FIAR – Owl Moon

While we were reading "Owl Moon" by Jane Yolen, illustrated by John Schoenherr this week we found these supplemental books that we loved from the library: "Good-Night Owl!" by Pat Hutchins -- beautifully unique illustrations with rich detail with simple repetitive words listing other birds and the sounds they make to keep the owl awake all … Continue reading FIAR – Owl Moon

Camping Books for Kids

Here's a list of our favorite picture books about camping for kids.  They books are story books and not "how to" types of books all except for the last one which is about finding constellations.  My kids ages 2, almost 4, and 6 love them all. Ladybug Girl and Bingo by David Soman and Jacky … Continue reading Camping Books for Kids

Books About Moving for Kids

When we moved into our current home two years ago I searched for children's books to prepare my 3-year-old son for the adventure.  We were moving to a different house in the same town.  Many of the books that I checked out at the library were about moving far away from friends and family.  Other … Continue reading Books About Moving for Kids

Finding Books for Kids at the Library

Our local library has this genius system that I am completely in love with.  I get online, go the the library website, hit the card catalog button, and type something into the "keyword" bar, hit search, then refine my search to the "Juvenile" location. I "place a hold" on all the books that look interesting.  … Continue reading Finding Books for Kids at the Library