During my eleven years in the classroom, I encountered all sorts of readers. One of the common themes I noticed with those who loved books was many of them were reading a book series: Wings of Fire, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Magic Tree House for example. They were caught up in telling me about their favorite characters from a… Read More
Fairy Tales are magical. That’s what we love about a story; something that draws us in and allows us to escape reality. When we’re little, these stories excite our creative minds and we retell them in our make-believe play. Offer your kids a fairy tale, and they are likely to find joy in reading. Fairy tales are children’s stories that… Read More
It’s finally time for the school year to begin! Our backpacks are filled with fresh supplies and hopefully that includes a good book. Are you looking for the right story to put in the hands of your 6th, 7th or 8th grader? Look no further than this specially curated list of books for back to school. *We use affiliate links… Read More
There’s a new year ahead and that always brings a thrill of excitement. I love the smell of freshly sharpened pencils, the bright colors in a new pack of crayons, and the unlimited possibilities for decorating a brand new binder! With this newness, we love to get some good books into the hands of our children. We have created a… Read More
A list of back to school books for Kindergarten – 2nd grade that take place in schools, many of them specifically about the first day.
We want to help by offering supplemental materials for online and at home learning with Usborne Books & More! With this pandemic still underway, many parents are facing the hard decision of whether or not they should send their child back to a brick and mortar school. Whatever you choose, heading to a physical building or learning from home, we… Read More