It’s almost that time of year again. Hanukkah lights, Christmas lights, latkes, and cookies are everywhere! It’s my favorite time of year. There is something in the air that brings out kindness and happiness in everyone. I love curling up with a good book- especially if I can read the books to my kids. Holiday classics are some of my favorites and we have included a list of our favorites below for both Christmas and Hanukkah. Continue reading “Best Holiday Books for Kids”
It’s that wonderful time of year again! The holidays are here and there is nothing better than sitting down to read a good book. There are some fantastic new kids books that are coming out (or have just been released). I love when there are great new books to read with my kids. We read a lot in my house so adding some new books to the rotation of old favorites always helps. Here is a list of our favorite upcoming releases for kids books. Did we forget your favorite? Let us know!
Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak is a hilarious look at what happens when a family is quarantined together over the holidays. The entire time I was reading this book, I kept thinking to myself that it should be a movie. Hornak takes series topics and makes them funny. This book is about crazy coincidences and epic drama in one completely dysfunctional British family. What starts out as a family spending a quarantine quietly in the family country home, turns into something from a soap opera. Every member of the family has their secrets and lies exposed.
The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley is a middle grade fiction that reached me on on emotional level. I love this book and it is proof to me that book geared toward children can be smart, well -written and emotional while still being completely engaging. We’ve also crafted a list of 16 other emotional middle grade reads that cover subjects like displaced children, WWII and survivor stories. These stories can be hard to read at times, but are important topics to discussion with your child.
Continue reading “The War That Saved My Life & 16 Other Difficult Topic Tween Books”
I love Halloween. Seriously, it is just so fun!!! Candy and costumes and parties – Oh My! Whether this is your baby’s first time celebrating or it is your umpteenth time enjoying the holiday, these are our favorite Halloween books for any age! Continue reading “Perfect Halloween Books for All Ages”