Category Archives: garden

It Will be Okay, “A Fearful Fox & A Snug Seed, A Rare Friendship Indeed!”

This week’s Kidsbook Friends theme is “Feelings”. As a mom of three kids, I’m learning the power of stories to help kids discover their emotions and the power of a loving adult to help them understand and channel their feelings … Continue reading

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The Lonely Scarecrow, “Cold Snow Warms Hearts”

The Lonely Scarecrow The Lonely Scarecrow has kept us company for three years as we discovered this book when my older son was in Kindergarten. We read it over and over again, intrigued by seeing the world from a scarecrow’s … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Soup, “Stir the Pot”

Pumpkin Soup Whether our kids are working on Engaged Learning Units (ELUs), cooperative learning, or finding their place in our family units, they are constantly being asked to work together with others. Finding books that help them see what teamwork, friendship, and unity … Continue reading

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Creepy Carrots, “Consider the Carrots’ Point of View!”

When you get a super-creative writer to tell a story and a super-talented artist to draw the pictures, you get a book like Creepy Carrots. Two of my favorites come together, making this unique tale creepy-cool! A perfect treat for Halloween!  Introducing … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cat, “Growing Pumpkins While Growing Friendship”

Pumpkin Cat This summer, to our delight, we found a treasure in our backyard. The treasure did not come in a golden box or buried bag. No, it came in the form of a small, green sprout. Our son discovered the … Continue reading

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