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Fabulous Fiction for the Final Days of Summer

I have gathered together several books to round out your summer reading.  Due to the many outstanding books I am recommending, I will shorten each review and expand the number of books.  That way, you and your family will have a great number of books to choose from.  All of these books are good for […]

Perfect Summertime Reading

I have collected some outstanding novels of different genres to entice, excite and engage families looking for great books for summer.  All of these books are geared for ages nine and above, but many would be great to read out loud to all ages. Born Just Right, by Jordan Reeves and Jen Lee Reeves, is […]

Best Books to Drift Away within Summer

Time to relax and read!  Summertime emotes lazy, hot sunny days with no worries of school or school projects coming due.  I have so many super books for kids ages nine to twelve, along with parents reading out loud to families, that I will include more outstanding books for summer reading in my next few […]

Dads Deserve Summertime Books

What a nice time of year to celebrate our dear fathers!  Just as summer begins.  Here are some great books to enjoy with dad as we enter summertime.  Almost all of these books are picture books and are good for all ages unless otherwise indicated.   A Father’s Love, by Hannah Holt, and nicely illustrated […]

SUMMERTIME PICTURE BOOKS

It’s summer and there are some outstanding picture books celebrating this wonderful season of the year by enjoying the beauty outside and the many varieties on God’s green earth.  All the books are good for ages three to eight unless otherwise indicated.   Busy-Eyed Day, by Anne Marie Pace, and painted with vibrant double-page illustrations […]

SUMMERTIME SLEEPTIME

It may be a difficult time of the year to get your youngsters to go to bed.  There’s many fun things to do and it’s still light outside.  However, there are ways to help them relax and get ready for bed and sleep.  Here are some great picture books about, and for, sleep – for […]

Great Fiction Books for Summer

The books discussed in this review are excellent for hot summer days. They include several genres and some would be terrific to read out loud. All of these books are perfect for ages nine and up.   The Goldfish Boy, by Lisa Thompson, is a story involving a mystery. But it centers on a boy, […]

Summertime Books to Travel with and Enjoy

Summer is a wonderful time of year for kids to enjoy the pleasures of reading.  There are books to learn from, to instill creativity, or those to just enjoy without the pressures of deadlines or homework.  Here are some perfect books for kids to help pass their lazy days in the sun or while traveling.  […]

Picture Books to Celebrate Summertime

Summer brings warmth, fun and growth everywhere.  Here are some great picture books on the subject that are good for ages three through seven unless otherwise designated.   Little Honey Bee, by Jane Après, is a blooming board book filled with lift-the-flap petals, insects and leaves for toddlers to discover about nature.  Little hands count […]

Summertime = Reading Time

It’s time to go outside and sit beneath the shade of a big leafy tree and begin reading adventures, mysteries, historical fiction and more.  These books are all page turners and are perfect for the lazy, hazy days of summer.  They are perfect for ages 8 and way above.  Several of these books are definite […]