Merry Christmas, Peanut!

December Booktalk 2017

Author: Terry Border

Illustrator: Terry Border

Summary: Peanut is excited to get to his grandparents’ house for Christmas, but with all the traffic jams (or is it jellies?) happening, will Peanut ever make it in time? You and your child will giggle and laugh on each page searching for the puns! In yet another hilarious “food-charactered” story, Terry Border takes the reader on a silly and lighthearted adventure to find the true meaning of what Christmas is all about!

Feeling Thankful with Fall Literacy Stations

Fall Literacy Stations

November and December have always been my favorite months for many reasons, but this year I’m feeling even more thankful, grateful, and blessed!  Let me catch you up! So, it was book fair week and ask any librarian …. She/he will tell you how crazy stressful it can be!  Especially when you run it all…


November Book Talks

Author: Eileen Spinelli

Illustrator: Archie Preston

Summary: In this short and sweet rhyming book, Eileen Spinelli manages to remind readers to be thankful for the things and people in their lives. Be prepared for the hugs that are sure to come when you read this book out loud to your kids!

Creepy Pair of Underwear

Author: Aaron Reynolds

Illustrator: Peter Brown

Summary: Jasper Rabbit is back in this hilarious sequel to “Creepy Carrots”! This time, Jasper pleads with his mom to buy him a pair of creepy underwear instead of his normal “plain white” ones. To Jasper’s delight, she agrees. But Jasper soon learns that owning a pair of creepy underwear may not have been the best decision. You and your kids will be sure to laugh out loud as you follow the ghoulish scares on each page!

Connecting Books to Writing

Connecting Books to Writing

Just a quick post to let you all know about two new FABULOUS books that I came across this past weekend at Barnes and Nobel that would be PERFECT to use for connecting books to writing!  The first one is called Big Words for Little Geniuses by Susan and James Patterson.   As soon as…

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