartfelt feelings for loved ones and friends. Here are some great picture books that help to make this a meaningful event. The first four books are board books, small and good for ages two through four. The rest of the books are good for ages four through eight. […]

Advice Books for the Graduate

The month of May brings graduations of many levels, kindergarten through college.  There are many great lessons in these books that be learned as your graduate grows older.  The first three books are good for ages four to eight.  The rest are good for all ages.   Pass It On, by Sophy Henn, demonstrates in […]

Moms Make the World Go ‘Round

What a perfect time of the year to celebrate our cherished mothers. Trees and flowers are in bloom and the earth is renewed. So here are some great books all about mom. Strength in Stillness: A Message for Women, by Patricia Holland, is a small booklet that encompasses important lessons to be learned. Sister Holland […]

Easter During Conference: Perfect Books

What perfect timing in 2015 to have this sacred holiday during General Conference. Here are the most recent publications from Deseret Book that will surely help lift your spirit.   The first book is best suited for adults. The next four books are good for teens and adults. The last two books are picture books. […]

One Last Boo to You!

Here is the last collection of Halloween books for the faint of heart.  Actually, these are delightful picture books that all ages will surely enjoy.  None of these books are scary and some are fun and humorous.  So what are you waiting for?  Get reading – and enjoy!   Ten Orange Pumpkins: A Counting Book, […]

Time to Go for a Ride

Books about transportation seems appropriate during this vacation summer season.  All of these books are picture books and are good for ages two through seven except for the last 3 books which are board books good for newborns through age two. Time Out For Monsters!, by Jean Reidy, and painted with vibrant fun by Robert […]

Celebrate Independence Day with Books about Our History

The Fourth of July is right around the corner and so are family picnics and parades. So why not add great picture books to your family activities?  These books are good for different ages as indicated at the end of each book, except for the last five books which are picture books good for all […]