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Inspiring my children with the love of reading and life long learning one book at a time.
I'm so excited to share with you an offer from Early Moments. What better way to start or add on to your book collection than with Free Books? I loved Dr. Seuss when I was a child and I am grateful to be able to share them with my children now. We are currently reading "Go, Dog Go!" and have enjoyed "Are you my Mother?", and the classic "Green Eggs and Ham". You can probably list off a few titles yourself.
Remember, there is no commitment to buy more books from this offer. You may cancel at anytime. It's a win-win.
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If you are already a book club member, I know your little bookworms thank you. Please feel free to pass this on. I know, I for one, have seen this offer many times and put it off and put it off, then when I came time to wanting to sign up, I couldn't find where to actually sign up. Funny how those things work.
Here's to helping you inspire your little bookworms one book at a time.
Twinkle, Twinkle: An Animal Lover's Mother Goose painted and photographed by Bobbi Fabian (Ages 4-8)
Here's another Mother Goose book; however, she's never looked so wobbly and interesting. It was interesting and fun read. The little ones giggled how Goosey, Goosey, Gander swirled around on the page.
You'll find some of your favorites...
Mary Had a Little LambWhich they all loved.
Old Mother Hubbard
The Cat and the Fiddle
Treasure by Suzanne Bloom (Ages
This book is an absolute treasure! I received many giggles and laughs all the way through.
Two very unlikely friends - a goose and a polar bear hunt for treasure, only in the end to have found the perfect treasure - each other.
I caution you though. If your children have not started the, "Are we there yet?" groan from car rides. They will. However, here's a fun response that will be sure to toss those boredom blues out the window when you say... "Let's look!"
I'm looking forward to getting her other book, A Splendid Friend, Indeed. I'm sure this one will be a treasure too!
Tractors (By Air, Sea, and Land) by Paul Strickland (Ages4-8)
"Tractors" is a colorful illustration of different types of farm tractors, then and now. Children who love different kinds of vehicles will also enjoy this short book. It's not a story, almost a what's what or how to book.
This is what tractors looked like fifty years ago. They were smaller and less powerful. These tractors did not have cabs or protective coverings.
This old tractor has a wagon that can carry lots of different things, like sheep or other animals.At the end it give you an opportunity to ask your little readers what they learned. The questions are already there for you. For those not familiar with farm equipment, tractors specifically, this is a fun way to get to know them.
It's that time again when 5 Minutes for Books hosts the monthly carnival - Whats on Your Nightstand? Click on over and see what everyone else is reading, or better yet, link up yourself and share with the rest of us what you are reading. No blog is necessary. You can always join in by leaving comments on what you are reading.
I've been reading a lot of books with the kids for the 2009 Support Your Local Library Challenge hosted by J. Kaye's Book Blog, so I have not had much time for reading of my own. Because of that, I've tried to scale down the number of books that I am reading. I truly love our library system!
So, among the children's books they love me to read, I am also juggling time for a few of my own.
All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum
I was at my annual sales conference in July and one of our speakers referenced this book. Just from her highlights, I wanted to read more.
Share everything.These are just a few. There are more, simple, easy, common courtesy things that could make the world a better place. Even though I am at a business sales conference, the same principles hold true and I'm so glad it was part of the speakers agenda.
Don't hit people.
Put things back where you found them.
Clean up your own mess.
And I'll add my own. Always leave things better than which you found them.
The book is filled with short stories of valuable life lessons. If you haven't read it and are curious, get it, you'll love it.
Becoming a Person of Influence by John C. Maxwell and Jim Dornan
I picked up this gem at the library, while browsing titles in the self hep section. I picked it up mainly because I recognized the author (John C. Maxwell) and more importantly of the subtitle How to Positively Impact the Lives of Others.
Everyone has influence. Think about it. If you connect with anyone, you influence them in one way or another. I've always wanted to positively impact those that I come in contact with, but most times (I've learned) that good intentions don't always mean the message is perceived that way. I've learned a lot about myself and other people in the few short chapters I've covered. I look forward to reading and learning more.
The Hole in Our Gospel by Richard Stearns
note: I selected this book from Thomas Nelson to review as part of their Book Review Bloggers program. It is a free book to me in exchange for my honest review - positive or negative. You can join also, just click the button on my side bar.
I've just started reading this one and all I can say is this. If someone had talked to me about the Gospel when I was younger the way that Richard Stearns is through this book, I'd be a different person today.
Take a peek for yourself and be sure to visit often to read my final review.
Thank you for stopping by and "reading" along. Have a Terrific Tuesday!
Do you keep all your unread books together, like books in a waiting room? Or are they scattered throughout your shelves, mingling like party-goers waiting for the host to come along?*sigh*
Visiting the Art Museum by Laurene Brown and Marc Brown is a wonderful book to get you and your children ready to visit an art museum.
It's illustrations and photos of real life art make it a fantastic starting point. Journey from Australia to Samoa to America to the Ivory Cost to Mexico. See sculptures and paintings and learn something yourself along the way.
A nude Frisbee player? Really? Pharaohs all wore false beards. Interesting.
Follow a young family of five as three children and their parents navigate through the ups and downs of visiting a museum.
Can you imagine?
Comforting your six or seven year old afraid of a ceremonial costume while your tween is making comments about that nude Frisbee player. Oh, and don't forget the toddler sneaking out of their stroller while you gaze at a portrait too long.
Although I don't remember it very often and it is something I need to work on, but I love it when I realize how lucky I can get sometimes.
Please work with your children on the following sight words. This will help them have a head start in kindergarten. Thank you so much for your cooperation!These same words are all throughout this short and sweet board book. Go and See. It's perfect! I hope to find more of these gems.