Category Archives: Books

August Book of the Month: Teddy Mars by Molly B Burnham

Ages: 8-12 Synopsis: Teddy Mars is one of 7 children and wants to stand out from his siblings. Book 1 goes through Teddy’s adventures as he tries to break world records with the help of his friends – and while also dealing with his lovable but destructive younger brother. Why kids love it: The story is…

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July Book of the Month: Rapunzel’s Revenge by Shannon & Dean Hale

Ages: 10-14 Synopsis: Rapunzel’s Revenge is a reimagining of the classic fairytale, this time with Rapunzel escaping her prison and teaming up with Jack (from Jack and the Beanstalk) during the Wild West. Why kids love it: It’s funny, has a strong heroine, and a happy ending. Why parents love it: This is a beautifully drawn graphic…

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June Book of the Month: Fablehaven Series by Brandon Mull

Ages: 9+ Synopsis: Fablehaven is a hidden refuge where magical creatures have been kept for years. Brother and sister, Seth and Kendra, enter Fablehaven because their grandfather is the caretaker. There they will have to face great challenges to save Fablehaven. Why kids love it: It is “Potteresque” but in a whole different way. Why parents love…

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50 Books Parents Should Read to Their Toddlers

Study after study show us that reading to your kids from a young age helps them in countless ways. But as parents, reading the same books over and over can get a little boring! So I’ve compiled a list of 50 books that are fun for both toddlers and their parents. I’m leaving out many…

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