Category Archives: The Weekly Read

The Weekly Read: My Father’s Dragon

We’re already on our third reading of Three Tales of My Father’s Dragon and it’s one of the best early chapter books we’ve come across. There are three books in the series: My Father’s Dragon,  Elmer and the Dragon, and The Dragons of Blueland, but I advise you to save yourself the trouble of three […]

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The Weekly Read

This week I’m not endorsing a children’s book, but this has led to some wonderful memories with my girls, and I’ve been obsessed with the thing for months . . . so I’m bringing it up anyway – Radioactive:  Marie & Pieree Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout. I’m fascinated by Marie Curie and […]

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Weekly Read: Old Books

I’m not recommending any one specific title today, just sharing my general love of old books.  We’re constantly discovering stories this way, and I love introducing the girls to history through older books too.  Besides that – the illustrations are amazing.  I might collect children’s books even if I had no children.  Knowing that other […]

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Read of the week:

The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear This book has strawberries, danger, and disguise – my two year old can’t get enough.  I think the thing that I love most about this book is knowing that it was Ashley’s all time favorite when she was a little girl.  Ashley’s mom […]

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Weekly Read . . .

This week I’m recommending How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World, by Marjorie Priceman.  The heroine wants to make an apple pie and journeys around the world to collect ingredients when she finds the market closed.  The illustrations are charming, and it’s been such fun to discuss different countries and the origins […]

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