Book Review

Book Review: The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco

The Keeping Quilt is the heartwarming biography of four generations of the author’s own immigrant Jewish family and the unique quilt that wraps all of the generations together. “’We will make a quilt to help us always remember home,” Anna’s mother said. ‘It will be like having the family in backhome Russia dance around us [...]

Book Review: Kate the Great and the Middle C Music Shop

This is the first book in the Kate the Great picture book series written by Wayne Bartholomew and Jaime Garcia.  If the rest of the books in the series are as interesting as this one, these are definitely some books to consider adding to your home library as more books in the series are released. [...]

Book Review: Sometimes I Like to Curl Up in a Ball

Written by Vicki Churchill and illustrated by Charles Fugue, the book Sometimes I Like to Curl Up in a Ball is one of those golden oldies, the kind of well-worn, much-loved book that stays on the shelf or in the basket of books for a long, long time. With an adorable wombat as its main [...]

Book Review: Your Hand in My Hand by Mark Sperring and Britta Teckentrup

Your Hand in My Hand is a sweet story of togetherness through the seasons that celebrates the simple moments and experiences that bond a child and their special grown-up even more closely – those times when life can truly be enjoyed at its fullest. “The world’s full of wonders. There’s so much to see. I’ll [...]

Book Review: Giraffes Can’t Dance

In this touching and triumphant rhyme of a story, we meet Gerald, a giraffe who sadly believes what the other animals have always told him - that giraffes can’t dance.  His legs are too long, his neck is too skinny, and his knees are too crooked. “Hey, look at clumsy Gerald,” the animals all sneered. [...]