Books and School Fundraising Holiday Gift Guides @scholastic @mackidsbooks @01firstsecond @knopfbfyr #bookworm #books #kidsbooks #childrensbooks #mglit #giftguides

Hi Everyone! If your kids are in school, you may have seen these holiday gift guides of books they are bringing home to sell. It’s one way for the school to do fundraising. My son brought home 3 different magazines. As I browse through, I get excited to see the books listed on there versus … Continue reading Books and School Fundraising Holiday Gift Guides @scholastic @mackidsbooks @01firstsecond @knopfbfyr #bookworm #books #kidsbooks #childrensbooks #mglit #giftguides

The Truth About Parrots #BookReview #picturebook #kidlit #childrensbook #kidsbook @mackidsbooks #thetruthaboutparrots @maxwelleatoniii #bookworm #nonfiction

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The eighth and final book in Maxwell Eaton III’s popular series is a hilarious, kid-centered guide to the many color species, odd behaviors, and special talents (like talking!) of parrots. Did you know there are about 360 different species of parrots? Did you know parrots can see ultra-violet light? Did you … Continue reading The Truth About Parrots #BookReview #picturebook #kidlit #childrensbook #kidsbook @mackidsbooks #thetruthaboutparrots @maxwelleatoniii #bookworm #nonfiction

Niki Nakayama: A Chef’s Tale in 13 Bites #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidlit #bookworm @mackidsbooks @debbimichiko @studioyukojones @jamie_michalak

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Niki Nakayama: A Chef's Tale in 13 Bites is a picture book biography that tells the story of the powerhouse female Japanese-American chef and her rise to fame As a child and adult, Niki faced many naysayers in her pursuit of haute cuisine. Using the structure of a traditional kaiseki meal, … Continue reading Niki Nakayama: A Chef’s Tale in 13 Bites #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidlit #bookworm @mackidsbooks @debbimichiko @studioyukojones @jamie_michalak

Cookbooks and Baking #cookbook #baking #cooking #book #bookworm @voraciousbooks @scholastic #bakingbook

Hi Everyone! Holidays are around the corner and I’m starting to get excited for cooking and baking! I have recently checked out The Official Harry Potter Baking Book: 40 recipes inspired by the films from the library to start autumn. From the book, I found Wizzarding Hats to be the easiest recipe to try and … Continue reading Cookbooks and Baking #cookbook #baking #cooking #book #bookworm @voraciousbooks @scholastic #bakingbook

Friends Forever #BookReview #friendsforever @mackidsbooks @haleshannon @01firstsecond #mglit #graphicnovel #memoir #bookworm

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Following up their mega-bestselling Real Friends and Best Friends graphic memoirs, Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham are back with Friends Forever, a story about learning to love yourself exactly as you are. Shannon is in eighth grade, and life is more complicated than ever. Everything keeps changing, her classmates are starting … Continue reading Friends Forever #BookReview #friendsforever @mackidsbooks @haleshannon @01firstsecond #mglit #graphicnovel #memoir #bookworm

What the Animals Saw #BookReview @harper360 #whattheanimalssaw #picturebook #childrensbook #nonfiction #bookworm #louisegreig

Synopsis from HarperCollins: ILLUSTRATED BY WATERSTONES PRIZEWINNER, NICOLA O'BYRNEWhat if you could see through the eyes of an animal? Dive, splash, soar and prowl through the book as you see the world through the eyes of some of the world’s most amazing animals. Take in the view as you soar like an eagle, gaze through … Continue reading What the Animals Saw #BookReview @harper360 #whattheanimalssaw #picturebook #childrensbook #nonfiction #bookworm #louisegreig

River Stories #BookReview #riverstories #picturebook #childrensbook @harper360 @timothyknapman #bookworm @ashlinglindsay

Synopsis from HarperCollins: Sail along five mighty rivers around the world and open up the giant fold-out pages to reveal incredible stories from history, mythology and modern times. This gorgeous gift book will take you on a world adventure via the world's greatest rivers. The Yangtze tells of dragons and dolphins, while the Rhine whispers … Continue reading River Stories #BookReview #riverstories #picturebook #childrensbook @harper360 @timothyknapman #bookworm @ashlinglindsay

