Tag Archive: Henry Holt & Company

50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing Celebrated through Books

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July 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and many new books have been published for children on the subject. My son and I have been previewing the advanced reading copies and came up with a list of our favorites.

Darkness

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Darkness has different meanings to different people, especially children. Many can relate to being afraid of the dark, and there are many children’s books out there to help kids work through that. But… Continue reading

Review: Book Scavenger

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Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman. 9781627791151. June 2015. Gr. 5-8. Sometimes you know that a book is going to be good even before you have reached the title page. What drew me… Continue reading

“Dangerous” Nonfiction

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We all want our kids to be safe.  We teach them to avoid dangerous situations that could be harmful to their health and well-being.  Books are a great way to experience things vicariously,… Continue reading

Busy As A Bee (and other animal idioms)

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Have you ever noticed how many sayings we have that center around animals, but we apply to ourselves?  Someone may be barking up the wrong tree, or they could be the black sheep… Continue reading