Angus is Here

Did your child recently lose a beloved dog? Angus is here might be the book you didn’t know you needed. Angus is Here Summary: A young child navigates grief after losing a beloved family pet and learns what it means for a loved one’s presence to remain even after they are gone. Angus may be… Read More »

Walking Together

In an effort to read more Canadian Indigenous literature I was sent Walking Together by Elder Albert D. Marshall and Louise Zimanyi by Annick Press to review. It’s a picture book about Turtle Island with beautiful illustrations by Emily Kewageshig. Disclosure: I received this book for review. This post contains paid links. Summary: This innovative… Read More »

Just Beyond the Very, Very Far North

This is the sequel to The Very, Very Far North, both by Dan Bar-El. If you’re looking for a juvenile fiction book for read aloud or for your child (or you) that takes places in the North with animals, this is the perfect series. Just Beyond the Very, Very Far North Ages 8-12Juvenile Fiction Disclosure:… Read More »

The Firefly Summer

Looking for a fun read aloud? Try The Firefly Summer by Morgan Matson for ages 8-12. Simon and Schuster (2023)Juvenile Fiction Disclosure: I received a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains paid affiliate links. Summary: For as long as Ryanna Stuart can remember, her summers have been spent… Read More »

Danny Dollar Millionaire Extraordinaire

Danny Dollar Millionaire Extraordinaire: Book 1 The Lemonade Escapade by Ty Allan Jackson is designed as a simple reader for ages 7-10 about being an entrepreneur and making money. *I received this book for review It’s from the same author of Make Your Own Money, a nonfiction book about entrepreneurship for kids. The Danny Dollar… Read More »

Draw Canada (and Greenland)

Learning about Canada? Ever tried to draw Canada (and Greenland) but couldn’t get the shape right? This book by ARTK12 will guide you step by step. Keep reading to find out more. Disclosure: I received this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Draw Canada and Greenland is part of… Read More »

Literature Designed as Fun

Have you ever tried to read Shakespeare or other books from the 1800s? They are hard to read but are great literature too. Perhaps you took Shakespeare in highschool or college but couldn’t understand what you were reading. Or perhaps you are an adult and have always wanted to read early classics but were intimidated.… Read More »

Vet Academy

Do you have an aspiring vet to be? If your child is age 7+ this book will be perfect for him or her. It’s not just a book, it’s an activity book with punch out games, models and stickers. Vet Academy is part of a series of books about jobs. Other books in the series… Read More »

My Year of Writing

Are you looking for a way to encourage your child to write more? Or perhaps they love writing and want to keep their writing for a long time? My Year of Writing contains 365 creative writing activities so you can “be creative everyday.” The book starts with an introduction and before you get started section… Read More »

Spelling Through Phonics

Do you want to know more about how spelling is learned and what phonics has to do with it? Perhaps you are a teacher or homeschooling parent who is looking for help teaching your students to spell. Spelling Through Phonics by The McCrackens (40th Anniversary Edition) is a simple and straightforward guide. Disclosure: I received… Read More »