Little Free Library Tour #littlefreelibrary #unhaul #donatedbooks #bookworm

Hi Everyone! I’m so intrigued by these little free libraries, don’t you? I learned of its existence through other bookworms on Instagram. My first encounter of it in person was during a trip to Memphis, TN few years ago. This little free library was located at a park. Then last year, I happened to drive … Continue reading Little Free Library Tour #littlefreelibrary #unhaul #donatedbooks #bookworm

Deep in the Sea #BookReview #deepinthesea #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @simonkids

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: Compare sea creatures to land animals with similar names in this interactive play-on-words pop-up book with spectacular illustrations. Lions roar…sea lions snore. Are catfish, dogfish, and elephant seals the same as a cat, a dog, or an elephant? Pop-ups reveal their differences in this delightful introduction to amazing creatures of … Continue reading Deep in the Sea #BookReview #deepinthesea #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @simonkids

The Truth About Dolphins #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #nonfiction #bookworm @mackidsbooks @maxwelleatoniii #thetruthaboutdolphins

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Did you know that dolphins find their dinners by using sound to track down the location of their prey? Did you know that baby dolphins are born tail-first? Did you know that each dolphin has a unique whistle (like human fingerprints) that makes them recognizable to other dolphins? Discover these facts … Continue reading The Truth About Dolphins #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #nonfiction #bookworm @mackidsbooks @maxwelleatoniii #thetruthaboutdolphins

Dr Fauci #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @simonkids @katemessner @alexandrabye

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: The definitive picture book biography of Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and one of the most crucial figures in the COVID-19 pandemic. Before he was Dr. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Anthony Fauci was a … Continue reading Dr Fauci #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @simonkids @katemessner @alexandrabye

Dear Librarian #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @mackidsbooks @librarylydia

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: When Lydia was five years old, she and her family had to leave their home. They hopped from Grandma's house to Aunt Linda's house to Cousin Alice's house, but no place was permanent. Then one day, everything changed. Lydia's mom took her to a new place — not a house, but … Continue reading Dear Librarian #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @mackidsbooks @librarylydia

How to Deal: With Fear, Failure, and Other Daily Dreads #BookReview #bookworm #howtodeal @voraciousbooks #selfhelp #selfhelpbooks #nonfiction

Synopsis from Hachette Book Group: This "fight or flight" manual for life (the fake one you live on the internet and the one you actually live) will help you power through your worst days so you can enjoy the good ones. “I’m not here asking you to fix yourself. There’s nothing wrong with you, okay? … Continue reading How to Deal: With Fear, Failure, and Other Daily Dreads #BookReview #bookworm #howtodeal @voraciousbooks #selfhelp #selfhelpbooks #nonfiction

Keeping the City Going #BookReview #keepingthecitygoing @simonkids #bookworm #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook @brianfloca

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: Caldecott Award winner Brian Floca gives a heartfelt thank you to the essential workers who keep their cities going during COVID-19 quarantine in this tenderly illustrated picture book. We are here at home now, watching the world through our windows. Outside we see the city we know, but not as … Continue reading Keeping the City Going #BookReview #keepingthecitygoing @simonkids #bookworm #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook @brianfloca

Gay Bar #BookReview #gaybar #bookworm #lgbt @littlebrown #book #ownvoices

Synopsis from Little, Brown and Company: Does gay still have a place?  Strobing lights and dark rooms; throbbing house and drag queens on counters; first kisses, last call: the gay bar has long been a place of solidarity and sexual expression—whatever your scene, whoever you’re seeking. But in urban centers around the world, they are closing, … Continue reading Gay Bar #BookReview #gaybar #bookworm #lgbt @littlebrown #book #ownvoices

Rewild Your Life Challenge! Animal Watching Review! @mackidsbooks #outdoorschool #homeschool #bookworm @odddotbooks @jenpharrdavis @marykaycarson @jenswanbooks #mglit

