Alan Salisbury’s Children’s Book To Benefit Cancer Center At MassGeneral Hospital for Children

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Alan Salisbury’s debut children’s book The Legend of Ranger: The Reindeer Who Couldn’t Fly is a heartwarming story about a reindeer who learns what it means to believe in himself. Ranger, Rudolph’s younger brother, is faced with a problem–he can’t fly. The story follows Ranger’s struggles and challenges, which he […]

Review Of The Adventures Of Maddie By Monyetta Shaw

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The tell of a great book is when my son wants to read it more than twice a day! The Adventures of Maddie by Monyetta Shaw is a wonderfully cheerful look at life through the eyes of a young girl named Maddie. Meeting Maddie has definitely been an adventure my […]

Review Of Patty’s Secret A Tale Of A Girl With Food Allergies By Leneille Moon

Patty's Secret By Leneille Moon

Patty’s Secret By Leneille Moon

This is a special book, not only because it is written by one of our own Miss A writers, Leneille Moon, but because it is an informative book. Patty’s Secret: A Tale of A Girl With Food Allergies is a book that takes a creative approach on spreading […]

The Red Apple Reading Program Helps Children Learn to Read

Red Apple Reading

The Red Apple Reading program is here to help teach children how to read! It is a useful tool in assisting children ages 4-10 who are reading below a 3rd grade reading level. […]

Teaching Your Child To Be A Good Storyteller

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Making story time a regular thing in your daily/weekly schedule helps encourage positive reading and storytelling skills in your children. Encouraging your kids to be a good storyteller can be easy with a few steps. […]

Books With A Travel Theme For Kids To Read On Summer Vacation Trips

Road trip

Summer is here and family vacations are in full swimg. Whether it is just a day trip to the beach, a road trip, or a flight to a far off land children are always in need of entertainment. Summer is the perfect time to go to the bookstore or library and have your children […]

Review Of Brave Irene By William Steig

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When it comes to our kids, we want to ensure that we provide the best possible learning experience, especially at home. After all, knowledge is power! One of the best ways to equip your kids and help them develop their learning skills is by encouraging them to read. Of course, your little ones might […]

April Is National Poetry Month: Introduce Your Family To Poetry

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Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.

~Percy Bysshe Shelley

As a creative writer and lover of literature, I always turn to the written word for inspiration, comfort and to get my fill of art. Sometimes I will […]

Teaching Your Kids To Love Your Local Library

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There is so much to love about the library. From the activities to the librarians to being surrounded by thousands of wonderful books, it is a place for you and your kids to cherish, where you can relax, learn, and enjoy.

With the advent of the internet and iPhones where pretty much any information […]

New Children’s Books Awarded In This Year’s Top Prizes

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When I look at my sons’ bookshelf, packed full of books, I sometimes wonder how some of the stuff ever gets published. While the majority of what’s published in children’s literature is fantastic, I feel there are some that slip through the cracks. For example, one my five year old twins’ favorites is an […]

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