Saturday Snuggles (New Release): The Thing Lou Couldn’t Do by Ashley Spires
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Saturday Snuggles (New Release): The Thing Lou Couldn’t Do by Ashley Spires

(I received an e-ARC of The Thing Lou Couldn’t Do from the publisher and NetGalley for review consideration.) When you head to the library or bookstore this weekend with the kiddos, keep an eye out for The Thing Lou Couldn’t Do written and illustrated by Ashley Spires. It comes out today! I have two little Lou’s in my … Continue reading

Saturday Snuggles: When God Made You by Matthew Paul Turner
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Saturday Snuggles: When God Made You by Matthew Paul Turner

When you head to the library or bookstore this weekend with the kiddos, keep an eye out for When God Made You by Matthew Paul Turner and illustrated by David Catrow. When God Made You by Matthew Paul Turner is a recent release. In rhymes of a seussical nature, thought without the made-up words, Turner explores all … Continue reading

Saturday Snuggles: One Plastic Bag by Miranda Paul
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Saturday Snuggles: One Plastic Bag by Miranda Paul

When you head to the library or bookstore this weekend with the kiddos, keep an eye out for One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia by Miranda Paul and illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon.  When Isatou is a young girl in Gambia the basket she is carrying tips and breaks. To replace it … Continue reading

Saturday Snuggles: A Bike Like Sergio’s by Maribeth Boelts
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Saturday Snuggles: A Bike Like Sergio’s by Maribeth Boelts

When you head to the library or bookstore this weekend with the kiddos, keep an eye out for A Bike Like Sergio’s by Maribeth Boelts and illustrated by Noah Z. Jones. Ruben really, really wants a bike. Then he can ride with his friend Sergio. When Ruben recovers a dropped bill in line at Sonny’s Grocery he … Continue reading

Saturday Snuggles: Seven Spools of Thread by Angela Shelf Medearis
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Saturday Snuggles: Seven Spools of Thread by Angela Shelf Medearis

When you head to the library or bookstore this weekend with the kiddos, keep an eye out for Seven Spools of Thread by Angela Shelf Medearis and illustrated by Daniel Minter. This is the story of seven brothers who spend all their time arguing and fighting with one another. When their father dies he leaves them an … Continue reading

Saturday Snuggles: The Sound of Silence by Katrina Goldsaito
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Saturday Snuggles: The Sound of Silence by Katrina Goldsaito

When you head to the library or bookstore this weekend, keep an eye out for The Sound of Silence by Katrina Goldsaito and illustrated by Julia Kuo. In The Sound of Silence a young boy, Yoshio, embraces the sounds of a rainy day walk to school in Tokyo. Then he hears an unusual sound that stops him in … Continue reading

Saturday Snuggles: A Shelter in Our Car by Monica Gunning
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Saturday Snuggles: A Shelter in Our Car by Monica Gunning

When you head to the library or bookstore this weekend with the kiddos, keep an eye out for A Shelter in Our Car by Monica Gunning and illustrated by Elaine Pedlar. This picture book, appropriate for ages 6-9, will create conversations about poverty, fear, hope, gratitude, and many more on a subject rarely discussed beyond casual commentary. This … Continue reading