Grumpy Monkey Freshly Squeezed


By Freshly Squeezed My quick notes: Suzanne and Max Lang - I can be a grumpy monkey, so I especially enjoy these books. Jim Panzee tries to take a peaceful walk in the woods, but he can’t seem to escape his friends. This is a fun, comic book style book that anyone searching for [...]

Alvin Ho – Allergic to Camping, Hiking, and Other Natural Disasters


By Lenore Look My quick notes: These are cool books. Alvin Ho represents your typical kid trying to figure out life. He and his family take a trip into the outdoors, and he’s forced to come to grips with some of his (many) fears. View on Amazon Podcasts [...]

The Story of Amelia Earhart


By Stacia Deutsch My quick notes: This line of young readers books is so good. In this book, you’ll learn about Amelia’s life - early years, records broken and place in history. She paved her own path and is an inspiration. View on Amazon Podcasts Listen to [...]

The Story of Simone Biles


By Rachelle Burke My quick notes: I am fascinated by greatness and people who dedicate themselves to a pursuit. Simone Biles is one of those people. She is the greatest gymnast of all-time, and this book walks you through her life. She is a great role model for young people to follow. View on [...]

The Story of Jane Goodall


By Susan Katz My quick notes: Part of an awesome series, this book tells the story of Jane Goodall, a woman who followed her passion to Africa and has made a life out of studying chimpanzees and leading conservation efforts since 1960. View on Amazon Podcasts Listen [...]

Steve the Dung Beetle: On a Roll


By Susan Stoltz My quick notes: One of my favorite book subjects I’ve come across. A funny premise with a really educational plot. All kinds of facts and interests you’d never imagine (unless you’re a dung beetle specialist!). Give it a whiff...I mean read. View on Amazon Podcasts [...]

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons


By Eric Litman My quick notes: “I guess it simply goes to show that stuff will come and stuff will go.” This is a fun and flowing short read that teaches kids the reality of life that things come and go. View on Amazon Podcasts Listen to [...]

The Pout Pout Fish


By Deborah Diesen My quick notes: Of all the picture books I’ve come across, this one sits very high up when it comes to most recommended. People love it. It’s a fun read that follows our “glum gloomy” friend through an underwater sea of characters as he learns that his destiny is different from [...]


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