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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 6/5/17

5 Jun

So, what I planned to read, just didn’t happen, but I was proud of myself for getting a stack of books read on Saturday, compliments of my BEA experience!

  • I’m Just No Good At Rhyming and Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups by Chris Harris, illustrated by Lane Smith
  • Groovy Joe: Ice Cream and Dinosaurs by Eric Litwin, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld
  • Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown by Eric Litwin, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld
  • The Tickle Test by Kathryn White, illustrated by Adrian Reynolds
  • Why Am I Me? by Paige Britt, illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko
  • After the Fall by Dan Santat
  • Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Eric Velasquez
  • The Witch Boy by Molly Ostertag
  • Swing It, Sunny! by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm

I’m currently finishing up The Great Library Race by Chris Grabenstein, the third in the series and due out this October.


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Join Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers and share all of the reading you have done over the week from picture books to young adult novels. Follow the links to read about all of the amazing books the #IMWAYR

15 Picture Books to Celebrate Ramadan

2 Jun

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  1. It’s Ramadan, Curious George by H.A. Rey, Hena Khan, illustrated by Mary O’Keefe Young
  2. Under the Ramadan Moon by Sylvia Whitman, illustrated by Sue Williams

  3. Night of the Moon: A Muslim Holiday Story by Hena Khan, illustrated by Julie Paschkis
  4. The White Nights of Ramadan by Maha Addasi, illustrated by Ned Gannon

  5. My First Ramadan by Karen Katz
  6. Rashad’s Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr by Lisa Bullard, illustrated by Holli Conger
  7. The Best Eid Ever by Asma Mobin-Uddin, illustrated by Laura Jacobsen
  8. A Party in Ramadan by Asma Mobin-Uddin, illustrated by Laura Jacobsen
  9. Ilyas & Duck: Fantastic Festival Eid-al-Fitr by Omar Khawaja, illustrated by Leo Antolini
  10. Nabeel’s New Pants: An Eid Tale by Fawzia Gilani-Williams, illustrated by Proiti Roy
  11. Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: a Muslim Book of Colors by Hena Khan, illustrated by Mehrdokht Amini
  12. Time to Pray by Maha Addasi, illustrated by Ned Gannon
  13. Lailah’s Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story by Reem Faruqi, illustrated by Lea Lyon
  14. Ramadan by Suhaib Hamid Ghazi, illustrated by Omar Rauuan
  15. Fasting and Dates: A Ramadan and Eid-al-Fitr Story by Jonny Zucker, illustrated by Jan Barger

15 Picture Books to Celebrate Armed Forces Day

19 May

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  1. H is for Honor: A Military Family Alphabet by Devin Scillian, illustrated by Victor Juhasz
  2. Alpha, Bravo, Charlie: The Military Alphabet by Chris L. Demarest
  3. Memorial Day Surprise by Theresa Martin Golding, illustrated by Alexandra Artigas
  4. Night Catch by Brenda Ehrmantraut, illustrated by Vicki Wehrman
  5. Our Daddy Is Invincible! by Shannon Maxwell, illustrated by Liza Biggers
  6. Hero Mom by Melinda Hardin, illustrated by Bryan Langdo
  7. Hero Dad by Melinda Hardin, illustrated by Bryan Langdo
  8. Don’t Forget, God Bless Our Troops by Jill Biden, illustrated by Raúl Colón
  9. Tuesday Tucks Me In: The Loyal Bond Between a Soldier and His Service Dog by Luis Carlos Montalván with Bret Witter, photographs by Dan Dion
  10. Brave Like Me by Barbara Kerley
  11. Sometimes We Were Brave by Pat Brisson, illustrated by France Brassard
  12. Proud as a Peacock, Brave as a Lion by Jane Barclay, illustrated by Renné Benoit
  13. Love, Lizzie: Letters to a Military Mom by Lisa Tucker McElroy

  14. The Poppy Lady: Moina Belle Michael and Her Tribute to Veterans by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh, illustrated by Layne Johnson
  15. The Impossible Patriotism Project by Linda Skeers, illustrated by Ard Hoyt

Importance of Reading to Babies

11 May

freestock_217914181As a former children’s librarian, I know the importance of reading aloud from birth. But, it’s nice to see that science backs up this knowledge with a new long-term study by the New York University School of Medicine. 250 mother-child pairs were monitored from when the babies were 6-months to 4 1/2 years old. They monitored how often mothers read to their children and how involved in the reading they were – did they talk about the pictures, ask their children questions, etc.

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Baby Shower Books – Version 2.0

6 May

I’m headed to, Jamie, my friend and fellow blogger’s baby shower today! If you’ve never checked out The Perpetual Page-Turner, go there now, I’ll wait. Also, check out The Broke & the Bookish, where Jamie is the creator and a contributor! Before I get into board books, I have to share how Jamie and I met. Continue reading

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