Hi Everyone! This month I have a challenge to take on. Using a set of books called Outdoor School (pictured below), my family have attempted these challenges. I loved reading Animal Watching. Each chapter has a couple of pages of info, such as becoming an active observer, scouting for wildlife, how to be a birder, … Continue reading Rewild Your Life Challenge! Animal Watching Review! @mackidsbooks #outdoorschool #homeschool #bookworm @odddotbooks @jenpharrdavis @marykaycarson @jenswanbooks #mglit

Outdoor School #Bookreview #outdoorschool #bookworm #mglit #middlegradebooks @jenpharrdavis @marykaycarson @jenswanbooks @odddotbooks @mackidsbooks

Hi Everyone! I'm here to announce that I'm part of the Super Influencer Team. There is a series of books Odd Dot Books from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group are coming out with called Outdoor School. We have been challenged with many outdoor activities using these books as guides. They are "interactive skill-building guides for exploring … Continue reading Outdoor School #Bookreview #outdoorschool #bookworm #mglit #middlegradebooks @jenpharrdavis @marykaycarson @jenswanbooks @odddotbooks @mackidsbooks

Let Liberty Rise! #BookReview #letlibertyrise @scholastic #picturebooks #childrensbook #bookworm

Synopsis from Scholastic: On America's 100th birthday, the people of France built a giant gift! It was one of the largest statues the world had ever seen — and she weighed as much as 40 elephants! And when she arrived on our shores in 250 pieces, she needed a pedestal to hold her up. Few … Continue reading Let Liberty Rise! #BookReview #letlibertyrise @scholastic #picturebooks #childrensbook #bookworm

Instant Pot Bible: The Next Generation #BookReview #cookbook @voraciousbooks @bruceweinstein @markscarbrough #cooking #instantpot #instantpotrecipes #bookworm

Hi Everyone! Here's another cookbook review! This time is a cookbook with a lot of recipes for my instant pot. I bought an instant pot because my mom asked me to but I don't know how to use it so it just sits in the corner collecting dust for about a year. One day I … Continue reading Instant Pot Bible: The Next Generation #BookReview #cookbook @voraciousbooks @bruceweinstein @markscarbrough #cooking #instantpot #instantpotrecipes #bookworm

The Keto High Fiber Diet #BookReview #cookbook #theketohighfiberdiet #cooking #recipebook

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: More than 70 high-fiber, easy and delicious recipes for the high-fat, low-carb diet perfect for everyone looking to lose weight and stay healthy. By now, we’ve all heard—and even tried—the keto diet. But when cutting out carbs such as fruits and grains, it is easy to worry about digestive health—and … Continue reading The Keto High Fiber Diet #BookReview #cookbook #theketohighfiberdiet #cooking #recipebook

Real Friends #BookReview #RealFriends @01firstsecond @mackidsbooks @haleshannon #mglit #memoir #bookworm

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: Newbery Honor author Shannon Hale and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham join forces in this graphic memoir about how hard it is to find your real friends—and why it's worth the journey. When best friends are not forever . . . Shannon and Adrienne have been best friends ever … Continue reading Real Friends #BookReview #RealFriends @01firstsecond @mackidsbooks @haleshannon #mglit #memoir #bookworm

The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food #BookReview #cookbook @voraciousbooks #therise @littlebrown @marcuscooks @osayiendolyn

Synopsis from Little, Brown and Company: An Eater Best Cookbook of Fall 2020 • This groundbreaking new cookbook from chef, bestselling author, and TV star Marcus Samuelsson celebrates contemporary Black cooking in 150 extraordinarily delicious recipes. It is long past time to recognize Black excellence in the culinary world the same way it has been celebrated in the … Continue reading The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food #BookReview #cookbook @voraciousbooks #therise @littlebrown @marcuscooks @osayiendolyn

This Will Make it Taste Good #BookReview #cookbook @voraciousbooks @littlebrown #cooking #bookworm #recipebook

