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The Book Nook

Image Credit: © Tim Roth| youth lagoon + open road | text added | CC by 2.0 ‘Tis the season of the roadtrip! […]

I have a confession to make. Since discovering the absolute genius that is audiobooks (see here for a primer on […]

Next month, I’ll be having my third child and my third girl. Which means that parenting little girls is always […]

Got a little reader on your gift list this year? Our resident children’s librarian, Janssen, here today with one of our […]

Since we’ve already done a round-up of her favorite Thanksgiving books, I thought a collection of books centering on strong […]

I know by now you are likely pretty sick of all things Ana, Elsa and Olaf. But here’s a parenting […]

We’ve got yet another resource for you to use with our free B.O.R.E.D. printable today. Our children’s librarian, Janssen, has rounded up […]

Scavenger hunts and reading make the perfect pair. Discovering new stories, interesting characters, or a great series builds your child’s love for […]

The last time our in-house librarian, Janssen, put together a recreational reading list it was a huge hit so I […]

Around here summer is the season for lots and lot of hands on play. This is partly to keep mom (that’s me) from […]

Image Credit: © Julie Falk | 04.23.05 | CC by 2.0 (text added) When we published our free B.O.R.E.D. printable last week I told you we’d […]

How will anything ever be as good again? What book could possibly follow-up? For millions of kids, the Diary of a […]

I love Easter. One of the reasons I love it so much is that it heralds the arrival of spring. […]

It’s time for St. Patricks Day books! Any time I flip over the calendar to see a new month, I […]

I’m over at eHow’s Mom Channel this week talking about my top 10 books for every expectant parent.  The list […]