Storytime: Bedtime

Books “Llama Llama Red Pajama” by Anna Dewdney “The Napping House” by Audrey Wood “Cornelius P. Mud, Are You Ready for Bed?” by Barney Saltzberg Here is a Baby Here is a baby, ready for a nap (hold up pointer finger) Lay her down in her mother’s lap (place finger in palm of other hand)… Read More Storytime: Bedtime

Book Review, Young Adult

Book Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

“Turtles All the Way Down” by John Green Description: Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell… Read More Book Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green


Storytime: Horses

Books “Are You a Horse?” by Andy Rash “Noni the Pony” by Alison Lester “Clip-Clop” by Nicola Smee I’m a Little Cowboy (Tune: I’m a Little Teapot) I’m a little cowboy, here is my hat (tap head) Here are my spurs (tap feet) And here at my chaps (pat legs) When I get up, I… Read More Storytime: Horses


Storytime: Sports

Books “Get Up and Go!” by Nancy Carlson “Goodnight Football” by Michael Dahl “Clothesline Clues to Sports People Play” by Kathryn Helen and Deborah Hembrook Baseball Player (Tune: Frere Jacques) Baseball player, baseball player Swing the bat, hit the ball (pretend to swing a bat) Run around the bases, run around the bases (run in… Read More Storytime: Sports


Storytime: Thanksgiving

Books “The Night Before Thanksgiving” by Natasha Wing “Feast for 10” by Cathryn Falwell “Thank You, Thanksgiving” by David Milgrim Some Families Some families are large (arms out wide) Some families are small (put hands together) But I love my family best of all! (hug self or child) Source: Preschool Education We Eat Turkey (Tune:… Read More Storytime: Thanksgiving


Storytime: Fall

Books “Mouse’s First Fall” by Lauren Thompson “Fall Leaves Fall!” by Zoe Hall “The Busy Little Squirrel” by Nancy Tafuri Mother Nature, Did You Sneeze (Tune: Twinkle, Twinkle) Falling, falling, falling leaves (wiggle hands down) Mother nature did you sneeze? Aaaachoo Red ones, yellow ones, orange and brown (hold up fingers) Big ones, littles ones,… Read More Storytime: Fall

Book Review

Book Review: If There’s No Tomorrow by Jennifer L. Armentrout

“If There’s No Tomorrow” by Jennifer L. Armentrout Description: “Lena Wise is always looking forward to tomorrow, especially at the start of her senior year. She’s ready to pack in as much friend time as possible, to finish college applications and to maybe let her childhood best friend Sebastian know how she really feels about him.… Read More Book Review: If There’s No Tomorrow by Jennifer L. Armentrout


Storytime: Halloween

Books “Where’s My Mummy?” by Carolyn Crimi “Trick or Treat Countdown” by Patricia Hubbard Five Little Pumpkins Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate (hold up 5 fingers) The first one said, “Oh my, it’s getting late.” (put hands on cheeks) The second one said, “There are witches in the air.” (shade eyes and look)… Read More Storytime: Halloween