Monthly Book Nooks

Your "landing spot" for ALL Monthly Book Nook posts, to date!   Book Nook themes, ideas, and LINKS by month: January 2018 | 2019 ( themes: new beginnings, kindness, acceptance) February (themes: Valentines, President's Day, Black History Month) March (themes: St. Patricks' Day, rainbows, luck, spring) April-May (themes: spring, Easter, new life, gardening, nature) Graduation [...]

February Book Picks

February Book Picks

Ok, fellow book hoarders...here it is: February Book Picks! I tried to keep the list short, but I mean, come on-- books about love are the best kind, aren't they? Here are a few of my very favs for the month, covering Valentine's Day and one or two for President's Day and Groundhog Day as [...]

January Books 2019

January Books 2019

Holy Moly- I just typed 20-19 as a date for the very first time. Our last year in the teens...how crazy is that to think about?! So for my January Book Nook picks I'm going to defer to last year's post: New Year, New Books: 2018 because they are still some of my favorites that [...]

Thanksgiving/Fall Books 2018

Thanksgiving/Fall Books 2018

  Ok, guys. I have a little secret: Thanksgiving books miiiiiight be my FAVORITE holiday genre (ok, ok...right after Christmas).  I just looove all the rich illustrations and the sweet messages of family, story-telling, tradition, and gratitude. These are the kind of books that make you want to curl up next to the fireplace with [...]

Halloween Books 2018

Halloween Books 2018

*NEW Picks for Halloween 2018!!* Well, friends- October ramps up my most favorite time of year when it comes to children's books...Holiday Picture Books! I'm so excited to continue my fun "Monthly Book Picks" tradition again this year by adding a few new finds each month. Call me a sucker, but I found more than [...]

Back-To-School Books

Back-To-School Books

It's that time again! Some might even say it outranks December as: "The Most WONDERFUL Time of the Year!" Yep...it's Back to School! I've rounded up a few of my favorite "school-themed" books to read to your little ones as their big day approaches! (As always, the cute pom garlands in the book nook are [...]

Summer Books

Can you believe it's time for a Summer Book post?! I feel like it was just yesterday I was posting my very first one of these...way back in October! I'll be back again with a big old "Back-to-School" round up in August for you! {And If you want to get ahead of the game and [...]

Graduation Books

Here's a fun little tradition that I found on pinterest years ago and started implementing with my kiddos! The general idea: Chose a book for each child Ask child's teacher to sign it at the end of each school year Present book to your child at a crucial point in their educational career (8th grade/high [...]