Quote: It was at that age, that poetry came in search of me. Pablo Neruda

Quote: “It was at that age, that poetry came in search of me.” Pablo Neruda Quote: “It was at that age, that poetry came in search of me.” Pablo Neruda   To help you nurture a love love of words, language, and poetry with children see: Booklist: Books with Poems & Rhymes for Shared Reading […]

Booklist: Beach Reads for Kids, Shared Reading with Children

Booklist: Beach Reads for Kids, Shared Reading with Children Booklist: Beach Reads for Kids, Shared Reading with Children Planning a trip to the beach with your family? Be sure to pack a few of these beach read books for the day. Beach reads are typically those books from your to be read pile that you […]

Booklist: Worms on the Sidewalk, Books for Shared Reading

Booklist: Worms on the Sidewalk, Books for Shared Reading Ground Hog Day’s Punxsutawney Phil may get the notoriety for heralding the onset of spring, but to me the surest sign of spring is worms on the sidewalk.  My mother is a gardener, so I grew up respecting worms and using gardening gloves to move them […]

Booklist: Spring Books for Shared Reading with Children

Booklist: Spring Books for Shared Reading with Children   The onset of seasonal allergies aside, spring is the favorite season of many. With the renewed energy from blooming flowers, hatching eggs, and bouncing bunnies, there is also the welcome of shared reading about spring on a warm and sunny day outside or crisp yet cozy […]

Booklist: LOL Books to Laugh Out Loud with Your Children

Booklist: LOL Books to Laugh Out Loud with Your Children The day before I went to see the grandgirls, I was in the bookstore and saw a picture book with a funny cover that was on sale. Of course, I just had to buy it! It was one of the best things I have ever […]