Category Archives: holidays

Here Is the World: A Year of Jewish Holidays

Here’s a menorah, with candles to light. Here are some latkes. Come take the first bite! Continue reading

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Thanksgiving is for Giving Thanks

I am thankful for special days like Thanksgiving when I’m with my whole family and we can all be thankful together. Continue reading

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Harlem Hellfighters

It’s a week away from Memorial Day, and in honor of the holiday, this month’s second blog post is on the book Harlem Hellfighters. It is a great introduction for kids aged 8 and up, who may want to learn about war … Continue reading

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Japanese Celebrations: Cherry Blossoms, Lanterns and Stars!

I love the cherry blossoms that bloom every year in Washington, D.C. – and so does the rest of America! That’s why I’m reviewing  Japanese Celebrations: Cherry Blossoms, Lanterns and Stars!, a great picture book that tells of many Japanese traditions, … Continue reading

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I’m a Little Green Witch

Goblins and ghosts and witches, oh my! Get ready for some Halloween fun with I’m a Little Green Witch, a Halloween-themed picture book that features story rhymes that mimic tunes  of traditional nursery rhymes that children know and love! Some of … Continue reading

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Little Blue Truck’s Halloween: A Lift-the-Flap Book!

Little Blue Truck is on his way to a Halloween celebration and on the way he meets up with his animal friends who are dressed for the occasion! This delightful picture book is part of the Little Blue Truck series and … Continue reading

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Room on the Broom

The witch had a cat and a hat that was black
and long ginger hair in a braid down her back…
How the witch wailed and how the cat spat
when the wind blew so wildly it blew off the hat! Continue reading

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