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What would you do if your son set you up with your celebrity crush?

Posted by on April 1, 2024

Recommended Read Alouds

Discover a captivating collection of read-aloud picture books for young readers. The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors by Drew Daywalt You’ve played the game. Now read the legend of how Read more...

Posted by on September 14, 2023

Killer Underwear Invasion! How to Spot Fake News, Disinformation & Conspiracy Theories

The title draws in the reader’s eyes; how can “killer underwear” be part of a nonfiction title?  The book aims to help the young reader develop critical thinking skills needed Read more...

Posted by on May 25, 2023

Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You

If your household has been recently obsessed with “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” from Disney’s Encanto or has learned all the words to “Satisfied” from Hamilton before that, you have Read more...

Posted by on February 15, 2022

While We Were Dating

An easy read where the stakes are low, While We Were Dating is recommended for veteran romance readers and those discovering the genre for the first time.

Posted by on January 15, 2022


Elsie is a vampire. Jimmy is a werewolf. They meet and begin dating. And have a series of charming little encounters as they learn each other’s foibles. Fangs is a Read more...

Posted by on November 17, 2021

Curse Words

An evil wizard (named Wizord) is sent from an awful neighboring dimension to destroy our world. But once he gets here, he kinda likes the place so he decides to Read more...

Posted by on October 19, 2021


David Miller can eat a large pepperoni pizza in 4 minutes and 36 seconds. His parents are not impressed.

A Century of Reading: The 1980s

It was rad to be a kid in the 80s! Take a trip down memory lane with some books, movies, and music from the 1980s. Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Read more...

Posted by on July 12, 2021

A Century of Reading: The 1950s

Experience the classic science fiction and notable films of the 1950s, all with your library card!

Posted by on June 21, 2021

Picture Books Featuring the Alphabet

Whether you are looking for a fun new books to share together or want to enrich your reader's homeschool curriculum, choosing  a book that features a letter in the alphabet Read more...

Posted by on December 30, 2020

Your Favorite Band Cannot Save You

A completely unknown band releases a track on Bandcamp. Our hipster music blogger narrator hears it and is compelled to listen again and again, stopping only to finally take a Read more...

Posted by on February 18, 2020


Reluctant new parent Bruce returns with his gaggle of goslings in this board book, Peek-a-Bruce. Black Bear Bruce is looking for a place to spend a quiet moment away from Read more...

Posted by on January 9, 2020


A smiling little snowball stands at the top of a hill looking down upon a town. Thinking that a visit to town would be fun, he decides to take a Read more...

Posted by on December 19, 2019

How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals

Imagine crouching before a creature’s silk-lined burrow where a furry Tarantula (nicknamed Claribel) will emerge, to catch a glimpse of its pink tipped feet – this just part of the Read more...

Posted by on October 28, 2019

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