Children’s Chapter Books for Christmas Gifts

 CHILDREN’S BOOKS FOR CHRISTMAS Part 2: children’s Chapter Books Here is the promised second post about children’s chapter books that would make good holiday gifts (or at any other time of the year!). It took me a little longer than the four or five days that I promised in my post on Sunday, but I’m […]

Children's picture Books

Children’s Picture Books for Christmas Gifts

 Children’s picture books for Christmas gifts  Holiday Gift Ideas Last week sixteen members of our family gathered at my sister, Lisa, and brother-in-law, Scott’s home to celebrate Thanksgiving. We were fortunate to have such a large group, but we were certainly missing some who were unable to join us. However, we still had a fun […]

Encyclopedia Brown Series

Encyclopedia Brown Series By Donal J. Sobol Accelerated Reading Levels:  4.0-4.8 When my older son, David was eight years old, he was a very reluctant reader. He was a good reader, but he would much rather be outside playing instead of reading (The opposite of his mother. My mom was constantly complaining that all I […]

The Stranger

  The Stranger By Chris Van Allsburg Houghton Mifflin Company 1986 AR 3.7, Lexile 640 The Widow’s Broom By Chris Van Allsburg Houghton Mifflin Company 1992 AR 4.7, Lexile 810 Today my husband and I went on a hike at our local arboretum. We love to go there every October to wander the trails and […]

Hello!

Hi! I’m Susan, a wife, a mom and a recently retired elementary school librarian with 22 years of experience. You may be wondering what brought me to the decision to write a blog about kids’ books. It all began about a year ago during a conversation with my brother during our annual reunion at Thanksgiving. […]

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