Dance Like a Leaf By Aj Irving & Claudia Navarro

Back of Book:As her grandmother’s health declines, a young girl begins to lovingly take the lead in their cozy shared autumn traditions. Poetic prose paired with evocative illustrations by Mexican illustrator Claudia Navarro makes for a beautiful celebration of life and a gentle introduction to the death of a loved one.My Review:I received a digitalContinue reading “Dance Like a Leaf By Aj Irving & Claudia Navarro”

Saturdays Are For Stella By Candy Wellins & Charlie Eve Ryan

Back of Book:George loves Saturdays. That’s because Saturdays mean time with Grandma Stella. The two of them love going on adventures downtown to visit the dinosaur museum and ride on the carousel! Even when they stay in, George and Stella have fun together, making cinnamon rolls without popping open a tube and sharing the biggest,Continue reading “Saturdays Are For Stella By Candy Wellins & Charlie Eve Ryan”

The Traveler’s Gift: A Story of Loss and Hope By Danielle Davison

Back of Book: Liam loved his father’s stories of life at sea. But one day, his father’s ship doesn’t return, and Liam’s love of stories fades. Then the Traveler, a mysterious old man who spins stories with a magical beard like a tapestry, arrives, reminding Liam of his father. They embark on the Traveler’s finalContinue reading “The Traveler’s Gift: A Story of Loss and Hope By Danielle Davison”

What If Everybody Thought That? By Ellen Javernick

Back of Book: If you see someone in a wheelchair, you might think he or she couldn’t compete in a race. But…you might be wrong. What if you see a child with no hair? Do you think she is embarrassed all the time? How about a kid who has a really hard time reading? DoContinue reading “What If Everybody Thought That? By Ellen Javernick”

Boxes for Katje By Candace Fleming

Back of Book: After World War II there is little left in Katje’s town of Olst in Holland. Her family, like most Dutch families, must patch their old worn clothing and go without everyday things like soap and milk. Then one spring morning when the tulips bloom “thick and bright,” Postman Kleinhoonte pedals his bicycleContinue reading “Boxes for Katje By Candace Fleming”

Grandma and Me: A Kid’s Guide for Alzheimer’s and Dementia By Beatrice Tauber Prior Psy.D. & Mary Ann Drummond RN

  Back of Book:    In Grandma and Me, Beatrice and Mary Ann combine their years of clinical experience to create a truly engaging, yet informative book for young children on the topics of Alzheimer’s and dementia. The beautiful artwork will capture children’s attention, bring them into the story, and help them return on theirContinue reading “Grandma and Me: A Kid’s Guide for Alzheimer’s and Dementia By Beatrice Tauber Prior Psy.D. & Mary Ann Drummond RN”

Those Shoes By Maribeth Boelts

Back of book:  All Jeremy wants is a pair of those shoes, the ones everyone at school seems to be wearing. Though Jeremy’s grandma says they don’t have room for “want,” just “need,” when his old shoes fall apart at school, he is more determined than ever to have those shoes, even a thrift-shop pairContinue reading “Those Shoes By Maribeth Boelts”