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Aug

Reading Together

The latest and the greatest books we’ve been reading together the past few weeks! Please feel free to share what you’ve been reading— we’re always looking for recommendations! Elephant and Piggie Books by Mo Willems Now, I’ve read Elephant and Piggie for storytime before, but they have finally found their way into our home. L […]

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12

Jul

Reading Together

Been very, very busy reading a lot of great new, and a few not so new, books over the summer. This one’s a long one! Here’s what we’ve been reading together… Where’s Walrus by Stephen Savage This wordless book is such a treat. Walrus escapes from the city zoo and goes off on an adventure […]

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May

Reading Together

We’ve had a great time reading together over the past few weeks. Here’s our list of current favorites! Chloe by Peter McCarty Hands down favorite over the past week. We can’t get enough of Chloe. We also love making bubble wrap popping sound effects. Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin, […]

10

May

Reading Together

A lot of new picture books seemed to made their way into our regular reading rotation this month, especially the first four listed… Between Winnie the Pooh and the books below, here’s what we’ve been reading together: Boy + Bot by Ame Dyckman, illustrated by Dan Yaccarino (In robot speech) You Much Check Out This […]

10

Apr

National Library Week

Since this week is National Library Week, I decided to put together an extended list of my favorite read aloud books about the library and reading. A few weeks back, I read these picture books for Library Day Storytime and recommend you check out those selections as well. All are a great way to share […]

5

Apr

Reading Together

Been awhile since I’ve posted about what L and I are reading lately.. Here are our most frequently read books over the past few weeks: Winnie the Pooh’s 1, 2, 3 by Ernest H. Shepard The more recent character obsession, Winnie the Pooh. We love reading the older picture books illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. […]

22

Feb

Reading Together: Board Books

There have been a few… how should I say… incidences recently between L and her books. The last was of major destruction. With a library book. That we now own. To fend off future sabotage, if she wants to look at books it has to be under heavy surveillance. Or… It has to be a […]

25

Jan

Reading Together

Today’s Reading Together is a long one! There were too many good ones I didn’t want to leave any in the dark. And before I start the list… thought I’d share this article from the Washington Post on how to choose books for kids and teens. What resources do you use to pick out books […]

5

Jan

Reading Together: Mock Caldecott Awards

This edition of “Reading Together” is going to be a little different. I’m not just going to go over a few of our favorite books lately. For this post, the picture books below are a few of our favorites from this year’s Kansas City Mock Caldecott & King Awards list. Next Tuesday, I will be […]

14

Dec

Reading Together

For this past Sunday’s Winter Storytime, I had a reeeeaallly hard time selecting books. There were just too many good one’s about winter and/or snow to choose from. So good that we’ve continued reading a handful of them of them at our house. Here are the honorable mentions that didn’t quite make the storytime cut: […]