Category Archives: holidays

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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Halloween ABC

The rumpled rabbit is ready to rest, the spooky skeleton is sleepy.
The tiny tiger is terribly tired – from too much trick-or-treating! Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela

Today is International Nelson Mandela Day, celebrated in honor of Nelson Mandela, the beloved civil rights leader of South Africa, who became president after 27 years in exile. In honor of this day, I am re-posting my February review of … Continue reading

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