Penny and the Punctuation Bee by Moira Rose Donohue

Click here to find on Amazon Back of book: Elsie, and exclamation point, announces loudly that she’s sure she’ll win the school Punctuation Bee. After all, an exclamation point has won the last three years. But Penny, a period, and her friend, Quentin, a question mark, decide to practice and practice. More than anything, Penny wantsContinue reading “Penny and the Punctuation Bee by Moira Rose Donohue”

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Books! by Lucille Colandro

Back of book: There was an old lady who’s ready for school! That lovely old lady has returned just in time for the first day of school. Now she’s swallowing items to make the very best of her first day back. And just in time for the bus… My Review: I bought this book lastContinue reading “There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Books! by Lucille Colandro”

God Gave Us the World byLisa T. Bergren

Click here to find on Amazon Back of book: Little Cub’s trip to a special museum exhibit, “Bears Around the World,” sparks a flurry of questions from the young polar bear who is just beginning to learn about life beyond her North Pole home.   As Mama Bear shares with her about the different types of placesContinue reading “God Gave Us the World byLisa T. Bergren”

First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg

Back of book: Everyone knows that sinking feeling in the pit of the stomach just before diving into a new situation. Sarah Jane Hartwell is scared and doesn’t want to start over at a new school. She doesn’t know anybody, and nobody knows her. It will be awful. She just knows it. With much proddingContinue reading “First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg”

No Matter What by Debi Gliori

Back of Book: Will Large love Small forever, no matter what? The answer is of course yes, as every parent knows. But sometimes little ones like Small need to be convinced. My Review: This is a very sweet and simple story that shows kids how much they are loved. Sometimes parents get so busy withContinue reading “No Matter What by Debi Gliori”

Talkin’ about Besse By Nikki Grimes

Click here to find on Amazon Back of Book: Elizabeth “Bessie” Coleman was always being told what she could & couldn’t do. In an era when Jim Crow laws and segregation were a way of life, it was not easy to survive. Bessie didn’t let that stop her. Although she was only 11 when the WrightContinue reading “Talkin’ about Besse By Nikki Grimes”

Spaghetti and Meatballs for All By Marilyn Burns

Back of Book: Mr. and Mrs. Comfort are having a family reunion! Mr. Comfort starts cooking up his famous spaghetti and meatballs, while Mrs. Comfort carefully arranges eight tables and thirty-two chairs so that everyone will have a seat. The tables look lovely, the food is ready, and here come the guests–with their own seatingContinue reading “Spaghetti and Meatballs for All By Marilyn Burns”

Down by the Cool of the pool by by Tony Mitton

Click here to find on Amazon Back of the Book:  Join sprightly Frog and his farmyard friends as they frolic down by the cool of the pool. Flipping and flopping splashing and stomping, where will the fun end? My Review: This is a fun nonsense book that is sure to make kids laugh.  It has funContinue reading “Down by the Cool of the pool by by Tony Mitton”