Synopsis from Little, Brown and Company: An Eater Best Cookbook of Fall 2020 From caramelized onions to fruit preserves, make home cooking quick and easy with ten simple "kitchen heroes" in these 125 recipes from the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Deep Run Roots. “I wrote this book to inspire you, and … Continue reading This Will Make it Taste Good #BookReview #cookbook @voraciousbooks @littlebrown #cooking #bookworm #recipebook

Shake Strain Done #BookReview #cocktailbook @voraciousbooks @littlebrown @jmhirsch #shakestraindone #bookworm

Synopsis from Little, Brown and Company: Revolutionize the way you drink at home with simple recipes and common ingredients — no obscure liquors or fussy techniques needed — from the editorial director of Milk Street, J.M. Hirsch. Are you done with generic gin and tonics, mediocre Manhattans and basic martinis? You can use pantry staples … Continue reading Shake Strain Done #BookReview #cocktailbook @voraciousbooks @littlebrown @jmhirsch #shakestraindone #bookworm

The Full Plate – #Cookbook #BookReview #thefullplate @voraciousbooks @littlebrown @ayeshacurry #cooking #recipebook #food

Synopsis from Little, Brown, and Company: Enjoy family-friendly recipes that are ready in no time, when you've got no time, from New York Times bestselling author, online phenomenon, and TV star Ayesha Curry. Ayesha Curry knows what it's like to have so much on your plate you can barely think about dinner. But she also … Continue reading The Full Plate – #Cookbook #BookReview #thefullplate @voraciousbooks @littlebrown @ayeshacurry #cooking #recipebook #food

#Cookish – #Cookbook #BookReview #cooking #recipe #bookworm @voraciousbooks #christopherkimballmilkstreet

Synopsis from Little, Brown and Company: Throw together fast, flavorful meals in no time with just a handful of ingredients with 200 highly cookable, delicious, and incredibly simple recipes from the James Beard Award-winning team at Milk Street. In Cookish, Christopher Kimball and his team of cooks and editors harness the most powerful cooking principles … Continue reading #Cookish – #Cookbook #BookReview #cooking #recipe #bookworm @voraciousbooks #christopherkimballmilkstreet

Middle Grade Nonfiction Books Recs #middlegradelit #middlegradebooks #bookworm #mglit #nonfiction @hmhkids

Hi Everyone! Just got a request to recommend some favorite middle grade books. I'm always on the hunt for good ones because my son loves to read. Here are my favorite titles for nonfiction: Synopsis: From an Idea to Nike is a fully-illustrated look into how Nike stepped up its sneaker game to become the most popular … Continue reading Middle Grade Nonfiction Books Recs #middlegradelit #middlegradebooks #bookworm #mglit #nonfiction @hmhkids

May 2020 Wrap-Up with zest #wrapup #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #bookworm

Hi Everyone! Hope you are doing well. I'm currently on vacation to Florida visiting family. Not so lucky because weather forecast to rain all day and all week. In May, I read a few excellent middle grade books. I started out with The Phantom Twin. From the same publisher, First Second, I found my library … Continue reading May 2020 Wrap-Up with zest #wrapup #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #bookworm

All Boys Aren’t Blue #BookReview #allboysarentblue #bookworm @fsgbooks @fiercereads #memoir @iamgmjohnson

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In a series of personal essays, prominent journalist and LGBTQIA+ activist George M. Johnson explores his childhood, adolescence, and college years in New Jersey and Virginia. From the memories of getting his teeth kicked out by bullies at age five, to flea marketing with his loving grandmother, to his first sexual … Continue reading All Boys Aren’t Blue #BookReview #allboysarentblue #bookworm @fsgbooks @fiercereads #memoir @iamgmjohnson

April 2020 Wrap-Up and Cover Release #bookworm #monthlywrapup

Hi Everyone! April was a great month! I'm no longer sick and I started going outside more. I just walked around my driveway sunbathing, planting flowers, picking out weeds, playing on the scooters with my son, and jumping ropes after breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Being active and getting a bit of sunshine really helps make … Continue reading April 2020 Wrap-Up and Cover Release #bookworm #monthlywrapup