Elementary Books, Open Books, Uncategorized

Eight Animals Play Ball by Susan Middleton Elya

Eight Animals Play Ball by Susan Middleton Elya and Illustrated by Lee Chapman is an adorable book about a chaotic game of baseball, blending both Spanish and English words in a fun sing-songy way.  Because of the dual language, I would suggest reading it to your child, but I would start with shortening it for… Continue reading Eight Animals Play Ball by Susan Middleton Elya

Becky's Favorite Books, Kids, Open Books, PreK Books, Uncategorized

Cool Time Song by Carole Lexa Schaefer

Cool Time Song is written by Carole Lexa Schaefer and Illustrated by Pierr Morgan.  It was given to us by Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, and I am very thankful.  This is not a book I would have picked up off the shelf for myself, but it's magical and transports you to a different place. What… Continue reading Cool Time Song by Carole Lexa Schaefer

Elementary Books, Kids, Open Books, PreK Books, Uncategorized

New Baby by Stan & Jan Berenstain, The Berenstain Bears’ series

"New Baby" by Stan & Jan Berenstain, part of the Berenstain Bears' series, is a 32 page soft cover book intended for ages 4-7, Lexile is AD620, meaning it is intended to be read to a child.  For our family, I read it to the preschoolers and by second grade they could read it themselves. … Continue reading New Baby by Stan & Jan Berenstain, The Berenstain Bears’ series

Open Books, PreK Books, Uncategorized

Just Me and My Mom by Mercer Mayer, Little Critter series

The Little Critter series was one of my favorites as a child, so when my daughter brought home her first Scholastic book order from school, I added Just Me and My Mom by Mercer Mayor to the list just for me. I remember as an older elementary kid reading this series to my little pre-school… Continue reading Just Me and My Mom by Mercer Mayer, Little Critter series

Becky's Favorite Books, Elementary Books, Open Books, Uncategorized

Pinkalicious The Princess of Pink Slumber Party by Victoria Kann

The Princess of Pink Slumber Party is part of Victoria Kann's Pinkalicious series, a series of elementary books my daughter and I have loved reading.  It is an I Can Read Beginning Reading 1 book, probably about second grade independent reading. What I disliked: The Pinkalicious books are some of my favorites, no criticisms here. What… Continue reading Pinkalicious The Princess of Pink Slumber Party by Victoria Kann

Elementary Books, Open Books, PreK Books, Uncategorized

Cat’s Colors by Jane Cabrera

Cat's Colors by Jane Cabrera is a cute book intended for preschool or early reader audiences. What I disliked: It's not one I would have picked up myself just judging by the cover, but it was super satisfying to learn that I enjoyed its curiosity. What I liked: I loved the curiosity, and my youngens… Continue reading Cat’s Colors by Jane Cabrera