Storytime lists

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Presidents Day books

  Happy President’s Day! This is a holiday that commemorates Washington’s and Lincoln’s birthdays, but it’s also a great time to reflect on the vigor of the US Constitution and...

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People You’ve Probably Never Heard of Who Changed the World #nf10for10

Famous people change the world. But often people who are forgotten by history also have a hand in changing the world. Here’s a list of ten books about people you’ve...

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Bugs: What’s Not to Love?

Bugs. What’s not to love? Plenty for most of us. Icky, creepy, crawly critters send most of us running. But even ugly pest animals deserve their own books, don’t they?...

Sweet Sixteen

Are you ready for the Sweet Sixteen? Chips? Check. Cold drinks? Check. Stack of nonfiction picture books? Here are three great basketball books that every basketball fan–and every picture book...

Mock Siberts, Part 1

KidLitFrenzy is running a mock Sibert competition, asking people to nominate their favorite contenders for this years ALA award for the most distinguished informational books for children. Right up my alley!...

Illustration of horseshoe crabs coming onto a beach to spawn.

High Tide for Horseshoe Crabs

This book (by my critique partner, Lisa Kahn Schnell) came in the mail today and our whole family sat down together to read it aloud. It’s packed with fascinating information...

St. Patrick’s Day Storytime Titles

        Some ┬ánonfiction and historical fiction titles to add to your St. Patrick’s Day storytime! For younger listeners: For older listeners:         Patrick: Patron...