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With winter storms are hitting across the country, this is the perfect time to make sure you have enough books to feed your little ones imaginations. Here are two new releases from HarperCollins that your little ones will be sure to love Red: A Crayons Story This book was such

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airplanebookbooksholidaykidstraveltween

“Are we there yet?” Tired of hearing that?  Yeah, me too.  What a cliche, but they all really do it!  My life changed when I started to bring pencil and paper activities for my daughter (now 7).  DVDs and handheld game systems are great but they don’t hold older kids’

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last laughs animal epitaphs
autumnbookbookshalloween

My daughter, 7 (and quickly approaching 8) is at that age where she needs a bit more from a book.  This week I spent some time sorting through her over-flowing bookshelf, pulling out books that are suddenly too babyish for her (and tucking them away for her little brother).  She

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new york pop-up book
bookbookseducationalkidsschoolschool at home

We’ve got a passion for books in this house and I love to add fuel to the fire!  My oldest has just begun 2nd grade today (yeay!) and as a congratulations, I handed her a bundle of educational yet fun new books from Candlewick Press, one being a Pop-Up New

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fall board books
autumnbookbookshalloweenthanksgivingtoystravel

Well folks, here we are at the unofficial end of summer and beginning of fall.  I’m so relieved to be done with summer because I live in the desert.  We had a pretty mild summer… I don’t think it even reached 120 this year… but I am still so ready

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#outlander
bookbooksmom

The much anticipated Outlander premieres August 9th at 9 PM on STARZ. Romantic, thrilling and adventurous, this adaption of the international bestselling books by Diana Galbadon, does not disappoint for fans both old and new, of which I am the later. I was given the chance to sneak a peek

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locomotive book revew floca
bookbookskidsschool

  Let’s start with a 2014 Caldecott Honor Winner titled Journey by Aaron Becker.  This incredibly imaginative book, with no words, is a whimsical tale of a loney girl with a red marker.  She draws a magic door and enters a beautifully illustrated world where she embarks upon an adventurous

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sweet filthy boy book review
bookbooksgiftsmom

Happy Mother’s Day to us — Sweet Filthy Boy, from author Christina Lauren, hits the shelves May 13th.  Christina Lauren, combined pen name of BFFs, Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings, New York Times, USA Today, and #1 international bestselling authors of the Beautiful Bastard series, have captured us once again with

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electrical wizard nikola tesla book review
bookbookseducationalschool at home

As a homeschool mom, I get really excited about educational books, especially those scientific or historical in nature.  My first grader is really interested in the whys and hows, and since I am a far cry from a scientist, I turn to books that she can understand.  Here are a

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the egg tree book
bookbookseasterholidaykidsspring

The tulips are bursting, the eggs are on sale, time to break out the Easter books, moms!  Here are a few of my favorite picks this year, perfect to buy now and read for bedtime or put in the Easter basket: Ollie’s Easter Eggs by Oliver Dunrea Gossie, Gertie, BooBoo,

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