My Washington, DC

Very soon, our nation's capital will be full of people. Some will be there for the President's Inauguration and some for the Women's March on Washington. While unable to make the march, it seemed like the perfect time to journey to Washington in a book. Kathy Jakobsen's new book, My Washington, DC," is a remarkable... Continue Reading →

Inspiring Young Paleontologists

It's Wednesday and that means non-fiction picture book day. When I manage to get myself organized, I try to participate in this great link-up of resources organized by Alyson Beecher of Kid Lit Freenzy. This week, I'm sharing the book How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum. In this book, acclaimed author/illustrator Jessie Hartland presents... Continue Reading →

Jumping on the Hamilton craze

We are a Broadway loving household. This year we taped the Tony's and my girls watched them repeatedly. So there was no way of getting around the amazing momentum of Lin-Manuel Miranda's outstanding, award-winning show, Hamilton. But while they understand the popularity of the show and that it is partly because of the way it... Continue Reading →

Ready for the Olympics

It's Wednesday and that means the Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge hosted by Kid Lit Frenzy. We are pretty darn excited about the Olympics in this house so I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to highlight a visually stunning book about sports and the Olympics. This is the first time that both of my... Continue Reading →

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