Book of the Week: Thunder Cake by Patricia Polacco

  “While gathering the ingredients for her grandmother’s “thunder cake,” a young girl begins to overcome her fear of storms.” Thunder Cake makes for a fantastic rainy day activity! This book is so interesting because it’s a true story written and illustrated by the author about her fear of storms growing up. It also includes read more…

Book of the Week: On Meadowview Street by Henry Cole

“Caroline lives on Meadowview Street. But where’s the meadow? Where’s the view? There’s nothing growing in her front yard except grass. Then she spots a flower and a butterfly and a bird and Caroline realizes that with her help, maybe Meadowview Street can have a meadow after all.” On Meadowview Street is a great book read more…

Book of the Week: The Flower Man by Mark Ludy

  “This beautiful, wordless story told visually from beginning to end features a small, meek man who transforms a small town through simple moral principles. The characters’ stories are woven together to create a tale that spans borders and nationalities and will refresh the human spirit with principles of compassion, honesty, integrity, and generosity. Children read more…

Book of the Week: Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin

  “Dragons love tacos. They love chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big tacos, and teeny tiny tacos. So if you want to lure a bunch of dragons to your party, you should definitely serve tacos. Buckets and buckets of tacos. Unfortunately, where there are tacos, there is also salsa. And if a dragon accidentally eats read more…

Book of the Week: Press Here by Herve Tullet

  “Press the yellow dot on the cover of this book, follow the instructions within, and embark upon a magical journey! Each page of this surprising book instructs the reader to press the dots, shake the pages, tilt the book, and who knows what will happen next! Children and adults alike will giggle with delight read more…