Category: Featured Book

Featured Book: “Mad Scientist Academy: The Dinosaur Disaster”

Book Summary: “Dr. Cosmic’s class of clever monsters at the Mad Scientist Academy solve the greatest challenges in science, in this perfect blend of adventure and exploration.” This is a clever and fun book for anyone who loves dinosaurs or anyone who is looking…

Featured Book: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”

I was about to write the book summary, when I paused and thought there was no need. 🙂 However if you are unfamiliar with “Harry Potter” please feel free to contact me – I would love to discuss all things Potter. Why, then, is…

Featured Book: “The Most Magnificent Thing”

Book Summary: “One day, a little girl has a wonderful idea. With the help of her canine assistant, she is going to make THE MOST MAGNIFICENT THING! She knows just how it will look. She knows just how it will work. Easy-peasy! But making…

Featured Book: “If you plant a seed”

Book Summary: “If you plant a carrot seed…a carrot will grow. But what happens if you plant a seed of kindness…or selfishness?” If you know this author and illustrator, then it will be of no surprise that the pictures, the paintings, are breathtaking. He…

Featured Book: August 23, 2015

*And don’t forget to check out past featured books here. Book Summary: “A young girl eagerly awaits a coming rainstorm to bring relief from the oppressive summer heat.” I thoroughly enjoyed this book! I admired how the author, Karen Hesse, explored drought through the…

Featured Book: August 9, 2015

*And don’t forget to check out past Featured Books here. Book Summary: “Rosie’s rival, Violet, outdoes her in everything until the class plants seeds for a unit on gardening.” This story brought me back to my teaching days of working to establish a positive and…

Featured Book

Book Summary: “A boy has fun outside with his family as a storm approaches and inside when the rain arrives.” This picture book focuses on the many effects of wind, as told by a young boy as he explores and interacts with those affects…